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Legislative Time Capsule - 67th Legislature (1971-1972)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1971
1/5/1971 5/24/1971 140 104 104
1971 1st Special Session
Taxes and revenues, reapportionment. Recessed between 7/31/1971 and 10/12/1971.
5/25/1971 10/30/1971 159 54 53

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1971 3195 2817 966   Search 5
1971 1st Special Session 287 215 48   Search 1

Legislation - 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
1971 7 3 1   [1] 8 8
1971 1st Special Session 2 1 0   [0] 2 2

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Aubrey W. Dirlam  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Majority Leader Ernest A. Lindstrom  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
House Minority Leader Martin Olav Sabo  (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus)
President of the Senate This position was handled multiple ways historically - See full list
Senate Majority Leader Stanley Willard Holmquist, Sr.  (Nonpartisan Election-Conservative Caucus)
Senate Minority Leader Nicholas D. Coleman  (Nonpartisan Election-Liberal Caucus)

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
1/5/1971 Convenes [Total seats possible = 135] 135 70 65 0 5
4/1/1971 Death Rep. Charlie Miller (DFL, 2B) 134 70 64 0 6
5/4/1971 Special election Dick Lemke (DFL) elected from 2B 135 70 65 0 5
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
1/5/1971 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 34 33 0 1
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

House Committees

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Senate Committees

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