Stats on long sessions: 1993 to 2007

The legislative team at Nelson Mullins put together the following table of data from the last eight odd-numbered year long sessions, I thought I would post it as of general interest. Thanks Patrick Buffkin for forwarding it along this morning!

 

1993 1995 1997 1999 2001 2003 2005 2007
Date Convened Jan. 27 Jan. 25 Jan. 29 Jan. 27 Jan. 24 Jan. 26 Jan. 26 Jan. 24
Date adjourned July 24 July 29 Aug. 28 July 21 Dec. 6 July 20 Sept. 2 Aug. 2
Senate legislative days  109  109  123  101  173  102  126  111
House legislative days  110  108  123  103  179  102  125  113
Senate bills introduced  1,299  1,103  1,089  1,175  1,109  1,340  1,184  1,573
House bills introduced  1,499  1,070  1,245  1,489  1,478  1,028  1,800  2,072
Total bills introduced  2,798  2,173  2,334  2,664  2,587  2,368  2,984  3,645
Session Laws enacted  563  546  528  462  519  435  463  551
Vetoes 0 0 0 1 1 1*
Joint resolutions ratified  31  15  33  22  36  32  58  68
Simple resolutions adopted  7  7  11  24  10  16  26  7
Total measures passed  601  568  572  508  565  483  547  626
% measures passed  21.5%  26.1%  24.5%  19.0%  21.8%  20.3%  18.3%  17.2%

*Reconvening of session for consideration of this veto has not yet occurred.

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