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2017 Legislative Calendar

Legislative Calendar

The 79th Legislative Assembly will convene Wednesday, February 1st, 2017. Legislative Session is the period of time in which the Legislative Assembly is convened for purpose of lawmaking. Regular sessions convene each February and may last 160 days in odd-numbered years and 35 days in even-numbered years.


Important 2017 Legislative Session Dates

  • January 9-11 – Organizational Days
  • January 13 – Deadline to Request Measures from Legislative Counsel
  • Wednesday, February 1– Legislative Session Convenes
  • February 24 – Legislative Counsel Returns Measures
  • February 28 – Deadline to file bills with the Secretary of the Senate or the Chief Clerk
  • April 7 – Deadline for Chairs to Schedule Work Sessions for First Chamber Measures
  • April 18 – Deadline for Committees to Hold Work Sessions on First Chamber Measures
  • April 19-May 5 – Additional Floor Sessions
  • May 19 – Deadline for Chairs to Schedule Work Sessions for Second Chamber Measures
  • June 2 – Deadline for Committees to Hold Work Sessions on Second Chamber Measures
  • June 23, 2017 – Target Adjournment of Session sine die
  • July 10, 2017 – Constitutional Deadline for Adjournment of Session sine die