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Legislative Time Capsule - 53rd Legislature (1943-1944)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1943
1/5/1943 4/21/1943 107 76 80
1944 1st Special Session
To consider suffrage of soldiers, change date of primary election. Matters considered: Military personnel suffrage; and change of primary and general election dates.
3/8/1944 3/11/1944 4 4 4

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1943 1462 1320 666   Search 12
1944 1st Special Session 8 4 2   Search 2

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
1943 6 4 0   [0] 6 6
1944 1st Special Session 0 0 0   [0] 0 0

Legislators

All House Senate

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Lawrence M. Hall, Sr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Majority Leader Roy Emery Dunn  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Minority Leader Unknown - See full list
President of the Senate This position was handled multiple ways historically - See full list
Senate Majority Leader Charles Noah Orr  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
Senate Minority Leader Unknown - See full list

Officers

Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives Harry L. Allen
House Sergeant-at-Arms Hans Olson
Secretary of the Senate Herbert Y. Torrey
Senate Sergeant-at-Arms John J. Aupperle

Number of Seats

  • House: 131
  • Senate: 67

Election Results

- Selected election results are available at this page.

House Committees

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Senate Committees

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