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January 17, 2013
Bills Passed by the House and Senate, 2012
By James Wilson

In 2012, the Senate passed 318 bills totalling 7,103 pages, and the House passed 381 bills comming to 7,889 pages.

Note: as the discrepancy suggests, not all of these bills passed both chambers and became law. It is, rather, a record of what each chamber's legislative "accomplishments." You can see every bill, including summaries and number of pages, that each chamber passed through the following monthly rundowns.  

January: SENATE: 6 bills, 30 pages HOUSE: 7 bills, 44 pages

February: SENATE 7 bills, 253 pages HOUSE: 23 bills, 686 pages

March: SENATE: 6 bills, 92 pages HOUSE 22 bills, 343 pages

April: SENATE 15 bills, 756 pages HOUSE 21 bills, 584 pages

May: SENATE 21 bills, 604 pages HOUSE 35 bills, 2284 pages

June: SENATE 14 bills, 1,324 pages HOUSE 45 bills, 1354 pages

July: SENATE 12 bills, 116 pages HOUSE 38 bills, 530 pages

August: SENATE 14 pages, 102 pages HOUSE 30 pages, 372 pages

September: SENATE 29 bills, 258 pages HOUSE 62 bills, 751 pages

October: NO BILLS PASSED (Members went home to campaign for re-election.)

November: SENATE 10 bills, 62 pages HOUSE 23 bills, 182 pages

December: SENATE 84 bills, 3,506 pages HOUSE 75 bills, 759 pages
 

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