Go To Top capitol dome
Michigan Legislature
Michigan Compiled Laws Complete Through PA 264 and includes 267-336 of 2018

Senate: Adjourned until Wednesday, August 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Michigan Legislature

Main Content

Article IV § 11


§ 11 Legislators privileged from civil arrest and civil process; limitation; questioning for speech in either house prohibited.

Sec. 11.

Except as provided by law, senators and representatives shall be privileged from civil arrest and civil process during sessions of the legislature and for five days next before the commencement and after the termination thereof. They shall not be questioned in any other place for any speech in either house.

History: Const. 1963, Art. IV, § 11, Eff. Jan. 1, 1964 ;-- Am. S.J.R. A, approved Nov. 2, 1982, Eff. Dec. 18, 1982
Former Constitution: See Const. 1908, Art. V, § 8.

© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

up icon