COVID-19 Policy Tracker
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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 5/17/21 4/27/21 4/27/21 No No Special session #1, re: prisons, 9/27 /21 - 10/1/21; Special session #2, re redistricting, 10/28/21 - 11/4/21
Alaska 1/19/21 5/19/21 No Yes Special session #1 - 5/20/21 - 6/18/21; Special session #2 - 6/23/21 - 6/28/21; Special session #3 - 8/16/21 - 9/14/21; Special session #4 - 10/4/21 - 11/2/21
Arizona 1/11/21 6/30/21 2/8/21 2/1/21 2/26/21 No No Special session 6/15/21 - 6/17/21
Arkansas 1/11/21 10/15/21 3/1/21 3/1/21 No No Special session #1, 8/4/21 - 8/6/21; Special session #2, re: taxes, convenes 12/7/21
California 12/7/20 9/10/21 2/19/21 2/19/21 6/4/21 No Yes Summer recess 7/16/21 - 8/16/21
Colorado 1/13/21 6/8/21 3/2/21 2/25/21 4/7/21 No No Session paused 1/15/21 - 2/16/21
Connecticut 1/6/21 6/9/21 No No Special session #1 - 6/15/21 - 6/17/21; Special session #2 - 7/12/21; Special session #3 - 9/27/21 - 9/28/21
Delaware 1/12/21 6/30/21 No Yes Special session, re: redistricting, 11/1/21
Florida 3/2/21 4/30/21 3/2/20 3/2/21 No No Special session, re: gaming, 5/17/21 - 5/19/21; Special session, re: vaccine mandates, 11/15/21 - 11/17/21
Georgia 1/11/21 3/31/21 3/8/21 No Yes Special session, re: redistricting, 11/3/21 - 11/22/21
Hawaii 1/20/21 4/29/21 1/27/21 1/27/21 3/11/21 No Yes
Idaho 1/11/21 11/17/21 1/29/21 1/22/21 No No Recessed 5/12/21 - 11/15/21
Illinois 1/13/21 6/1/21 2/11/21 2/19/21 4/23/21 No Yes Reconvened 6/15/21 - 6/16/21; redistricting session 8/31/21; energy policy 9/9/21 - 9/13/21; Veto session 10/19/21 -10/28/21
Indiana 1/4/21 11/15/21 1/13/21 1/8/21 2/23/21 No No Canceled -- Special session, re: vaccine mandates, 11/29/21
Iowa 1/11/21 5/19/21 2/12/21 2/12/21 No Yes 1st Special session, re: redistricting, 10/5/21; 2nd Special session, re: redistricting, 10/28/21
Kansas 1/11/21 5/26/21 2/10/21 2/10/21 3/5/21 No Yes Special session, re: vaccine mandates, 11/22/21
Kentucky 1/5/21 3/30/21 2/23/21 2/23/21 No No Special session, 9/7/21 - 9/9/21, re: COVID-19
Louisiana 4/12/21 6/10/21 4/21/21 4/21/21 6/7/21 No No Veto session 7/20/21
Maine 12/2/20 3/30/21 No Yes 1st Special session, re: budget, 4/28/21 - 7/19/21; 2nd Special session, re: redistricting, 9/29/21
Maryland 1/13/21 4/12/21 2/5/21 2/8/21 3/22/21 No No Special session, re: redistricting, convenes 12/6/21
Massachusetts 1/6/21 1/4/22 No Yes Formal session ends 11/17/21; informal session 11/18/21 - 1/4/22
Michigan 1/13/21 12/31/21 No Yes
Minnesota 1/5/21 5/17/21 No Yes Special session 6/14/21 - 7/7/21
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 Special session 6/23/21, re: Medicaid tax; veto session 9/15/21
Montana 1/4/21 4/29/21 2/24/21 2/24/21 3/3/21 No No
Nebraska 1/6/21 5/27/21 1/20/21 No Yes Special session 9/13/21 - 9/30/21, re: redistricting
Nevada 2/1/21 6/1/21 3/22/21 3/22/21 4/20/21 No No Special session, re: redistricting, began 11/12/21
New Hampshire 1/6/21 6/24/21 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; Special session, re: redistricting, convenes 12/6/21
New York 1/6/21 6/10/21 No Yes Special session, re: evictions, 9/1/21
North Carolina 1/13/21 12/10/21 5/11/21 4/6/21 5/13/21 No Yes 2021 session expected to resume late Dec. or early Jan. 2022 for veto overrides, conference committee bills
North Dakota 1/5/21 4/29/21 1/18/21 1/25/21 2/26/21 No No Special session, re: redistricting, 11/8/21 - 11/12/21
Ohio 1/4/21 12/31/21 No Yes
Oklahoma 2/1/21 5/27/21 1/21/21 1/21/21 3/11/21 No Yes Special session, re: redistricting, 11/15/21 - 11/26/21
Oregon 1/21/21 6/26/21 No No Special session, re: redistricting, 9/20/21 - 9/27/21; Special session, re: rental assistance, 12/13/21
Pennsylvania 1/5/21 12/15/21 No Yes Summer recess 6/25/21 - 9/15/21
Rhode Island 1/5/21 7/1/21 2/25/21 No No Special session possible in Nov. or Dec., re: marijuana legalization
South Carolina 1/12/21 5/13/21 4/10/21 No Yes Budget session 6/8/21 - 6/29/21; Special session, re: redistricting, House convenes 12/1/21, Senate 12/6/21
South Dakota 1/12/21 3/29/21 2/3/21 2/3/21 2/25/21 No No Special session #1, re: redistricting, 11/8/21 - 11/10/21; Special session #2, re: Atty. Gen. impeachment, began 11/9/21
Tennessee 1/12/21 5/5/21 No Yes Special session, re: economic development, 10/18/21 - 10/20/21; Special session, re: COVID mandates, 10/27/21 - 10/30/21
Texas 1/12/21 5/31/21 3/12/21 3/12/21 No No Special session #1 - 7/8/21 - 8/6/21; Special session #2 - 8/7/21 - 9/2/21; Special session #3 - 9/20/21 - 10/19/21
Utah 1/19/21 3/5/21 1/29/21 1/29/21 3/2/21 No No Special session #1, re: COVID funds, 5/19/21; Special session #2, re: redistricting, 11/9/21 -11/12/21
Vermont 1/6/21 5/21/21 2/23/21 3/12/21 No Yes Veto session 6/23 - 6/24/21; Special session, local mask mandates, 11/22/21
Virginia 1/13/21 2/8/21 1/22/21 1/22/21 2/5/21 Yes No Session extended through 3/8/21; Special session, re: federal funds, judges 8/2/21 - 8/10/21
Washington 1/11/21 4/25/21 3/9/21 No Yes
West Virginia 2/10/21 4/10/21 3/16/21 3/22/21 3/31/21 No Yes Special session #1, re: budget, 6/7/21; Special session #2, re: appropriations, 6/24/21; Special session #3, re: redistricting, 10/11/21 - 10/20/21
Wisconsin 1/4/21 12/31/21 No Yes Special session, re: unemployment ins., 1/19/21 - 4/1/21; Special session, re: Medicaid expansion, 5/25/21; Special session, re: school funding, 7/27/21
Wyoming 1/12/21 4/7/21 3/5/21 3/3/21 3/22/21 No No Special session, re: vaccine mandates, 10/26/21 - 11/3/21