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2012 Minnesota Statutes Index (topics)

WITNESSES

See also CORROBORATION; CROSS-EXAMINATION; EVIDENCE; PERJURY; WITNESS TAMPERING

Abortion, fifth amendment rights, exception, Minn. Statutes 2012 617.21

Abuse, witnesses to, services, policy of state, Minn. Statutes 2012 15.87

Addresses, crime victims, confidentiality, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.035

Adoption

Consents, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.24

Hearings on petition, waiver of notice, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.49

Aeronautics, Minn. Statutes 2012 360.015

Age

Child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Marriages, witnesses to, Minn. Statutes 2012 517.10

Agricultural chemicals, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 18D.201

Airport boards of adjustment, Minn. Statutes 2012 360.071

Alcohol and drug counselors, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Alternative dispute resolution proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Antenuptial agreements, Minn. Statutes 2012 519.11

Attorneys, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Bribery, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.42

Change of name, Minn. Statutes 2012 259.10

Child custody, see Witnesses under CHILD CUSTODY

Children, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Chiropractic Examiners Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2012 148.04

Chiropractors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

City council hearings, special assessments, Minn. Statutes 2012 429.061

Civil service commissions, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2012 383C.048

Civil trials, interpreters (language), Minn. Statutes 2012 546.43

Clergy, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Collection agencies, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2012 332.40

Collective bargaining, group representatives, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.16

Commerce Department, collection agencies, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2012 332.40

Commitments

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.54, 2012 629.55

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 253B.08

Intrusive mental health treatments, declaration of preferences or instructions, Minn. Statutes 2012 253B.03

Communication assistants for telecommunications systems, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Compelling appearance, see SUBPOENAS

Compensation and salaries, see Fees under this topic

Competence

Convicted persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.07

Religious tests prohibited, Minn. Const. art 1 s 17

Compulsory process to obtain witnesses, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Confrontation, right of accused, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Contempts

Aeronautics, orders, noncompliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 360.015

Detaining, Minn. Statutes 2012 588.01

Refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2012 588.01, 2012 588.20

Workers' compensation, subpoenas, failure to obey, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.351

Contested cases

Administrative procedure, Minn. Statutes 2012 14.60

Local water management, Minn. Statutes 2012 103B.345

Convicted persons, competence, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.07

Credibility, traffic violation convictions not to affect, Minn. Statutes 2012 169.94

Criminal contempt, refusal to be sworn or answer, Minn. Statutes 2012 588.20

Criminal proceedings

Constitutional provisions regarding, Minn. Const. art 1 s 6

Deaf persons, interpreters, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.30 to 2012 611.34

Fees, see same under this topic

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.32, 2012 634.07, 2012 634.08

Public defenders, defendants, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.24

Recognizance, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.54, 2012 629.55

Summoning, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.44

Travel and testimony, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.06 to 2012 634.09

Cruelty to animals, investigations, Minn. Statutes 2012 343.22

Data, law enforcement data, classification, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.82

Date of birth, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.035

Deaf persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 546.42 to 2012 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.30 to 2012 611.34

Definitions, judicial proof, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.01

Deposed persons, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.01

Developmentally disabled persons, examination of capacity, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.06

Disciplinary hearings, state troopers, Minn. Statutes 2012 299D.03

Distrained animals, damages, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.10

Dogs, damage claims, Minn. Statutes 2012 347.15

Estrays, determination of charges, Minn. Statutes 2012 346.04

Expenses, reimbursement

Business corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 302A.521

Cooperative associations, Minn. Statutes 2012 308B.471

Limited liability companies, Minn. Statutes 2012 322B.699

Nonprofit corporations, Minn. Statutes 2012 317A.521

Travel, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.22, 2012 357.24, 2012 357.32, 2012 638.06 to 2012 638.08

Expert witnesses, see EXPERT WITNESSES

Fees

Adulterated or misbranded food, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 34A.12

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 144E.30

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.78

Attorneys' removal or suspension proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 481.15

Businesses, gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.37

Child maltreatment, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045

Claims against local governments, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.38

Commitment hearings, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 253B.23

Compensation and salary lawsuits and hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 181.171

Criminal trials

Committed witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.55

County payment, change of venue, Minn. Statutes 2012 627.02

Fees and expenses, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.24

Payment by state, Minn. Statutes 2012 480.182

Payments by county treasurer, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.32

Firefighters, lawsuits against, Minn. Statutes 2012 471.86

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.22

Hazardous substances releases, lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 115B.14

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.054

Implied consent hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.15

Insurance for, authority to issue, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 60A.06

Juvenile courts, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 260B.152, 2012 260B.331, 2012 260C.152, 2012 260C.331, 2012 357.241

