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Legislative Time Capsule - 92nd Legislature (2021-2022)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
2021
1/5/2021 5/17/2021 133 60 60
2021 1st Special Session
To enact a balanced state budget and to address the Governor's extension of the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency originally declared on March 13, 2020.
6/14/2021 7/7/2021 24 16 19
  The House adjourned sine die on June 30, 2021; the Senate adjourned sine die on July 7, 2021.    

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
2021 2653 Search 2572 Search 31   Search
2021 1st Special Session 69 Search 71 Search 14   Search

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
2021 0 0 0   [0] 0 0
2021 1st Special Session 0 0 0   [0] 0 0

Leadership     House Leadership Page      Senate Leadership Page

Speaker of the House Melissa Hortman  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Majority Leader Ryan Winkler  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt  (Republican)
President of the Senate Jeremy R. Miller  (Republican)
David J. Osmek  (Republican)
Senate Majority Leader Paul E. Gazelka  (Republican)
Jeremy R. Miller  (Republican)
Mark Johnson  (Republican)
Senate Minority Leader Melisa López Franzen  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Susan Kent  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)

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
1/5/2021 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 59 70 5 6
* Representative-elect Erik Mortensen announced his intention to join the New House Republican Caucus on November 9, 2020. The five members are included with the other Republicans for the purpose of the margin.
1/5/2021 Party/Caucus change Rep. Erik Mortensen (55A) joined the New House Republican Caucus. 134 59 70 5 6
* Representative-elect Erik Mortensen announced his intention to join the New House Republican Caucus on November 9, 2020. The five members are included with the other Republicans for the purpose of the margin.
5/18/2021 Party/Caucus change Rep. Erik Mortensen (55A) left the New House Republican Caucus and will be caucusing independently as the Republican Freedom Caucus. 134 59 70 5 6
* Representative Erik Mortensen left the New House Republican Caucus on May 18, 2021 and will caucus independently as the Republican Freedom Caucus. Both the four members of the New House Republican Caucus and the one member of the Republican Freedom Caucus are included with the other Republicans for the purpose of the margin.
9/15/2021 Party/Caucus change Rep. John Thompson (67A) left the DFL Caucus and will be caucusing as the Independent Caucus. 134 59 69 6 6
* Representative John Thompson left the DFL caucus on September 15, 2021 and will caucus as Independent. He is included with the other Democrats for the purpose of the margin.
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
1/5/2021 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 34 31 2 3
* Sen. Tom Bakk and Sen. David Tomassoni formed a separate and independent caucus. Their caucus may align with the Republican caucus on some issues and with the DFL caucus on others.
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

House Committees

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