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61st (2009) Legislative Assembly Regular Session

Convened Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Adjourned Monday, May 4, 2009

Legislative information from the 61st 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 1,021 bills (577 in the House and 444 in the Senate), 104 concurrent resolutions (66 in the House and 38 in the Senate), and 3 memorial resolutions introduced during the regular session. Of the total 1,128 bills and resolutions introduced, 322 House bills, 308 Senate bills, 39 House concurrent resolutions, 25 Senate concurrent resolutions, 1 House memorial resolution, and 1 Senate memorial resolution passed. The Governor signed 630 bills into law and vetoed 5 bills. The vetoes were all item vetoes that did not affect the entire bill. Thus, 630 bills have, or will, become law.