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Gather data on legislative immunity

April 3, 2014
The Journal

State Sen. Kathy Sheran has introduced a bill to deal with the issue of legislative immunity for DWIs. According to the state constitution, legislators are immune from arrest and prosecution during the session, except in case of "treason, felony and disturbance of the peace." That was written in the horse and buggy days, before drunken driving became the problem it is today.

 
 
 

 

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