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Legislative Schedule

2017-2018 Legislative Calendar (Subject to Change)

Thanksgiving Holiday – State House Closes at 2:30

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving Day – State House Closed

November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Holiday – State House Closed

November 24, 2017

Legislative Briefing

November 30, 2017

Senate Bill Approval Date *

December 8, 2017

Christmas– State House Closed

December 25, 2017

New Year’s Day– State House Closed

January, 1, 2018

First Day of Session

January 3, 2018

House Bill Drafting Request Deadline – Standard Form ** 

January 15, 2018

House Bill Approval Deadline – Standard Form ***

January 31, 2018


* During any adjourned session of the biennium (excluding the customary weekend adjournments), no bill may be introduced unless it has previously been filed with the Legislative Council and approved for printing by the sponsor no less than twenty-five calendar days preceding the opening of the session or unless it is introduced by or with the consent of the Rules Committee.

** Drafting requests from members must be submitted to the Office of Legislative Council by the deadline date.

*** Except with the prior consent of the Committee on Rules, no member may introduce a bill into the House drafted in standard form unless he or she submits the request to the Office Legislative Council on or before the fifteenth day of January, and approves the bill for public release on or before the last legislative day of January.  For additional bill introduction deadlines, see House Rule 40(b) and (c).


Floor Times:

  House             Senate
Tuesday: 10:00 am 9:30 am
Wednesday:    1:00 pm 1:00 pm
Thursday: 1:00 pm 1:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am 11:30 am