Table 3.1

Names of State Legislative Bodies and Convening Places


FIPS State or other
jurisdiction
Both bodies Upper house Lower house Convening place
01AlabamaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
02AlaskaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
04ArizonaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
05ArkansasGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
06CaliforniaLegislatureSenateAssemblyState Capitol
08ColoradoGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
09ConnecticutGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
10DelawareGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesLegislative Hall
12FloridaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesThe Capitol
13GeorgiaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
15HawaiiLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
16IdahoLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
17IllinoisGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
18IndianaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
19IowaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
20KansasLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
21KentuckyGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
22LouisianaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
23MaineLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
24MarylandGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of DelegatesState House
25MassachusettsGeneral CourtSenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
26MichiganLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
27MinnesotaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
28MississippiLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
29MissouriGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
30MontanaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
31NebraskaLegislature(a)State Capitol
32NevadaLegislatureSenateAssemblyLegislative Building
33New HampshireGeneral CourtSenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
34New JerseyLegislatureSenateGeneral AssemblyState House
35New MexicoLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
36New YorkLegislatureSenateAssemblyState Capitol
37North CarolinaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Legislative Building
38North DakotaLegislative AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
39OhioGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
40OklahomaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
41OregonLegislative AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
42PennsylvaniaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesMain Capitol Building
44Rhode IslandGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
45South CarolinaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
46South DakotaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
47TennesseeGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
48TexasLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
49UtahLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
50VermontGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesState House
51VirginiaGeneral AssemblySenateHouse of DelegatesState Capitol
53WashingtonLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
54West VirginiaLegislatureSenateHouse of DelegatesState Capitol
55WisconsinLegislatureSenateAssembly (b)State Capitol
56WyomingLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesState Capitol
11Dist. of ColumbiaCouncil of the District of Columbia(a)Council Chamber
60American SamoaLegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesMaota Fono
66GuamLegislature(a)Congress Building
69CNMI*LegislatureSenateHouse of RepresentativesCivic Center Building
72Puerto RicoLegislative AssemblySenateHouse of RepresentativesThe Capitol
78U.S. Virgin IslandsLegislature(a)Capitol Building

Source:

The Council of State Governments, 2022.

Key:

* Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.

Footnotes:

(a) Unicameral legislature. Except in the District of Columbia, members go by the title senator.
(b) Members of the lower house go by the title representative.