U.S. congress - number of measures introduced 1981-2018

This graph shows the number of measures introduced by the U.S. Congress from 1981 to 2018. During the 115th Congress of 2017-18, 11,201 bills were introduced.

Measures introduced by the U.S. Congress from 1981 to 2018

BillsJoint resolutions
115th Congress, 2017-1811,201215
114th Congress, 2015-1610,074149
113th Congress, 2013-148,919178
112th Congress, 2011-1210,439173
111th Congress, 2009-1010,629149
110th Congress, 2007-0811,081147
109th Congress, 2005-0610,560143
108th Congress, 2003-048,468157
107th Congress, 2001-028,953177
106th  Congress, 1999-008,968190
105th Congress, 1997-987,532200
104th Congress, 1995-966,545263
103rd Congress, 1993-947,883661
102rd Congress, 1991-926,212563
101st Congress, 1989-905,977687
100th Congress, 1987-888,5151,073
99th Congress, 1985-868,6971,188
98th Congress, 1983-8410,1341,022
97th Congress, 1981-8210,582908
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1981 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Values prior to 2001-02 can be found here, published by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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