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57th 2nd Called Session
August 10, 1961 - August 14, 1961

Leadership

Governor: Price Daniel, Sr. -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Ben Ramsey

Speaker(s) of the House: James Arthur 'Jimmy' Turman 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Improvements in the public schools, including teacher salary increases [Wed Aug 9, 1961]
  • Enact legislation that will provide that members of Congress and members of the Legislature must be elected by a majority vote in runoffs where necessary [Thu Aug 10, 1961]

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 57th 2nd Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Rules
House Rules (57th R.S.)
Joint Rules (57th R.S.)
Senate Rules (57th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 57th Legislature, 2nd Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 8 8 0 44 4 4 0 24 12 92
Passed 0 4 0 38 2 4 0 24 2 72
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0