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59th (2005) Legislative Assembly Regular Session

Convened Tuesday, January 4, 2005
Adjourned Saturday, April 23, 2005

Legislative information from the 59th 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 944 bills (531 in the House and 413 in the Senate), 100 concurrent resolutions (60 in the House and 40 in the Senate), and 2 memorial resolutions introduced during the regular session. Of the total 1,046 bills and resolutions introduced, 333 House bills, 282 Senate bills, 42 House concurrent resolutions, 32 Senate concurrent resolutions, 1 House memorial resolution, and 1 Senate memorial resolution passed. The Governor signed 612 bills into law and vetoed 6 bills. Three vetoes were item vetoes and did not affect the entire bill. Thus, 612 of the 615 bills have, or will, become law.