State Session Dates Intro Deadlines Crossover Deadline Carryover Other Notes and Deadlines (Special Session, etc.)
Start Adjournment House Senate '20 to '21 '21 to '22
Alabama 2/2/21 5/30/21 No No
Alaska 1/19/21 5/19/21 No Yes
Arizona 1/11/21 4/24/21 2/8/21 2/1/21 2/26/21 No No Session expected to be extended by leadership
Arkansas 1/11/21 4/30/21 3/1/21 3/1/21 No No Recess begins 4/30/21; reconvene date TBA
California 12/7/20 9/10/21 2/19/21 2/19/21 6/4/21 No Yes Ceremonial opening 12/7/20; regular session reconvene date delayed from 1/4/21 to 1/11/21
Colorado 1/13/21 6/12/21 3/2/21 2/25/21 4/7/21 No No Paused 1/15/21; reconvened 2/16/21; new Senate committee deadline 3/25/21; new House committee deadline 4/1/21
Connecticut 1/6/21 6/9/21 No No
Delaware 1/12/21 6/30/21 No Yes Joint budget hearings only until 3/9/21
Florida 3/2/21 4/30/21 3/2/20 3/2/21 No No
Georgia 1/11/21 3/31/21 3/8/21 No Yes
Hawaii 1/20/21 4/29/21 1/27/21 1/27/21 3/11/21 No Yes
Idaho 1/11/21 4/30/21 1/29/21 1/22/21 No No Session paused 3/19/21 due to COVID; reconvened 4/6/21
Illinois 1/13/21 5/31/21 2/11/21 2/19/21 4/23/21 No Yes House committee deadline 3/26/21; Senate committee deadline 4/16/21
Indiana 1/4/21 4/29/21 1/13/21 1/8/21 2/23/21 No No Expected to pass budget and pause session 4/22/21; resumes in November for redistricting
Iowa 1/11/21 4/30/21 2/12/21 2/12/21 No Yes First Committee cutoff 3/5/21; Opposite house committee cutoff 4/2/21
Kansas 1/11/21 5/15/21 2/10/21 2/10/21 3/5/21 No Yes First adjournment (start of recess) 4/9/21; veto session begins 5/3/21
Kentucky 1/5/21 3/30/21 2/23/21 2/23/21 No No Special session, re: federal Rescue Plan funds, expected TBA
Louisiana 4/12/21 6/10/21 4/21/21 4/21/21 6/7/21 No No
Maine 12/2/20 3/30/21 No Yes Special session convenes 4/28/21
Maryland 1/13/21 4/12/21 2/5/21 2/8/21 3/22/21 No No
Massachusetts 1/6/21 12/31/21 No Yes Formal session ends 11/17/21
Michigan 1/13/21 12/31/21 No Yes
Minnesota 1/5/21 5/17/21 No Yes 1st house cmte deadline 3/12/21; 2nd house cmte deadline 3/19/21; money bill cmte deadline 4/9/21
Mississippi 1/5/21 4/1/21 1/18/21 1/18/21 2/12/21 No No
Missouri 1/6/21 5/14/21 3/1/21 No No Veto session 9/15/21
Montana 1/4/21 5/11/21 2/24/21 2/24/21 3/3/21 No No
Nebraska 1/6/21 6/10/21 1/20/21 No Yes
Nevada 2/1/21 6/1/21 3/22/21 3/22/21 4/20/21 No No First house committee deadline 4/9/21
New Hampshire 1/6/21 6/30/21 1/15/21 4/1/21 No Yes
New Jersey 1/4/21 1/11/22 Yes No
New Mexico 1/19/21 3/20/21 2/18/21 2/18/21 No No Special session 3/30/21 - 3/31/21, re: cannabis legalization
New York 1/6/21 6/10/21 No Yes Deadline to pass budget 3/31/21
North Carolina 1/13/21 7/2/21 4/20/21 4/6/21 5/13/21 No Yes
North Dakota 1/5/21 5/5/21 1/18/21 1/25/21 2/26/21 No No
Ohio 1/4/21 12/31/21 No Yes
Oklahoma 2/1/21 5/28/21 1/21/21 1/21/21 3/11/21 No Yes Opposite house committee deadline 4/8/21; Opposite house 3rd reading deadline 4/22/21
Oregon 1/21/21 6/28/21 No No Session start pushed back 2 days from 1/19/21 due to security concerns
Pennsylvania 1/5/21 12/31/21 No Yes
Rhode Island 1/5/21 6/30/21 2/25/21 No No House bill hearing deadline 4/13/21
South Carolina 1/12/21 5/13/21 4/10/21 No Yes
South Dakota 1/12/21 3/29/21 2/3/21 2/3/21 2/25/21 No No June special session possible, re: federal funds, medical marijuana; Nov. 8-9 special session, re: redistricting
Tennessee 1/12/21 5/6/21 No Yes Special session, re: education, 1/19/21 - 1/22/21
Texas 1/12/21 5/31/21 3/12/21 3/12/21 No No House committee deadline 5/10/21
Utah 1/19/21 3/5/21 1/29/21 1/29/21 3/2/21 No No
Vermont 1/6/21 5/28/21 2/23/21 3/12/21 No Yes In recess week of 3/1/21 for Town Meeting Day (3/2/21)
Virginia 1/13/21 2/8/21 1/22/21 1/22/21 2/5/21 Yes No Special extended session 2/10/21 - 3/1/21; reconvened (veto) session 4/7/21
Washington 1/11/21 4/25/21 3/9/21 No Yes Deadline for bills to pass committee 2/15/21; fiscal bills 2/22/21
West Virginia 2/10/21 4/10/21 3/16/21 3/22/21 3/31/21 No Yes
Wisconsin 1/4/21 12/31/21 No Yes Special session, re: unemployment insurance, 1/19/21 - 4/1/21
Wyoming 1/12/21 4/7/21 3/5/21 3/3/21 3/22/21 No No Special session expected in June or July, re: federal stimulus funds