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74th Regular Session
January 10, 1995 - May 29, 1995

Leadership

Governor: George W. Bush -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Bob Bullock

Speaker(s) of the House: James E. "Pete" Laney 

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 74th Regular Session are available from the Legislative Reference Library.

Rules
House Rules (74th R.S.)
Senate Rules (74th R.S.)

Staff Directories for the 74th Regular Session
House Research Organization. Legislative Staff: 74th Legislature, House Committees
House Research Organization. Legislative Staff: 74th Legislature, House of Representatives
House Research Organization. Legislative Staff: 74th Legislature, Senate
House Research Organization. Legislative Staff: 74th Legislature, Senate Committees

Bill statistics for the 74th Legislature

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 3237 253 132 1266 1720 180 56* 1342** 4957 8186
Passed 597 159 9 1229 491 125 5 1332 1088 3947
Vetoed 15 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 25 26

*No SJR 3 or 5
**No SR 1273

Membership statistics for the 74th Legislature

Description House
Members
Senate
Members
Total
Gender
Male 121 27 148
Female 29 4 33
Party affiliation
Democrat 87 17 104
Republican 63 14 77
Incumbency
Incumbents 127 26 153
Freshmen * 23 5 28
Ethnicity**
African-American 14 2 16
Caucasian 109 22 131
Hispanic 26 7 33
Age
Under 30 2 0 2
30-39 34 1 35
40-49 56 14 70
50-59 36 12 48
60-69 20 2 22
70 and over 2 1 3

* Includes Rep. Reyna, elected 12/1993 and Rep. Staples, elected 02/1995. (73rd Legislative Session ended 05/31/1993).

** Terms beginning on or before 01/10/1995.

Senate ethnicity source: Secretary of the Senate memo, February 5, 2003, 'Texas Senate: 63rd - 78th Legislatures'. Secretary of the Senate. 2003.
House ethnicity source: House Chief Clerk's Office, lists of House members and race, 70th - 78th Legislatures. House Chief Clerk's Office. 2003.