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27th 2nd Called Session
September 5, 1901 - October 1, 1901

Leadership

Governor: Joseph D. Sayers -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: James Nathan Browning

Speaker(s) of the House: Robert E. Prince 

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations   Addresses

  • Make appropriations for the support of the State government and for the public service for the fiscal years beginning September 1, 1901 and ending August 31, 1903. [Wed Sep 4, 1901]
  • Address the need of all the eleemosynary institutions for increased facilities. [Thu Sep 5, 1901]
  • Respectfully urging that appropriations for the support of the State government and for public service for the fiscal years beginning September 1, 1901, and ending August 31, 1903, do not exceed $5,500,000. [Thu Sep 5, 1901]
  • Appointment of a committee to investigate into the administration of each and every department of the government and of the public service in all its branches and of every institution that is in whole or in part supported and maintained from the general revenue. [Wed Sep 25, 1901]

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 27th 2nd Called Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Rules
House Rules (27th R.S.)
Joint Rules (27th R.S.)
Senate Rules (27th R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 27th Legislature, 2nd Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 3 3 0 41 4 9 1 22 7 83
Passed 1 1 0 32 3 4 1 21 4 63
Vetoed 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2