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Legislative Schedule

2017-2018 Legislative Calendar (Subject to Change)

New Year’s Day– State House Closed

January, 1, 2018

First Day of Session

January 3, 2018

Joint Assembly to receive the State-of-the-State message
from the Governor (J.R.S. 36) held at 2:00 p.m.

January 4, 2018

Martin Luther King Day - State House Closed

January 15, 2018

House Bill Drafting Request Deadline – Standard Form *

January 15, 2018

Joint Assembly to hear the budget message of the
Governor (J.R.S. 39) held at 1:00 p.m.

January 23, 2018 
House Bill Approval Deadline – Standard Form **

January 31, 2018

Joint Assembly for the election of two legislative
Trustees of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation
(J.R.S. 44) held at 10:30 a.m.

February 15, 2018

Presidents' Day - State House Closed

February 19, 2018

Town Meeting Adjournment - General Assembly on
break all week (J.R.S. 37)

March 5–9, 2018

Town Meeting Day - State House Closed

March 6, 2018

Joint Assembly to vote on the retention of
one Superior Judge and one Magistrate
(J.R.S. 50) scheduled for 10:30 a.m.

March 15, 2018


* 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