The Indiana General Assembly is the state legislature, or legislative branch, of the state of Indiana. It is a bicameral legislature that consists of a lower house, the Indiana House of Representatives, and an upper house, the Indiana Senate. The General Assembly meets annually at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.
Members of the General Assembly are elected from districts that are realigned every ten years. Representatives serve terms of two years and senators serve terms of four years. Both houses can create bills, but bills must pass both houses before it can be submitted to the governor and enacted into law.
... considerably decreased, instead of meeting annually, the General Assembly only convened a session every two years ... The new constitution also placed new limits on the General Assembly's power to create local laws, the General Assembly had become notorious for creating state level laws that ... That year the General Assembly was split with no party attaining a majority ...
... In Indiana, local mean time varied from GMT-539 in the east to GMT-552 in the west ... All of Indiana was located in the Central Time Zone ... from the Pennsylvania-Ohio state line to the Indiana–Ohio state line ...
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