WHEELERweek – Legislative Statistics

 

A Statistical History of Floor sessions, Legislation and Laws

 

Session Calendar Days Meeting Days (S)* Meeting Days (A)* Bills Introduced Joint Resolutions Resolutions Bills Vetoed Overridden Laws Enacted
1971 729 179 180 2568 291 121 32 3 336
1973 736 147 150 2591 277 126 13 0 332
1975 729 125 129 2325 169 88 36 6 414
1977 730 86 112 2053 182 48 21 4 442
1979 734 85 99 1920 203 40 19 3 350
1981 729 121 130 1987 176 70 10 2 381
1983 736 75 80 1902 173 50 3 0 521
1985 729 68 67 1624 171 41 7 0 293
1987 730 75 87 1631 196 21 35 0 413
1989 735 68 70 1557 244 45 35 0 361
1991 729 102 100 1676 244 32 33 0 318
1993 730 91 86 2147 207 47 8 0 491
1995 735 78 90 1780 163 38 4 0 467
1997 729 87 92 1508 183 30 3 0 333
1999 731 97 101 1498 168 52 5 0 196
2001 734 62 63 1436 174 75 0 0 106
2003 729 104 94 1567 164 78 54 0 326
2005 731 69 72 1967 196 76 47 0 489
2007 733 91 89 1574 230 50 1 0 239
2009 729 59 60 1720 221 44 6 0 406
2011 735 69 64 1325 211 48 0 0 267
2013 730 55 53 1627 214 37 1 0 373

 

*Meeting Days include skeleton days – days in which the legislature was scheduled to meet by the Session Schedule, but no actual floor action by legislators took place.

AND TODAY….

The 2017-18 Legislative Schedule has 94 days available for floor session.  The Senate will be in on October 31 and November 7, the Assembly will be in one day each of those weeks but has not yet specified which days.  In addition, Speaker Vos has told members he would like to complete all action for the 2017-18 session during the January scheduled session period.  The Senate has discussed coming in during the February scheduled floor session.  The Assembly currently has 517 bills, 76 joint resolutions, and 15 resolutions while the Senate has 420 bills, 75 joint resolutions, and three resolutions. Governor Walker has signed 59 bills into law.