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Session Calendar 2013

2013 Legislative Session Calendar (updated August 7, 2013)

Key For Table Below

  • Legislatures in bold indicate in session
  • * = Legislature meets throughout the year.
  • ** = Convening date determined at November 2012 organizational session
Not yet convened In Session Adjourned In Special Session In Regular/Special Seeeion
 
 

Regular Session

Special Session

State

Convene

Adjourn

Comments

Convene

Adjourn

Comments

Alabama

Feb. 5

May 20

 

 

 

 

Alaska

Jan. 15

April 14

 

 

 

 

Arizona

Jan. 14

June 14

 

June 11

June 13

Budget and health care costs

Arkansas

Jan. 14

May 17

Session extended by 2/3 vote of both houses

 

 

 

California

Dec. 3, 2012

Sept 13

Organizational session is Dec. 3.

Jan. 28

July 1

Healthcare Reform

Colorado

Jan . 9

May 8

 

 

 

 

Connecticut

Jan. 9

June 5

 

 

 

 

Delaware

Jan. 8

June 30

 

 

 

 

Florida

March 5

May 2

Organization session is Nov. 20.

 

 

 

Georgia

Jan. 14

March 28

 

 

 

 

Hawaii

Jan. 16

May 2

 

 

 

 

Idaho

Jan. 7

April 4

Organizational session is Dec. 6.

 

 

 

Illinois

Jan. 9

May 31

Veto session held in fall

June 19

 

Pension reform

Indiana

Jan. 7

April 29

Organizational session is Nov. 20.

 

 

 

Iowa

Jan. 14

May 23

 

 

 

 

Kansas

Jan. 14

June 20

Organizational session is Dec. 3.

 

 

 

Kentucky

Jan. 8

Mar 26

 

August 19

 

Redistricting

Louisiana

April 8

June 6

 

 

 

 

Maine

Dec. 5, 2012

June 19

Organizational session is Dec. 5.

 

 

 

Maryland

Jan.  9

April 8

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts

Jan. 2

*

 

 

 

 

Michigan

Jan. 9

*

 

 

 

 

Minnesota

Jan. 8

May 20

 

 

 

 

Mississippi

Jan. 8

April 4

 

April 26

April 26

Economic development

        June 27 June 28 Medicaid

Missouri

Jan. 9

May 30

 

 

 

 

Montana

Jan. 7

April 24

 

 

 

 

Nebraska

Jan. 9

June 5

 

 

 

 

Nevada

Feb. 4

June 3

 

June 4

June 4

Education, taxes, economic development

New Hampshire

Jan. 2

July 1

Organizational session is Dec. 5.

 

 

 

New Jersey

Jan. 8

*

 

 

 

 

New Mexico

Jan. 15

March 16

 

 

 

 

New York

Jan 9

*

 

 

 

 

North Carolina

Jan. 30

July 26

Organizational session is Jan. 9.

 

 

 

North Dakota

Jan. 8

March 28

Organizational session is Dec. 3.

 

 

 

Ohio

Jan. 7

*

 

 

 

 

Oklahoma

Feb. 4

May 24

Organizational session is Jan. 8.

 

 

 

Oregon

Feb. 4

July 8

Organizational session is Jan. 14.

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

Jan. 1

*

 

 

 

 

Rhode Island

Jan. 1

July 3

 

 

 

 

South Carolina

Jan. 8

June 6

 

 

 

 

South Dakota

Jan. 8

March 25

 

 

 

 

Tennessee

Jan. 8

April 19

Organizational session
is Jan. 6-8. 

 

 

 

Texas

Jan. 8

May 27

 

May 27

June 25

Redistricting, abortion issues

        July 1 July 29 Abortion, transportation funding, criminal justice
        July 30 August 5 Transportation infrastructure

Utah

Jan. 28

March 14

 

July 17

July 17

Legislative special investigative committee work, state settlement agreements, gubernatorial appointments

Vermont

Jan. 9

May 14

 

 

 

 

Virginia

Jan. 9

Feb 23

Constitution allows session to be extended for up to 30 days by a 2/3 vote of each house.

 

 

 

Washington

Jan. 14

Apr 28

 

May 13

June 11

Budget, transportation, gun control

June 12 June 29 Capital and operating budgets, transportation

West Virginia

Feb. 13

Apr 13

Organizational session is Jan. 9

 

 

 

Wisconsin

Jan. 7

*

Organizational session is Jan. 15.

 

 

 

Wyoming

Jan. 8

Feb 27

 

 

 

 

American Samoa

Jan. 14

 

 

 

 

 

Dst. of Columbia

Jan. 2

*

 

 

 

 

Guam

Jan 14

*

 

 

 

 

No. Mariana Is.

Jan. 14

 

 

 

 

 

Puerto Rico

Jan. 14

June 30

Second session: Aug. 19
to Nov. 19.

 

 

 

Virgin Islands

Jan. 14

*

 

 

 

 

 

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