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Legislative Time Capsule - 88th Legislature (2013-2014)

Session Dates (All Sessions)

  Convened Adjourned Calendar Days Legislative Days - House Legislative Days - Senate
2013
1/8/2013 5/20/2013 133 62 62
2013 1st Special Session
To provide disaster relief for 18 counties due to severe storms and flooding.
9/9/2013 9/9/2013 1 1 1
2014
2/25/2014 5/16/2014 81 44 44

Legislation (All Sessions)

  House - Bills Introduced Senate - Bills Introduced Laws Resolutions
2013 1862 Search 1683 Search 144   Search 0
2013 1st Special Session 20 Search 33 Search 1   Search 0
2014 1534 Search 1309 Search 168   Search 0

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
2013 0 0 2   [3] 3 2
2013 1st Special Session 0 0 0   [0] 0 0
2014 1 0 1   [1] 2 2

Leadership         

Speaker of the House Paul Thissen  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Majority Leader Erin Murphy  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt  (Republican)
President of the Senate Sandra L. Pappas  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Majority Leader Thomas M. Bakk  (Democratic-Farmer-Labor)
Senate Minority Leader David W. Hann  (Republican)

Officers

Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives Albin A. Mathiowetz
House Sergeant-at-Arms Travis Reese
Secretary of the Senate JoAnne M. Zoff
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
1/8/2013 Convenes Districts 14A and 19A were vacant at the convening of the Legislature due to resignations. [Total seats possible = 134] 132 60 72 0 12
2/19/2013 Special election Tama Theis (R) won the special election in District 14A and Clark Johnson (DFL) won in District 19A on Feburary 12, 2013 and they were sworn in on February 19, 2013. 134 61 73 0 12
2/25/2014 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 61 73 0 12
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
1/8/2013 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 28 39 0 11
2/25/2014 Convenes [Total seats possible = 67] 67 28 39 0 11
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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