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56th (1999) Legislative Assembly Regular Session

Convened Tuesday, January 5, 1999
Adjourned Saturday, April 17, 1999

Legislative information from the 56th Legislative Assembly is available through this website without charge. Generally, some information will become available before the Legislative Assembly convenes, and some information becomes available after the Legislative Assembly adjourns (effective dates of legislation and Session Laws). During the legislative session this information is updated daily.

There were 937 bills (495 in the House and 442 in the Senate), 140 concurrent resolutions (81 in the House and 59 in the Senate), and 2 memorial resolutions introduced. Of the total 1,079 bills and resolutions introduced, 278 House bills, 284 Senate bills, 58 House concurrent resolutions, 50 Senate concurrent resolutions, and both memorial resolutions passed. The Governor signed 555 bills into law and vetoed 7 bills. One veto was overridden and one veto was an item veto and did not affect the entire bill. Thus, 557 of the 562 bills have, or will, become law.