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.) Special Sessions, Other Deadlines 
Alabama 2/7/17 None 5/11/17 5/11/17 No No 5/19/17  
Alaska 1/17/17 2/20/17 2/20/17 None No Yes 5/17/17

4th special session 10/23/17 - 11/21/17

Arizona 1/9/17 2/10/17 1/30/17 None No No 5/10/17  
Arkansas 1/9/17 3/6/17 3/6/17 None No No 4/3/17  
California 12/5/16 2/17/17 2/17/17 6/2/17 No Yes 9/15/17  
Colorado 1/11/17 2/1/17 1/27/17 3/1/17 No No 5/10/17 Special session 10/2/17 - 10/3/17 re: marijuana tax
Connecticut 1/4/17 None None None No No 6/7/17

Special session re: budget; 9/14/17 - 11/15/17

Delaware 1/10/17 None None None No Yes 7/2/17  
Florida 3/7/17 3/7/17 3/7/17 None No No 5/8/17  
Georgia 1/9/17 2/28/17 2/28/17 3/3/17 No Yes 3/30/17  
Hawaii 1/18/17 1/25/17 1/25/17 3/9/17 No Yes 5/4/17  
Idaho 1/9/17 1/28/17 1/28/17 None No No 3/29/17  
Illinois 1/11/17 2/10/17 2/10/17 4/28/17 No Yes 5/31/17 Veto session 10/24/17 - 11/9/17
Indiana 1/3/17 1/10/17 1/12/17 2/28/17 No No 4/22/17  
Iowa 1/9/17 2/10/17 2/10/17 None No Yes 4/22/17  
Kansas 1/12/17 2/8/17 2/8/17 2/23/17 No Yes 6/10/17

Ceremonial sine die 6/26/17

Kentucky 1/3/17 2/21/17 2/17/17 3/15/17 No No 3/30/17  
Louisiana 4/10/17 4/19/17 4/19/17 6/5/17 No No 6/8/17  
Maine 12/7/16 None None None No Yes 8/2/17 Special session 10/23/17 re: food sovereignty law, GIS funds 
Maryland 1/11/17 2/10/17 2/3/17 3/20/17 No No 4/10/17  
Massachusetts 1/4/17 None None None No Yes 11/15/17 Informal session 11/16/17 - 1/2/18
Michigan 1/11/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17  
Minnesota 1/3/17 None None None No Yes 5/22/17

 

Mississippi 1/3/17 1/16/17 1/16/17 2/10/17 No No 3/29/17  
Missouri 1/4/17 5/8/17 3/1/17 Senate only 3/15/17 No No 5/12/17

Veto session 9/13/17

Montana 1/2/17 2/18/17 2/18/17 3/1/17 No No 4/28/17 Special session re: budget 11/14/17 - 11/16/17
Nebraska 1/4/17 1/18/17 1/18/17 N/A No Yes 5/23/17  
Nevada 2/6/17 3/20/17 3/20/17 4/25/17 No No 6/5/17  
New Hampshire 1/4/17 1/27/17 None

House 3/23/17 Senate 3/30/17

No Yes 6/22/17  
New Jersey 1/10/17 None None None Yes No 1/9/18  
New Mexico 1/17/17 2/16/17 2/16/17 None No No 3/18/17  
New York 1/4/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17

In recess beginning 6/21/17

North Carolina 1/11/17 4/12/17 4/4/17 4/27/17 No Yes 6/30/17 Regular session reconvened 10/4/17 - 10/17/17
North Dakota 1/3/17 1/16/17 1/23/17 2/24/17 No No 4/27/17  
Ohio 1/2/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17  
Oklahoma 2/6/17 1/19/17 1/19/17 3/23/17 No Yes 5/26/17

Special session re: budget   9/25/17 - 11/17/17  

Special session re: budget convenes 12/18/17

Oregon 2/1/17 2/28/17 2/28/17 None No No 7/7/17  
Pennsylvania 1/3/17 None None None No Yes 12/13/17  
Rhode Island 1/3/17 2/16/17 2/16/17 None No Yes 6/30/17 Fall session held 9/19/17
South Carolina 1/10/17 None None 4/6/17 No Yes 5/11/17  
South Dakota 1/10/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 2/23/17 No No 3/27/17  
Tennessee 1/10/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 None No Yes 5/10/17  
Texas 1/10/17 3/10/17 3/10/17 5/9/17 No No 5/29/17 Special session 7/18/17 - 8/15/17
Utah 1/23/17 2/2/17 2/2/17 3/6/17 No No 3/9/17 Special session 9/20/17 re: homeless
Vermont 1/4/17 2/25/17 None None No Yes 5/19/17 Veto session 6/21/17
Virginia 1/11/17 1/20/17 1/20/17 2/7/17 Yes No 2/25/17  
Washington 1/9/17 None None 3/8/17 No Yes 4/23/17

 

West Virginia 2/8/17 3/21/17 3/20/17 3/29/16 No Yes 4/9/17 Special session re: road bonds  12/4/17
Wisconsin 1/4/17 None None None No Yes 12/31/17 Special session re: Foxconn 8/1/17 - 9/15/17 
Wyoming 1/10/17 1/30/17 1/25/17 2/7/17 No No 3/3/17  

Highlighted states indicate regular session of legislature has adjourned sine die, however special sessions may still be called.