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January 3, 1995 (1995-01-03) – January 7, 1997 (1997-01-07)
The seventy-ninth Minnesota Legislature first convened on January 3, 1995. The 67 members of the Minnesota Senate were elected during the General Election of November 3, 1992, and the 134 members of the Minnesota House of Representatives were elected during the General Election of November 8, 1994.
79th Minnesota Legislature Wikipedia
The legislature met in a regular session from January 3, 1995 to May 22, 1995. A special session convened from May 23, 1995 to May 25, 1995, to consider funding for K-12 schools and other unfinished business.
A continuation of the regular session was held between January 16, 1996 and April 3, 1996.Resignations and new members are discussed in the "Membership changes" section, below. On September 23, 1995, the Independent Republican Party changed its name back to the Republican Party.
President of the Senate
Allan Spear (DFL-Minneapolis)
Senate Majority Leader
Roger Moe (DFL-Erskine)
Senate Minority Leader
Dean Johnson (R-Willmar)
Speaker of the House
Irv Anderson (DFL-International Falls)
House Majority Leader
Phil Carruthers (DFL-Brooklyn Center)
House Minority Leader
Steve Sviggum (R-Kenyon)