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The 2007 Legislative Year By The Numbers

The 2007 legislative year

Total number of bills introduced: 2803

The Senate
Total number of bills introduced: 1052

Number of Senate bills that cleared the Senate: 584
(56 percent of total introduced)

Number that were also passed out of the Assembly, and on to the governor’s desk: 379

Number of those bills that went to the governor’s desk on the final night of session: 90

Percentage of Senate bills that reached the Assembly that went on to the governor’s desk: 65

The Assembly

Total number of bills introduced: 1751

Number of Assembly bills that cleared the Assembly: 918
(52 percent of total introduced)

Number that were also passed out of the Senate, and on to the governor’s desk: 583 (64 percent of Assembly bills sent to Senate)

Number of Assembly bills sent to the governor on final night of session: 124

The governor

Number of bills signed: 213
Number of bills vetoed: 8

Sources: Governor’s press office, Assembly and Senate desks, legisweb.net


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