BOS 2009: Chapter 3: State Legislative Branch

Chapter 3 of the 2009 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2009

Chapter 3:  State Legislative Branch

Articles:

  1. "2008 Legislative Elections"

Tables:

State Legislatures

  Table 3.1: Names of State Legislative Bodies and Convening Places. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.2: Legislative Sessions: Legal Provisions. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.3: The Legislators: Numbers, Terms, and Party Affiliations: 2009. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.3A: The Legislators: Numbers, Terms, and Party Affiliations by Region: 2009. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.4: Membership Turnover in the Legislatures: 2008. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.5: The Legislators: Qualifications for Election. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.6: Senate Leadership Positions: Methods and Selection. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.7: House/Assembly Leadership Positions: Methods of Selection. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.8: Method of Setting Legislative Compensation. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.9: Legislative Compensation and Living Expense Allowances During Sessions. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.10: Legislative Compensation: Other Payments and Benefits. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.11: Additional Compensation for Senate Leaders. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.12: Additional Compensation for House/Assembly Leaders. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.13: State Legislative Retirement Benefits. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.14: Bill Pre-Filing, Reference and Carryover. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.15: Time Limits on Bill Introduction. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.16: Enacting Legislation: Veto, Veto Override and Effective Date. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.17: Legislative Appropriations Process: Budget Documents and Bills. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.18: Fiscal Notes: Content and Distribution. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.19: Bill and Resolution Introductions and Enactments: 2008 Regular Sessions. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.20: Bill and Resolution Introductions and Enactments: 2008 Specials Sessions. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.21: Staff and Individual Legislators. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.22: Staff for Legislative Standing Committees. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.23: Standing Committees: Appointment and Number. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.24: Rules Adoption and Standing Committees: Procedure. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.25: Legislative Review of Administrative Regulations: Structures and Procedures. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.26: Legislative Review of Administrative Bill and Resolution Introductions and Enactments: Rules/Regulations: Powers. Download in Excel and PDF.

  Table 3.27: Summary of Sunset Legislation. Download in Excel and PDF.