The 100th Michigan Legislature completed its 2019 business and will commence its second year of regular sessions on Wednesday Jan. 8. The next Roll Call Report will be posted on Jan. 10. This report recaps the 2019 legislature’s volume of activity.
Since 2001 MichiganVotes.org has provided concise, objective and plain-English descriptions of every bill, amendment and vote introduced or taken in the Michigan legislature.
With the completion of the 2019 regular session, the site’s 19-year tally stands at 36,726 bills and 22,141 amendments introduced and described, plus 30,461 roll call votes taken by 553 legislators since 2001.
During the 2019 session, members of the 100th Legislature:
Introduced 1,996 bills.
Introduced 28 proposals to amend the state constitution.
Cast 754 roll call votes.
Introduced 202 amendments.
Enacted 146 new laws (so far; the number will likely rise as Gov. Whitmer approves more bills in the final days of the year).
Individual lawmakers missed roll call votes 768 times in 2019, as reported in the Dec. 20 Roll Call Report. These can be viewed here.
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