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Indiana. General Assembly



  • Existence: 1816-

Historical Information

As one of three co-equal branches of state government, the General Assembly is responsible for enacting the laws by which the state of Indiana is governed. The two houses of the General Assembly (House and Senate) were created at the time Indiana became a state in 1816.

The General Assembly consists of 100 Representatives serving 2-year terms and 50 Senators serving 4-year terms; this was established in the State Constitution of 1851. The General Assembly met in alternate years until 1972, when it began meeting annually.


About and Contact the IGA. Indiana General Assembly Family of Sites. Access April 14, 2021.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Purdue University Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 58
Scope and Contents The Purdue University Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes collection documents the operations of the Board of Trustees. Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees include approving the budget of the University, voting to appoint new University presidents, naming buildings, and establishing departments within the University. The collection includes meeting minutes, related documents, and calendars used by the President of the University at meetings of the Board of Trustees.
Dates: 1865 - 2020