State Start Date House Bill Intro Deadline Senate Bill Intro Deadline Cross-over Deadline Legislation Carryover from 2016 Legislation Carryover to 2018 Sine Die Adjournment (approx.) 2017 Bill Prefiling Period
Alabama 2/7/17 None 26th Legislative Day 27th Legislative Day No No 5/31/17 5/12/16 - 2/6/17
Alaska 1/17/17 2/20/17 2/20/17 None No Yes 4/16/17 1/9/17 - 1/13/17
Arizona 1/9/17 2/10/17 1/30/17 None No No 4/22/17 11/14/16 - 1/09/17
Arkansas 1/9/17 3/6/17 3/6/17 None No No 3/9/17 11/14/16 - 1/9/17
California 12/5/16 2/17/17 2/17/17 6/2/17 No Yes 9/15/17 No prefiling
Colorado 1/11/17 2/1/17 1/27/17 3/1/17 No No 5/10/17 8/1/16 - 1/10/17
Connecticut 1/4/17 TBA TBA None No No 6/17/17 11/9/16 - 1/3/17
Delaware 1/10/17 None None None No Yes 6/30/17 12/15/16 - 1/10/17
Florida 3/7/17 3/7/17 3/7/17 None No No 5/5/17 8/1/16 - 3/3/17
Georgia 1/9/17 26th Session Day 26th Session Day 30th Session Day No Yes 3/24/17 11/15/16 - 1/6/17
Hawaii 1/18/17 1/25/17 1/25/17 3/9/17 No Yes 5/4/17 No prefiling
Idaho 1/9/17 1/28/17 1/28/17 None No No 3/31/17 No prefiling
Illinois 1/11/17 2/10/17 2/10/17 4/28/17 No Yes 5/31/17 No prefiling
Indiana 1/3/17 1/10/17 1/12/17 2/28/17 No No 4/29/17 11/22/16 - 1/3/17
Iowa 1/9/17 2/10/17 2/10/17 3/31/17 No Yes 4/18/17 9/1/16 - 12/1/16
Kansas 1/12/17 2/8/17 2/8/17 2/23/17 No Yes 5/15/17 11/8/16 - 1/6/17
Kentucky 1/3/17 2/21/17 2/17/17 3/15/17 No No 3/30/17 6/15/16 - 1/3/17
Louisiana 4/10/17 TBA TBA TBA No No 6/8/17

1/23/17 - 4/3/17

Maine 12/7/16 None None None No Yes 6/14/17 No prefiling
Maryland 1/11/17 2/10/17 2/3/17 3/27/17 No No 4/10/17 11/15/16 - 12/2/16
Massachusetts 1/4/17 TBA TBA None No Yes 11/15/17 No prefiling
Michigan 1/11/17 Noe None None No Yes 12/31/17 No prefiling
Minnesota 1/3/17 None None None No Yes 5/22/17 No prefiling
Mississippi 1/3/17 1/16/17 1/16/17 2/10/17 No No 4/2/17 11/1/16 - 1/2/17
Missouri 1/4/17 None 3/1/17 3/15/17 - Senate Only No No 5/12/17 12/1/16 - 1/4/17
Montana 1/2/17 2/18/17 2/18/17 3/1/17 No No 4/25/17 9/8/15 - 1/1/17
Nebraska 1/4/17 1/18/17 1/18/17 N/A No Yes 6/2/17 No prefiling
Nevada 2/6/17 3/20/17 3/20/17 4/25/17 No No 6/5/17 5/29/15 - 2/6/17
New Hampshire 1/4/17 1/27/17 None TBA No Yes 6/30/17 9/12/16 - 12/2/16
New Jersey 1/10/17 None None None Yes No 01/09/18 No prefiling
New Mexico 1/17/17 2/16/17 2/16/17 None No No 3/18/17 12/15/16 - 1/13/17
New York 1/4/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17 11/15/16 - 1/3/17
North Carolina 1/11/17 4/12/17 3/30/17 4/27/17 No Yes 8/1/17 No prefiling
North Dakota 1/3/17 1/16/17 1/23/17 2/24/17 No No 4/26/17 1/1/16 - 1/1/17
Ohio 1/2/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17 No prefiling
Oklahoma 2/6/17 1/19/17 1/19/17 3/16/17 No Yes 5/26/17 11/15/16 - 1/19/17
Oregon 2/1/17 2/28/17 2/28/17 None No Yes 7/10/17 9/26/16 - 1/11/17
Pennsylvania 1/3/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17 No prefiling
Rhode Island 1/3/17 2/16/17 2/16/17 TBA No Yes 6/30/17 11/15/16 - 1/2/17
South Carolina 1/10/17 None None 5/1/17 No Yes 6/1/17 12/1/16 - 12/15/16
South Dakota 1/10/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 2/23/17 No No 3/27/17 12/11/16 - 1/10/17
Tennessee 1/10/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 None No Yes 4/14/17 11/9/16 - 1/9/17
Texas 1/10/17 3/10/17 3/10/17 5/9/17 No No 5/29/17 11/9/16 - 1/9/17
Utah 1/23/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 3/6/17 No No 3/9/17 11/15/16 - 1/22/17
Vermont 1/4/17 2/25/17 None None No Yes 5/8/17 11/1/16 - 1/3/17
Virginia 1/11/17 1/20/17 1/20/17 2/7/17 Yes No 2/25/17 7/18/16 - 1/10/17
Washington 1/9/17 None None 3/8/17 No Yes 4/23/17 12/1/16 - 1/8/17
West Virginia 2/8/17 3/21/17 3/20/17 3/29/16 No Yes 4/8/17 12/15/16 - 1/10/17
Wisconsin 1/4/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17 No prefiling
Wyoming 1/10/17 1/30/17 1/25/17 2/7/17 No No 3/3/17 12/1/16 - 1/9/17