BOS 2003: Chapter 3: State Legislative Branch

Chapter 3 of the 2003 Book of the States contains the following articles and tables:

Book of the States 2003

Chapter 3: State Legislative Branch

Articles:

  1. "2002 State Legislative Elections"
  2. "The Effects of Legislative Term Limits"
  3. "Trends in State Legislative Parties"
  4. "Trends and Issues in State Legislative Redistricting"

Tables:

Legislators

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

TABLE 3.2: Legislative Sessions: Legal Provisions. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.3: The Legislators: Numbers, Terms and Party Affiliations: 2003. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.3a: The Legislators: Numbers, Terms and Party Affiliations by Region: 2003. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.4: Membership  Turnover in the Legislatures: 2002. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.5: The Legislators: Qualifications for Election. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.6: Senate Leadership Positions-Methods of Selection. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.7: House Leadership Positions-Methods of Selection. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.8: Method of Setting Legislative Compensation. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.9: Legislative Compensation: Regular Session. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.10: Legislative Compensation: Interim Payments and Other Direct Payments.   Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.11: Additional Compensation for Senate Leaders. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.12: Additional Compensation for House Leaders. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.13: State Legislative Retirement Benefits. Download in PDF.

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

TABLE 3.15: Time Limits on Bill Introduction. Download in PDF.

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

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

TABLE 3.18: Fiscal Notes: Content and Distribution. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.19: Bill and Resolution Introductions and Enactments: 2002 Regular Sessions. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.20: Bill and Resolutions Introductions and Enactments: 2002 Special Sessions. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.21: Staff for Individual Legislators. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.22: Staff for Legislative Standing Committees. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.23: Standing Committees: Appointment and Number. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.24 Rules Adoption and Standing Committee: Procedure. Download in PDF.

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

TABLE 3.26: Legislative Review of Administrative Regulations: Powers   Download in PDF. Download in PDF.

TABLE 3.27: Summary of Sunset Legislation. Download in PDF.