2022 State Legislative Sessions Calendar

2022 State Legislative Session Calendar

Find out the 2022 state legislative session dates: when state sessions begin, adjourn and convene for special sessions.


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State of State Legislatures 2022

As legislatures begin their sessions, this podcast takes the opportunity to talk with the CEO of NCSL for some perspective on the coming year.


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Top Fiscal Issues for 2022

Legislators are returning to state capitols for their 2022 sessions with more funds than they anticipated thanks to rebounding revenues and federal assistance. This fiscal brief takes a look at some of states’ top fiscal priorities for the new year.


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Addressing Lead in Drinking Water

This NCSL resource provides an overview of state and federal efforts to address lead in drinking water, including a summary of the newly revised Lead and Copper Rule.


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The Canvass: January 2022

Review and summary of 2021 legislative action and enactments on elections, including voter ID, registration, vote by mail, all-mail voting, absentee voting, and more. Plus info about section 203 of the voting rights act and minority language access, and other election news and reports.


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Significant Trends in Law Enforcement

The murder of George Floyd in May 2020 and the nationwide focus on law enforcement policy that followed kicked off an unprecedented state legislative response. Over the next year, more than 3,000 bills were considered across all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


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Read the Latest in State Legislatures News

Find the latest news on state policy, politics and personalities as well as stories from the print edition of State Legislatures magazine.



Special Delivery: State Strategies to Ensure Healthy Pregnancies

NCSL’s new report “State Approaches to Ensuring Healthy Pregnancies Through Prenatal Care” summarizes the factors affecting access to and use of prenatal care, different models of care, and state-level solutions and policy options.