Labor and Industry Department, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 175.20

Municipal officers, exception, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.23

Nursing home administrators, violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 144A.2511

Parents of child witnesses, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.242

Paternity lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 257.69

Payment to attorneys in case, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.30

Peace officers, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.13, 2012 471.44, 2012 471.45

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.18, 2012 216B.28

Reimbursements, human services, Minn. Statutes 2012 256.045

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2012 480.182

Tax administration and compliance proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.31, 2012 270C.32

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2012 271.19

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.22, 2012 357.24, 2012 357.32, 2012 638.06 to 2012 638.08

Unemployment insurance, Minn. Statutes 2012 268.105, 2012 268.188

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.351

Fifth amendment rights, see under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Firefighters civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 420.12

Foreign states, criminal trials in, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.06 to 2012 634.09

Formal testacy proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.3-406

Fraternal benefit societies, examinations and visitations, Minn. Statutes 2012 64B.30

Gambling, violations, licenses, revocation or suspension, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.37

Grand jury witnesses

Names, entry on indictment, Minn. Statutes 2012 630.18

News media sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.021 to 2012 595.025

Testimony, disclosure by juror, Minn. Statutes 2012 628.65

Health care directives, Minn. Statutes 2012 145C.03

Health care information, review organizations, testimony, Minn. Statutes 2012 145.64

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.054

Health maintenance organizations, audits and examinations, Minn. Statutes 2012 62D.14

Health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4175

Home care services, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 144A.46

Household goods warehouses, complaints, Minn. Statutes 2012 231.24

Housing, warranties, modifications or waivers, Minn. Statutes 2012 327A.04

Human Services Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.13

Husbands, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02, 2012 609.326

Identity

Protection, predatory offender risk assessment determination, Minn. Statutes 2012 244.052

Withholding, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.82

In forma pauperis proceedings, court costs, Minn. Statutes 2012 563.01

Inquests court inquests, Minn. Statutes 2012 390.32, 2012 390.33

Insurance companies, liquidation, payment, preference, Minn. Statutes 2012 60B.44

International wills, Minn. Statutes 2012 524.2-1003

Interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 546.42 to 2012 546.44

Criminal proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.30 to 2012 611.34

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Intoxicated persons, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Jurors, personal knowledge of fact in controversy, Minn. Statutes 2012 631.05

Juvenile witnesses, see Witnesses under CHILDREN

Labor and Industry Department, small claims court, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.2615

Legislative personnel, Minn. Statutes 2012 3.16

Licensed consulting psychologists, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Licensing boards, subpoenas, power to issue, Minn. Statutes 2012 214.10

Living wills, Minn. Statutes 2012 145B.03, 2012 145B.04

Local social services agencies, Minn. Statutes 2012 256B.13

Marriage, witnesses to

Age requirement, Minn. Statutes 2012 517.10

Signatures on marriage certificates, Minn. Statutes 2012 517.10

Solemnization, authority, Minn. Statutes 2012 517.01, 2012 517.09, 2012 517.18

Meat and poultry inspection investigations, Minn. Statutes 2012 31A.27

Mediation, documents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Mediators, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Mental illness, persons with, ability to testify, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Metropolitan Airports Commission proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 473.608

Mileage

Adulterated or misbranded food, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 34A.12

Ambulance services, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 144E.30

Asbestos Abatement Act lawsuits, Minn. Statutes 2012 326.78

Commitment hearings, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 253B.23, 2012 480.182

Firefighters civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2012 420.12

Gambling violations, Minn. Statutes 2012 349.37

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.054, 2012 144A.754

Juvenile courts, Minn. Statutes 2012 260B.152, 2012 260B.331, 2012 260C.152, 2012 260C.331

Police civil service commissions, trials, Minn. Statutes 2012 419.11

Public guardianship, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 252A.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.18, 2012 216B.28

Sheriff's civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 387.40

State, payment by, Minn. Statutes 2012 480.182

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 103A.335, 2012 103D.101

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 168.27

Motor vehicle retail sales contracts, subpoenas, Minn. Statutes 2012 53C.05

Municipal merit systems, dismissal hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 44.08

News media, sources, protection, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.021 to 2012 595.025

Non-English-speaking persons, see Interpreters under this topic

Nonresidents, criminal proceedings

Court certificates requiring attendance, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.07

Immunity from arrest, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.08

Travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.32

Nursing Board, power to summon, Minn. Statutes 2012 148.191

Oaths and affirmations

Capacity to understand, examination, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.06

Form, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.07, 2012 358.08

Health Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.054

Occupational safety and health, Minn. Statutes 2012 182.659

Ombudsman for mental health and developmental disabilities, hearings, witness privileges, Minn. Statutes 2012 245.94

