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Legislative Time Capsule - 73rd Legislature (1983-1984)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1983
1/4/1983 5/23/1983 140 60 60
1984
3/6/1984 4/24/1984 50 24 24

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1983 1369 1321 375   Search 11
1984 976 901 283   Search 11

Other Information

Vetoes (All Sessions)

  Full Bills Vetoed
(including pockets)
Pocket Vetoes Bills with Line Item Vetoes [# of lines vetoed] TOTAL
Full Bills Vetoed + Lines Vetoed
TOTAL
Full Bills Vetoed + Bills with Lines Vetoed
1983 1 0 1   [2] 3 2
1984 5 0 0   [0] 5 5

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Harry A. Sieben, Jr.  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Majority Leader Willis Roy Eken  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Harry A. Sieben, Jr.  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Minority Leader David M. Jennings  (Independent Republican)
President of the Senate Jerome M. Hughes  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Majority Leader Roger D. Moe  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Minority Leader James E. Ulland  (Independent Republican)

Officers

Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives Edward A. Burdick
House Sergeant-at-Arms Lawrence W. Bothwell
Secretary of the Senate Patrick E. Flahaven
Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Marvin F. Raiola

Election Results

- Selected election results are available at this page.

Party Control of the House of Representatives (All Sessions)

Date Event Note Total Seats C/R/IR L/DFL Other Margin
1/4/1983 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 57 77 0 20
9/12/1983 Resignation Rep. Tom Berkelman (DFL, 8B) resigned to take another job. 133 57 76 0 19
11/17/1983 Special election Ben Boo (IR) won the special election for District 8B on November 8, 1983. He was sworn in on November 17, 1983. 134 58 76 0 18
3/6/1984 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 58 76 0 18
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

Party Control of the Senate (All Sessions)

Date Event Note Total Seats C/R/IR L/DFL Other Margin
1/4/1983 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 25 42 0 17
3/6/1984 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 25 42 0 17
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

House Committees

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