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74th Minnesota Legislature

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Website  www.leg.state.mn.us
President  Jerome M. Hughes
Members  67 Senators
74th Minnesota Legislature
Jurisdiction  Minnesota, United States
Meeting place  Minnesota State Capitol
Term  January 8, 1985 (1985-01-08) – January 6, 1987 (1987-01-06)

The seventy-fourth Minnesota Legislature first convened on January 8, 1985. The 67 members of the Minnesota Senate were elected during the General Election of November 2, 1982, and the 134 members of the Minnesota House of Representatives were elected during the General Election of November 6, 1984.



The legislature met in a regular session from January 8, 1985 to May 20, 1985. A special session was convened from June 19, 1985 to June 21, 1985, to consider legislation regarding taxes, appropriations and the state budget, education, the operation of state and local governments, and major bills not passed during the regular session.

A continuation of the regular session was held between February 3, 1986 and March 21, 1986. A special session was convened on April 2, 1986 to complete action on the state budget, and bills relating to state revenue and farm loan guarantees.

Party summary

Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Membership changes" section, below.


President of the Senate
Jerome M. Hughes (DFL-Maplewood)
Senate Majority Leader
Roger Moe (DFL-Erskine)
Senate Minority Leader
Until January 9, 1985 James E. Ulland (IR-Duluth) After January 9, 1985 Glen Taylor (IR-Mankato)

House of Representatives

Speaker of the House
David M. Jennings (IR-Truman)
House Majority Leader
Connie Levi (IR-Dellwood)
House Minority Leader
Fred C. Norton (DFL-St. Paul)


74th Minnesota Legislature Wikipedia

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