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2010 Legislative Session Calendar

2010 Legislative Session Calendar

as of December 8, 2010

 State

 Regular
 Session Convened

 Regular Session Adjourned

 Comments

 Special Session Convened

 Special Session Adjourned

 Comments

 Alabama

January 12

April 22

 

 Dec 8

 

 Ethics Reform

 Alaska

January 19

April 19

 

 

 

 

 Arizona

January 11

April 29

 

Feb 1

 

Budget

       

Mar 8

 

 

Budget (2009-2010 and 2010-2011)

 

       

Mar 29

 

 

Federal health-care law and federal entitlements

 

       

Aug 9

 

 

Fix ballot measure related to labor unions

 Arkansas

February 8

March 4

Even year fiscal session

 

 

 

 California

January 12

August 31

 

Aug 27, 2009

Jan 11

Federal Race to the Top funds

 

 

 

 

Oct 14, 2009

 

Address and improve tax system

 

 

 

 

Jan 8

 

Fiscal Emergency

       

 Dec 6

 

Budget shortfall

 Colorado

January 13

May 12

 

 

 

 

 Connecticut

Feb 3

May 5

 

 May 6

 

 Campaign finance reform

 Delaware

January 12

June 30

 

 

 

 

 Florida

March 2

April 30

 

 July 20

July 20 

 Constitutional amendment to prohibit offshore drilling

       

Nov 16

Nov 16

Gubernatorial vetoes

 Georgia

January 11

April 29

 

 

 

 

 Hawaii

January 20

April 29

 

 Aug 5

 

 Judical nominations - Senate

 Idaho

January 11

Mar 29

 

 

 

 

 Illinois

January 13

*

 

June 23, 2009

 

 Budget, Tax Increases

 

 

 

 

July 14, 2009

 

FY’2010 budget & veto

           

    Possible special session-    borrowing

 Indiana

Jan 5

March 12

Organizational session will be in Nov. 2009

 

 

 

 Iowa

January 11

Mar 30

 

 

 

 

 Kansas

January 11

May 28

Session was extended from March 30 

 

 

 

 Kentucky

January 5

April 15

 

 May 24

 May 29

 Budget

 Louisiana

March 29

June 21

 

 

 

 

 Maine

January 6

April 12

 

 

 

 

 Maryland

January 13

April 12

 

 

 

 

 Massachusetts

January 6

*

 

 

 

 

 Michigan

January 13

*

 

 

 

 

 Minnesota

February 4

May 16

 

 May 17

 May 17

 Budget, education

 Mississippi

January 5

May 3

Session extended from April 3

 April 22

 April 23

 Retirement; increase employee contributions to PERS.

 Missouri

January 6

May 25

 

 June 24

 July 14

 Economic incentives and state pension system

 Montana

 

 

No regular session in 2010

 

 

 

 Nebraska

January 6

April 14

 

 

 

 

 Nevada

 

 

No regular session in 2010

Feb 23

Mar 1

 Budget, education

 New Hampshire

January 6

July 1

 

 June 9

 

 Balanced budget for the 2010-2011 biennium

 New Jersey

January 12

*

 

 July 1

 

Property tax relief and budget proposals

       

July 2

 

 

Property tax relief and budget proposals

       

July 3

 

 

Property tax relief and budget proposals

 New Mexico

January 19

February 18

 

Mar 1

Mar 4

 Budget, taxes, bonds

 New York

January 6

*

 

Nov 10, 2009

 

Deficit Reduction Plan

       

Nov 29

 

Deficit Reduction Plan

 North Carolina

May 12

July 11

Session dates set by adjournment resolution

 

 

 

 North Dakota

 

 

No regular session in 2010

 

 

 

 Ohio

January 4

*

 

 

 

 

 Oklahoma

February 1

May 28

 

 

 

 

 Oregon

 

 

No regular session in 2010

Feb 1

Feb 25

 Economy, job creation, health care

 Pennsylvania

January 5

*

 

 May 3

 

 Transportation funding

 Rhode Island

January 5

June 11

 

 

 

 

 South Carolina

January 12

June 3

Adjourned, but will meet in statewide session on June 15, 2010 

 

 

 

 South Dakota

January 12

March 30

 

 

 

 

 Tennessee

January 12

June 10

 

Jan 12

Jan 25

 Education & Race to the Top funds

 Texas

 

 

No regular session in 2010

 

 

 

 Utah

January 25

March 11

 

 Nov 17

 Nov 17

 Federal funding for Education Jobs Fund bill

 Vermont

January 5

May 12

 

 

 

 

 Virginia

January 13

March 13

 

 

 

 

 Washington

January 11

March 11

 

 Mar 15

 April 12

 Budget, job creation, economic development

           

Potential special session - budget

 West Virginia

January 13

March 20

 

 May 13

 

 Public Schools, health insurance, supplemental appropriations, etc.

       

July 15

 July 21

 

U.S. Senate vacancy, education reforms

 Wisconsin

January 19

*

 Last general-business floor period ended on April 22; no more are currently scheduled

Dec 16, 2009

 

 Milwaukee Public Schools

           

Possible special session – labor contracts

 Wyoming

February 8

March 5

 

 

 

 

 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

*

 

 

 

 


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* = Legislature meets throughout the year.

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