stats on NC long sessions 2001 through 2009

Here’s a table comparing the volume of legislation filed and passed during the last five long sessions of the North Carolina General Assembly, covering 2001 through 2009:

  2001 2003 2005 2007 2009
Date Convened Jan. 24 Jan. 26 Jan. 26 Jan. 24 Jan. 28
Date adjourned Dec. 6 July 20 Sept. 2 Aug. 2 Aug. 11
Senate legislative days  173  102  126  111  112
House legislative days  179  102  125  113  114
Senate bills introduced  1,109  1,340  1,184  1,573  1,109
House bills introduced  1,478  1,028  1,800  2,072  1,658
Total bills introduced  2,587  2,368  2,984  3,645  2,767
Session Laws enacted  519  435  463  551  577
Vetoes 0 1 1 1 1
Joint resolutions ratified  36  32  58  68  33
Simple resolutions adopted  10  16  26  7  8
Total measures passed  565  483  547  626  618
% measures passed  21.8%  20.3%  18.3%  17.2%  22.3%

source for most of the data: North Carolina Legislative Library, Legislative Statistics 1965-2009. This post is an update of a similar one post-2007 long session, which covered 1993-2007 .

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