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The following write-ups are produced and maintained by Minnesota House Research Department, with some links provided to other sources.



Making Laws

Making Laws is a nine-part series that goes in-depth on the various steps of creating legislation by the Minnesota Legislature. Each work in the series discusses an aspect of the legislative process in detail. Works in the series are as follows:

Constitutional Amendments

Legislative Office


  • Ethical Issues and the Minnesota House
    A 13-page publication that answers basic questions about the operation of the House Ethics Committee, including jurisdiction, committee procedures, and the complaint process. August 2023.
  • Legislative Ethics
    An 8-page publication that summarizes Minnesota laws and rules relating to ethical behavior that apply to House members and staff. November 2018.

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