1,142

Number of prefiled House and Senate bills and joint resolutions as of December 31, 2016, the most ever prefiled by this same point in time for any Texas legislative session.

The number of prefiled bills and joint resolutions this year is 31% above the previous high of 873 set prior to the 81st Legislature in 2008 and 41% above the total prefiled as of December 31, 2014, prior to the 84th Legislature.

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