COVID-19 Policy Tracker
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Scroll down to view our 2020 Legislative Session Dates chart. The map below summarizes session disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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State Session Dates Intro Deadlines Crossover Deadline Carryover Other Notes and Deadlines (Special Session, etc.)
Start Adjournment House Senate '19 to '20 '20 to '21
Alabama 2/4/20 5/18/20 No No Session resumed 5/4/20
Alaska 1/21/20 5/20/20 2/24/20 2/24/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/29/20; reconvened 5/18/20
Arizona 1/13/20 5/26/20 2/10/20 2/3/20 No No Senate adjourned sine die 5/26/20; House adjourned sine die 5/21/20
Arkansas 4/8/20 4/24/20 4/22/20 4/22/20 No No Special session, re: coronavirus funding 3/26/20 - 3/28/20
California 1/6/20 8/31/20 2/21/20 2/21/20 5/29/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/16/20; resumed 5/4/20
Colorado 1/8/20 5/6/20 1/29/20 1/24/20 2/26/20 No No Session suspended 3/14/20; reconvenes 5/26/20
Connecticut 2/5/20 5/6/20 2/7/20 2/7/20 No No Session suspended 3/12/20
Delaware 1/14/20 6/30/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/18/20; reconvened 5/26/20
Florida 1/14/20 3/19/20 1/14/20 1/14/20 No No
Georgia 1/13/20 6/30/20 3/12/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/13/20; resumes 6/11/20
Hawaii 1/15/20 6/30/20 1/23/20 1/23/20 3/5/20 Yes No Suspended 3/16/20; reconvened 5/11/20 - 5/21/20; now in recess, expected to reconvene 6/15/20
Idaho 1/6/20 3/20/20 No No
Illinois 1/8/20 5/23/20 2/14/04 2/14/20 5/8/20 Yes No Veto session 11/17/20 - 12/3/20
Indiana 1/6/20 3/11/20 1/9/20 1/9/20 2/4/20 No No
Iowa 1/13/20 6/30/20 1/24/20 1/24/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/16/20; reconvenes 6/3/20
Kansas 1/13/20 5/21/20 2/12/20 2/12/20 2/27/20 Yes No Special session convenes 6/3/20
Kentucky 1/7/20 4/15/20 3/2/20 3/3/20 No No
Louisiana 3/9/20 6/1/20 3/31/20 3/31/20 5/29/20 No No Special session 6/1/20 - 6/30/20
Maine 1/8/20 3/17/20 Yes No Adjournment pushed up from 4/15/20 to 3/17/20; special session TBA later this year
Maryland 1/8/20 3/18/20 2/7/20 2/3/20 3/16/20 No No Adjournment moved up from 4/6/20; special session TBA
Massachusetts 1/1/20 7/31/20 Yes No
Michigan 1/8/20 12/31/20 Yes No
Minnesota 2/11/20 5/17/20 Yes No Special session expected TBA, likely 6/12/20
Mississippi 1/7/20 7/12/20 2/17/20 2/17/20 3/13/20 No No Session suspended 3/18/20; resumed 5/7/20, deadlines for revenue bills and adjournment pushed back
Missouri 1/8/20 5/15/20 No No Veto session 9/16/20
Montana No regular session in even-numbered years
Nebraska 1/8/20 8/13/20 1/23/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/16/20; reconvenes 7/20/20 - 8/13/20
Nevada No regular session in even-numbered years
New Hampshire 1/8/20 6/30/20 1/9/20 3/26/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/18/20; reconvenes 6/11/20; committee meetings being held via remote technology
New Jersey 1/14/20 12/31/20 No Yes
New Mexico 1/21/20 2/20/20 2/5/20 2/5/20 No No Special session TBA, re: budget
New York 1/8/20 6/2/20 Yes No Session suspended 4/2/20; reconvenes 5/26/20
North Carolina 4/28/20 6/30/20 5/26/20 5/26/20 Yes No
North Dakota No regular session in even-numbered years
Ohio 1/6/20 12/31/20 Yes No Session suspended; House reconvenes 5/6/20; Senate reconvenes 5/13/20
Oklahoma 2/3/20 5/22/20 1/16/20 1/16/20 3/12/20 Yes No
Oregon 2/3/20 3/5/20 No No Special session expected TBA
Pennsylvania 1/7/20 11/30/20 Yes No
Rhode Island 1/7/20 6/30/20 No No Session suspended 3/16/20 - 5/15/20
South Carolina 1/14/20 5/12/20 4/10/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/20/20; reconvened 5/12/20; special session convenes 9/15/20
South Dakota 1/14/20 3/30/20 2/6/20 2/6/20 2/27/20 No No
Tennessee 1/14/20 6/21/20 2/4/20 2/5/20 Yes No Session suspended 3/19/20; reconvenes 6/1/20
Texas No regular session in even-numbered years
Utah 1/27/20 3/12/20 2/6/20 2/6/20 3/9/20 No No 1st special session 4/16/20 - 4/23/20; 2nd special session 4/23/20, both re: COVID-19; additional sessions expected in June & July
Vermont 1/7/20 6/30/20 Yes No Adjournment pushed back from 5/8/20; expected to recess by 6/30, return in August
Virginia 1/8/20 3/12/20 1/17/20 1/17/20 2/11/20 No Yes Veto session 4/22/20
Washington 1/13/20 3/12/20 2/19/20 Yes No
West Virginia 1/8/20 3/7/20 2/11/20 2/17/20 2/26/20 Yes No
Wisconsin 1/14/20 5/13/20 Yes No Special session 4/14/20, re: elections; Senate session postponed 3/26/20; Assembly adjourned 2/20/20
Wyoming 2/10/20 3/12/20 2/14/20 2/14/20 2/27/20 No No Special session 5/15/20 - 5/16/20, re: pandemic relief