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Session Schedules

Which states are in and which states are out.

The legislative session schedules show when each state convenes and adjourns so that you can plan ahead. At a glance, you can see where and when you'll need to target your attention. This page gives start and end dates for regular sessions and special sessions, and indicates which states carry over bills from one year to the next. 

This Year

State Session Convenes Adjourns Carry-over
AlabamaNo Session
AlaskaNo Session
ArizonaNo Session
ArkansasNo Session
CaliforniaNo Session
ColoradoNo Session
ConnecticutNo Session
DelawareNo Session
District of ColumbiaNo Session
FloridaNo Session
GeorgiaNo Session
GuamNo Session
HawaiiNo Session
IdahoNo Session
IllinoisNo Session
IndianaNo Session
IowaNo Session
KansasNo Session
KentuckyNo Session
LouisianaNo Session
MaineNo Session
MarylandNo Session
MassachusettsNo Session
MichiganNo Session
MinnesotaNo Session
MississippiNo Session
MissouriNo Session
MontanaNo Session
NebraskaNo Session
NevadaNo Session
New HampshireNo Session
New JerseyNo Session
New MexicoNo Session
New YorkNo Session
North CarolinaNo Session
North DakotaNo Session
OhioNo Session
OklahomaNo Session
OregonNo Session
PennsylvaniaNo Session
Puerto RicoNo Session
Rhode IslandNo Session
South CarolinaNo Session
South DakotaNo Session
TennesseeNo Session
TexasNo Session
U.S. Virgin IslandsNo Session
UtahNo Session
VermontNo Session
VirginiaNo Session
WashingtonNo Session
West VirginiaNo Session
WisconsinNo Session
WyomingNo Session
United StatesNo Session
Black - In Session
Red - Out of Session

Next Year

State Session Convenes Adjourns Carry-over
AlabamaNo Session
AlaskaNo Session
ArizonaNo Session
ArkansasNo Session
CaliforniaNo Session
ColoradoNo Session
ConnecticutNo Session
DelawareNo Session
District of ColumbiaNo Session
FloridaNo Session
GeorgiaNo Session
GuamNo Session
HawaiiNo Session
IdahoNo Session
IllinoisNo Session
IndianaNo Session
IowaNo Session
KansasNo Session
KentuckyNo Session
LouisianaNo Session
MaineNo Session
MarylandNo Session
MassachusettsNo Session
MichiganNo Session
MinnesotaNo Session
MississippiNo Session
MissouriNo Session
MontanaNo Session
NebraskaNo Session
NevadaNo Session
New HampshireNo Session
New JerseyNo Session
New MexicoNo Session
New YorkNo Session
North CarolinaNo Session
North DakotaNo Session
OhioNo Session
OklahomaNo Session
OregonNo Session
PennsylvaniaNo Session
Puerto RicoNo Session
Rhode IslandNo Session
South CarolinaNo Session
South DakotaNo Session
TennesseeNo Session
TexasNo Session
U.S. Virgin IslandsNo Session
UtahNo Session
VermontNo Session
VirginiaNo Session
WashingtonNo Session
West VirginiaNo Session
WisconsinNo Session
WyomingNo Session
United StatesNo Session

Last Year

State Session Convenes Adjourns Carry-over
AlabamaNo Session
Alaska 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/15/2019 - 01/14/2020
01/15/2019 05/16/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
ArizonaNo Session
ArkansasNo Session
California 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 07/12/2019 - 08/11/2019
12/03/2018 11/30/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
ColoradoNo Session
ConnecticutNo Session
Delaware 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 07/01/2019 - 01/07/2020
01/08/2019 06/30/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
District of Columbia 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/02/2019 12/31/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
FloridaNo Session
Georgia 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 04/02/2019 - 01/13/2020 (est.)
01/14/2019 03/20/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Guam 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/14/2019 12/31/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Hawaii 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/03/2019 - 01/15/2020
01/16/2019 05/03/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
IdahoNo Session
Illinois 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 06/03/2018 - 01/08/2020
01/09/2019 01/06/2021 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
IndianaNo Session
Iowa 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 04/27/2019 - 01/13/2020
01/14/2019 04/21/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Kansas 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/30/2019 - 01/13/2020
01/14/2019 05/31/2019 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
KentuckyNo Session
LouisianaNo Session
Maine 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 06/20/2019 - 01/03/2020 (est.)
12/05/2018 04/15/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year (limited)
MarylandNo Session
Massachusetts 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/02/2019 01/07/2021 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Michigan 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/09/2019 12/31/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Minnesota 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/21/2019 - 02/11/2020 (est.)
01/08/2019 05/21/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
MississippiNo Session
MissouriNo Session
MontanaNo Session
Nebraska 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/31/2019 - 01/08/2020
01/09/2019 04/15/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
NevadaNo Session
New HampshireNo Session
New JerseyNo Session
New MexicoNo Session
New York 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 06/19/2019 - 01/13/2020
01/09/2019 01/06/2021 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
North Carolina 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/09/2019 06/30/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year (limited)
North DakotaNo Session
Ohio 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/07/2019 12/31/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Oklahoma 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/23/2019 - 02/03/2020 (est.)
02/04/2019 05/25/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
OregonNo Session
Pennsylvania 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 07/01/2019 - 09/17/2019
01/01/2019 11/30/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
Puerto Rico 2017-2020 Legislative Session 01/15/2017 12/31/2020 (est.) First year to second, third, and fourth years
Rhode Island 2019 Legislative Session 01/01/2019 06/28/2019 Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
South Carolina 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/22/2019 - 01/07/2020
01/08/2019 06/08/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
South DakotaNo Session
Tennessee 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/03/2019 - 01/07/2020
01/08/2019 05/08/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
TexasNo Session
U.S. Virgin Islands 2019-2020 Legislative Session 01/14/2019 12/31/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
UtahNo Session
Vermont 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 05/30/2019 - 01/07/2020
01/09/2019 05/12/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
VirginiaNo Session
Washington 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 04/28/2019 - 01/13/2020
01/14/2019 04/22/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
West VirginiaNo Session
Wisconsin 2019-2020 Legislative Session
Recess: 06/28/2019 - 09/17/2019
01/07/2019 01/04/2021 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year
WyomingNo Session
United States 2019-2020 Legislative Session - 116th Congress 01/03/2019 10/30/2020 (est.) Odd-numbered year to even-numbered year

In Session

State Session Convenes Adjourns Carry-over