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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 Rep. Terry Morrow (DFL, 19A) and Rep. Steve Gottwalt (R, 14A) were elected to serve in the 88th Legislature but both resigned before it began. [Total seats possible = 134] 132 60 72 0 12
2/12/2013 Special election Tama Theis (R) won the special election in District 14A and Clark Johnson (DFL) won the special election in District 19A. 134 61 73 0 12
2/25/2014 Convenes [Total seats possible = 134] 134 61 73 0 12
11/4/2014 Election 134 72 62 0 10
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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