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56th Regular Session
January 13, 1959 - May 12, 1959

Leadership

Governor: Price Daniel, Sr. -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Ben Ramsey

Speaker(s) of the House: Waggoner Carr 

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 56th Regular Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Rules
House Rules (56th R.S.)
Joint Rules (56th R.S.)
Senate Rules (56th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 56th Legislature, Regular Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 999 139 61 613 487 80 15 581 1486 2975
Passed 306 82 3 593 208 64 1 579 514 1836
Vetoed 9 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 10