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Legislative Time Capsule - 77th Legislature (1991-1992)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
1991
1/8/1991 5/20/1991 133 58 58
1992
1/6/1992 4/16/1992 102 42 42

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
1991 1725 1595 344   Search 8
1992 1329 1208 233   Search 2

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
1991 See year detail page for full explanation of vetos for this session 27 0 16   [84] 111 43
1992 14 8 2   [3] 17 16

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Dee Long  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Robert E. Vanasek  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Majority Leader Dee Long  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Alan W. Welle  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Minority Leader Terence M. Dempsey  (Independent Republican)
President of the Senate Jerome M. Hughes  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Majority Leader Roger D. Moe  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Minority Leader Duane D. Benson  (Independent Republican)

Officers

Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives Edward A. Burdick
House Sergeant-at-Arms Andrew R. Remke
Secretary of the Senate Patrick E. Flahaven
Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Sven K. Lindquist

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
1/8/1991 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 54 80 0 26
2/7/1991 Special election Phil Heir (IR) won the special election for District 50B on February 2, 1991. He was sworn in on February 7, 1991. 133 54 79 0 25
2/18/1991 Special election Gregory Davids (IR) won the special election for District 32B on February 12, 1991. He was sworn in on February 18, 1991. 134 55 79 0 24
1/1/1992 Resignation Rep. Linda Scheid (DFL, 47A) resigned to take a job in the private sector. 133 55 78 0 23
1/2/1992 Special election Rich Krambeer (IR) won the special election for District 47A on December 17, 1991. He was sworn in on January 2, 1992. 134 56 78 0 22
5/7/1992 Resignation Rep. Sally Olsen (IR, 44A) resigned to take an appointment in the Workers' Compensation Court of Appeals. There was no special election. 133 55 78 0 23
5/11/1992 Resignation Rep. Terry Dempsey (IR, 23A) resigned to take an appointment as district judge. There was no special election. 132 54 78 0 24
12/14/1992 Resignation Rep. Gloria Segal (DFL, 44B), in ill health 133 47 86 0 39
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
1/8/1991 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 21 46 0 25
12/7/1991 Resignation Sen. Don Storm (IR, 42) appointed to Public Utilities Commission. 66 20 46 0 26
1/4/1992 Special election Roy Terwilliger (IR) elected from 42. 67 21 46 0 25
5/20/1992 Resignation Sen. Jim Gustafson (IR, 8) appointed commissioner of Iron Range Resources & Rehabilitation Board; no special election. 66 20 46 0 26
C=Conservative  R=Republican  IR=Independent Republican  L=Liberal  DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

House Committees

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