Final Bill Tally

Chris Micheli

Attorney and Lobbyist at the Sacramento government relations firm of Aprea & Micheli, Inc.


Bills Signed into Law by the Governor: 859

Bills Vetoed by the Governor: 118

Bills Allowed to Become Law without the Governor’s Signature: 0

Total Bills Acted Upon: 977

Signing Percentage: 88%

Veto Percentage: 12%

 

Of the 859 bills that the Governor signed this year, 567 were Assembly Bills and 292 were Senate Bills.

Of the 567 ABs signed into law, 85% were authored by Democrats and 15% were authored by Republicans.

Of the 292 SBs signed into law, 86% were authored by Democrats and 14% were authored by Republicans.

Note that Committee bills signed into law were not allocated toward either political party.

 

Of the 118 bills that the Governor vetoed this year, 84 were Assembly Bills and 34 were Senate Bills.

Of the 84 ABs that were vetoed, 87% were authored by Democrats and 13% were authored by Republicans.

Of the 34 SBs that were vetoed, 82% were authored by Democrats and 18% were authored by Republicans.

 

1,733 total bills were introduced in the Assembly in 2017 (1,687 by the 2/17 introduction deadline)

37.5% got to the Governor’s Desk with 32.7% getting signed and 4.8% getting vetoed

 

817 total bills were introduced in the Senate in 2017 (808 by the 2/17 introduction deadline)

39.9% got to the Governor’s Desk with 35.7% getting signed and 4.2% getting vetoed

 

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