Order to travel and testify, notice received, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.06

Pardons Board, travel expenses, Minn. Statutes 2012 638.08

Parents, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Parties to suits, testimony, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Paternity, Minn. Statutes 2012 257.63, 2012 257.69

Peace officers' discipline procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.89

Personal representatives, beneficiaries deemed as, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Photographs, display to, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.43

Physicians and surgeons, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Police civil service commissions, Minn. Statutes 2012 419.11

Psychologists, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Public Employees Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2012 353.03

Public guardianship hearings, costs, payment, Minn. Statutes 2012 252A.20

Public interest labor disputes, hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 179.08

Public officials, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Public Safety Department

Motor vehicle dealers, license hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 168.27

Witness and victim protection fund, creation, Minn. Statutes 2012 299C.065

Public Utilities Commission

Authority to summon, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.18

Fees, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.18, 2012 216B.28

Generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.28 to 2012 216B.31

Refusal to testify, contempt, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.29

Subpoenas, disobedience, effect, Minn. Statutes 2012 216.18

Recognizance

Children, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.55

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.54, 2012 629.55

Recognizance to keep the peace, Minn. Statutes 2012 625.04, 2012 625.10

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.364

Refusal to testify

Contempts, Minn. Statutes 2012 588.01, 2012 588.20

Public Utilities Commission, Minn. Statutes 2012 216B.29

Punishment, notaries public, Minn. Statutes 2012 359.11

Self-incrimination, see Fifth amendment rights under CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS

Registered nurses, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Registration of title, examiners of titles, Minn. Statutes 2012 508.13

Religious corporations, incorporation procedures, Minn. Statutes 2012 315.01

Religious workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Retaliation against, employers, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.036

Revenue Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.31, 2012 270C.32

Rulemaking hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 14.14

Rules of evidence, conflicts with statutes, Minn. Statutes 2012 480.0591

School board hearings, students, exclusion or expulsion, Minn. Statutes 2012 121A.47

Search warrants, support for issuance, Minn. Statutes 2012 626.09

Sexual assault counselors, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Shootings, aid to shooting victims, Minn. Statutes 2012 604A.02, 2012 609.662

Signatures

Notarial acts, attesting signatures defined as, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.41

Procedure, generally, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.42

Short form, Minn. Statutes 2012 358.48

Social workers, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Speech-impaired persons, interpreters

Civil proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 546.42 to 2012 546.44

Criminal proceeding, Minn. Statutes 2012 611.30 to 2012 611.34

Spouses

Privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02

Testifying against spouse, prostitution, Minn. Statutes 2012 609.326

Swindling, Minn. Statutes 2012 629.364

Tax administration and compliance, Minn. Statutes 2012 270C.31, 2012 270C.32

Tax arbitration boards, Minn. Statutes 2012 290.081, 2012 290.171

Tax Court, Minn. Statutes 2012 271.13, 2012 271.19

Teachers Retirement Association, Minn. Statutes 2012 354.07

Telephone numbers, disclosure, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.035

Topographic surveys, Saint Louis County, Minn. Statutes 2012 383C.455

Transportation Department, proceedings, Minn. Statutes 2012 174.10

Travel expenses

Amount, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.22

Criminal cases, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.24, 2012 357.32

Nonresidents, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.32

Pardons Board, Minn. Statutes 2012 638.08

Payment in advance of travel, Minn. Statutes 2012 357.22, 2012 357.32

Travel outside of state of residence, Minn. Statutes 2012 634.06, 2012 634.07

Treason, witness to, Minn. Const. art 1 s 9

Undercover buy fund, witness and victim protection, Minn. Statutes 2012 299C.065

Victims of crime, Minn. Statutes 2012 611A.035

Voir dire examinations, Minn. Statutes 2012 631.36

Voir dire, Minn. Statutes 2012 631.36

Waivers, privileges, health threat to others, reporting, Minn. Statutes 2012 144.4175

Water and Soil Resources Board hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 103A.335, 2012 103D.101

Water use permit hearings, Minn. Statutes 2012 103G.311

Wiretapped evidence, persons overhearing, Minn. Statutes 2012 626A.11

Witness and victim protection fund, creation, Public Safety Department, Minn. Statutes 2012 299C.065

Witness and victim protection programs, participants, Minn. Statutes 2012 13.82, 2012 144.218, 2012 259.10

Wives, privileged communications, Minn. Statutes 2012 595.02, 2012 609.326

Workers' compensation insurance, inspections, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.184

Workers' compensation, Minn. Statutes 2012 176.351, 2012 176.541

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