The Utah legislative session is almost over. As they say on Marketplace, “let’s do the numbers.” (as of mid-day yesterday)
There have been 223 bills passed at the 2011 General Session. There were 498 House bills introduced and 132 substitute House bills. There were also 19 House concurrent resolutions, 49 House joint resolutions and four House resolutions. This brings the total for the House bills to 702. Of those, 125 bills were passed.
There were 319 Senate bills introduced and 77 substitute Senate bills. There were also 18 Senate concurrent resolutions, 31 Senate joint resolutions and one Senate resolution. This brings the total for the Senate bills to 446. Of those, 98 bills were passed.
In the 2010 General Session, 672 House bills and 428 Senate bills were introduced. This totaled to 1104 bills and 481 were passed (44 percent pass rate). Of those, 299 passed were House bills and 182 were Senate bills.
In 2009, 643 House bills and 389 Senate bills were introduced. This totaled to 1032 and 451 bills were passed (44 percent pass rate). Of those, 272 passed were House bills and 179 were Senate bills.
(h/t to Salt Lake Tribune’s Political Cornflakes and Tribune intern Rinna Waddhany)
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