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2009 Legislative Session Calendar

2009 Legislative Session Calendars

3/11/2010

2009 Legislative Session Calendar

as of March 11, 2010

 State

 Regular
 Session Convened

 Regular Session Adjourned

 Comments

 Special Session Convened

 Special Session Adjourned

 Comments

 Alabama

 February 3

 May 18 

 

 Aug 10

Aug 14

 Gaming, school bonds, confirmations

 Alaska

 January 20

 April 19

 

 Aug 10

 Aug 10

 Confirm Lt. Governor and energy efficiency legislation

 Arizona

 January 12

 July 1

 

Jan 28

Jan 31

Budget

 

 

 

 

May 21

May 27

Vouchers

 

 

 

 

July 6

 Aug 25

Budget

 

 

 

 

Nov 17

 Nov 23

Budget

 

 

 

 

Dec 17

 Dec 19

Budget

 Arkansas

 January 12

 May 1

 Session extended from April 10, 2009

 

 

 

 California

 Dec. 1, 2008

 September 12 

 

 Dec. 2, 2008

 Dec. 18, 2008

Fiscal Emergency

 

 

 

 

 Dec 2, 2008

 Feb 19

Economic crisis

 

 

 

 

Jan 5

 Oct 26

Fiscal Emergency

 

 

 

 

July 6

July 24

Budget deficit

 

 

 

 

Aug 27

 Jan 11, 2010

Federal Race to the Top funds

 

 

 

 

Oct. 14

 

Tax System

 

 

 

 

Oct. 14

 Nov 4

Water legislation

 Colorado

 January 7

 May 6

 

 

 

 

 Connecticut

 January 7

 June 3

 

 Jan 2

 Jan 2

Budget

 

 

 

 

June 19

Oct 29 

Budget

 

 

 

 

June 19

June 19

Budget and misc.

 

 

 

 

Sept 23

 Oct 29

Budget, Probate, Conveyance, misc.

 

 

 

 

Dec 15

Dec 21

Budget

 Delaware

 January 13

 June 30

 

 

 

 Florida

 March 3

 May 8 

 Session extended from May 1, 2009

 Jan 5

 Jan 14

Budget

 

 

 

 

 Dec 3

 Dec 8

Rail transportation

 Georgia

 January 12

 April 4

 

 

 

 Hawaii

 January 21

 May 8

 Session extended from May 6, 2009

 

 

 

 Idaho

 January 12

 May 8

 

 

 

 

 Illinois

 January 14

 *

 

 June 23

 

 Budget, Tax Increases

 

 

 

 

July 14

 

FY'2010 budget and vetoes

 Indiana

 January 7

 April 29

 

 June 11

 June 30

Budget

 Iowa

 January 12

April 26

 

 

 

 

 Kansas

 January 12

 June 4

 

 

 

 

 Kentucky

 January 6

 March 26 

 

 June 15

 June 22

Budget  and economic development

 Louisiana

 April 27

 June 25

 

 

 

 

 Maine

 Dec. 3, 2008

 June 13

 

 

 

 

 Maryland

 January 14

 April 13

 

 

 

 

 Massachusetts

 January 7

 *

 

 

 

 

 Michigan

 January 14

 *

 

 

 

 

 Minnesota

 January 6

 May 18

 

 

 

 

 Mississippi

 January 6

June 3

 Session extended from April 5, 2009, currently in recess until May 4, 2009

 May 7

 May 7

Eminent Domain

 

 

 

 

June 28

 June 30

Budget, Medicaid funding, local bills

 

 

 

 

July 10

July 10

Funding for two state agencies

 Missouri

 January 7

 May 29

 

 

 

 

 Montana

 January 5

 April 28

 

 

 

 

 Nebraska

 January 7

 May 29

 

 Nov. 4

 Nov. 20

 Budget

 Nevada

 February 7

 June 1

 

 

 

 

 New Hampshire

 January 7

 July 1

 Organizational session-Dec. 3, 2008

 

 

 

 New Jersey

 January 13

 *

 

 

 

 

 New Mexico

 January 20

 March 21

 

Oct 17

 Oct. 23

 FY'2010 budget

 New York

 January 7

 *

 

**

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 10

 

Deficit Reduction Plan

 North Carolina

 January 28

August 11

 

 

 

 

 North Dakota

 January 6

May 2

 Organizational session-Dec. 2008

 

 

 

 Ohio

 January 5

 *

 

 

 

 

 Oklahoma

 February 2

 May 27

 Organizational session-Jan. 6

 

 

 

 Oregon

 January 12

 June 29

 

 

 

 

 Pennsylvania

 January 6

 *

 

 

 

 

 Rhode Island

 January 6

 June 26

 

 

 

 

 South Carolina

 January 13

 June 16

 

 

 

 

 South Dakota

 January 13

 March 30

 

 

 

 

 Tennessee

 January 13

June 18

Session extended from  late May

 

 

 

 Texas

 January 13

 June 1

 

 July 1

 July 1

Funding for five stare agencies, transportation bonds, transportation infrastructure

 Utah

 January 26

 March 12

 

 May 20

 May 20

 Budget

 Vermont

 January 7

 May 9

 

 June 2

 June 3

 Budget

 Virginia

 January 14

 February 28

 Reconvened session - April 8

 August 19

 August 19

 Supreme court decision related to forensic personnel

 Washington

 January 12

 April 26

 

 

 

 

 West Virginia

 February 11

 May 31

 Session extended from April 11, 2009, currently in recess until May 26

 May 31

 June 2

Supplementary appropriations, renewable energy, education, mining, lottery

 

 

 

 

June 15

June 15

Supplementary appropriations - education, health and human resources, general administration, veterans

 

 

 

 

Aug 11

Aug 12

Supplementary appropriations, unemployment benefits

 

 

 

 

Nov 17

 Nov. 20

Expunging Records, State Retirement System, Supplementary Appropriations, & misc.

 Wisconsin

 January 13

 *

 Organizational session-Jan. 5

 June 24

June 27

Hospital assessment/medical assistance

 

 

 

 

Dec  16

 

Milwaukee Public Schools, drunk driving legislation

 Wyoming

 January 13

 March 6

 

 

 

 

 American Samoa

 January 12

 

 Second part convenes July 13

 

 

 

 District of Columbia

 January 2

 *

 

 

 

 

 Guam

 January 12

 *

 

 

 

 

 Northern Mariana Islands

 January 12

 

 

 

 

 

 Puerto Rico

 January 12

 June 30

 Second part runs September-October

 

 

 

 Virgin Islands

 January 12

 *

 

 

 

 


Key
* = Legislature meets throughout the year.

**=Governor Paterson called the Senate into a special session 18 times  to resolve a tied chamber from June 23 to July 9, 2009.

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