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Legislator Immunity

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House Revives Effort To Scrap Lawmaker Immunity

A Minnesota lawmaker wants to make it crystal clear: State legislators can’t avoid arrest during session. Lawmakers’ supposed immunity from being arrested for drunken driving and other crimes has been a hot topic for years.

03/18/2015

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Minnesota Considers Ending Lawmaker Immunity Law

The Minnesota House has passed a bill that erases any immunity for state lawmakers facing felony or misdemeanor charges, including drunken driving.

04/10/2014

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Concordia Students Seek To Change ‘Legislator Immunity’

A group of college students is taking on what they see as a loophole in the state constitution. It’s referred to as “legislator immunity,” and essentially protects lawmakers from arrest during the legislative session.

03/13/2012