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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

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
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) took another job 133 57 76 0 19
11/8/1983 Special election Ben Boo (IR) elected from 8B 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
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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