State Start Date House Bill Intro Deadline Senate Bill Intro Deadline Cross-over Deadline Legislation Carryover from 2017 Legislation Carryover to 2019 Sine Die Adjournment (approx.) Bill Prefiling Period for 2018 Session Begins
Alabama 1/9/18 None 24th legislative day 26th legislative day No No 4/23/18 7/24/17
Alaska 1/16/18 TBD TBD  None  Yes No 4/15/18 1/8/18
Arizona 1/8/18 2/5/18 1/29/18  TBD  No No 4/17/18  11/15/17
Arkansas 2/12/18 2/26/18 2/26/18 None  No No 3/13/18  1/8/18
California 1/3/18 2/16/18 2/16/18 6/1/18 Yes No 8/31/18  no prefiling
Colorado 1/10/18 1/31/18 1/26/18 2/28/18 No No 5/9/18 12/1/17
Connecticut 2/7/18  TBD  TBD TBD No No 5/9/18  no prefiling
Delaware 1/9/18 None  None  None Yes No 6/30/18  no prefiling
Florida 1/9/18  1/9/18 1/9/18  None No No 3/9/18  8/1/17
Georgia 1/8/18 30th legislative day  30th legislative day  30th legislative day  Yes No 3/31/18 11/15/17
Hawaii 1/17/18 TBD  TBD  TBD  Yes No 5/3/18  no prefiling
Idaho 1/8/18 1/26/18 1/19/18 None  No No 3/27/18 no prefiling
Illinois 1/8/18  2/16/18 2/16/18 4/27/18 Yes No 5/31/18 no prefiling
Indiana 1/2/18 1/9/18 1/5/18

House 2/5/18

Senate 2/6/18

No No 3/14/18  10/23/17
Iowa 1/8/18 1/19/18  1/19/18  2/23/18 Yes No 4/17/18  11/30/17
Kansas 1/8/18 2/7/18 2/7/18  2/23/18  Yes No 4/7/18 6/27/17
Kentucky 1/2/18  2/26/18 2/28/18  None No No 4/13/18  5/15/17
Louisiana 3/12/18 4/3/18 4/3/18 6/1/18 No No 6/4/18

1/12/18

special session re: budget, expected Feb. 2018

Maine 1/3/18  None None  None  Yes No 4/18/18 10/6/17
Maryland 1/10/18 2/9/18 2/5/18 3/19/18 No No 4/9/18 12/1/17
Massachusetts 1/3/18

None

(2/7/18 last day for committees to report bills)

None

(2/7/18 last day for committees to report bills)

None Yes No

12/31/18

(7/31/18 last day of formal session) 

no prefiling
Michigan 1/10/18 None  None  None  Yes No 12/31/18  no prefiling
Minnesota 2/20/18

None

(committee deadlines TBD)

None 

(committee deadlines TBD)

None Yes No 5/21/18 no prefiling
Mississippi 1/2/18 1/15/18 1/15/18 2/9/18 No No 4/1/18 9/1/17
Missouri 1/3/18 None 3/1/18  3/15/18 (Senate only) No No 5/18/18 12/1/17
Montana No regular session in 2018       
Nebraska 1/3/18  1/18/18 N/A Yes No  4/18/18 no prefiling
Nevada No regular session in 2018       
New Hampshire 1/3/18 1/4/18 None 3/22/18  Yes No 6/30/18 9/6/17
New Jersey 1/9/18 None None None No Yes 12/31/18  11/15/17
New Mexico 1/16/18 1/31/18 1/31/18 None No No 2/15/18  12/15/17
New York 1/3/18 None  None None Yes No 6/20/18 12/1/17
North Carolina 5/16/18 6/7/18 6/7/18   TBD Yes No 6/30/18 

no prefiling;

also meets in regular session 1/10/18

North Dakota No regular session in 2018       
Ohio 1/2/18  None None None Yes No 12/31/18 no prefiling
Oklahoma 2/5/18  1/18/18 1/18/18  3/22/18 Yes No 5/25/18 12/8/17
Oregon 2/5/18 1/16/18 1/16/18  TBD  No No 3/9/18  11/21/17
Pennsylvania 1/2/18 None None None Yes No 11/30/18 no prefiling
Rhode Island 1/2/18 TBD TBD TBD No No 6/30/18 11/15/17
South Carolina 1/9/18 None None 4/10/18 Yes No 5/10/18 11/9/17
South Dakota 1/9/18 2/1/18 2/1/18 2/23/18 No No 3/26/18 12/5/17
Tennessee 1/9/18  TBD TBD  None No 4/27/18 6/23/17  6/23/17
Texas No regular session in 2018       
Utah 1/22/18  2/1/18 2/1/18 3/5/18 No No 3/8/18 11/15/17
Vermont 1/3/18  1/31/18  None None  Yes No 5/4/18  12/8/17
Virginia 1/10/18  TBD TBD TBD  No Yes 3/10/18  11/20/17 
Washington 1/8/18 None None 2/14/18 Yes No 3/8/17 12/8/17
West Virginia 1/10/18  2/20/18 2/19/18  2/28/18 Yes No 3/10/18  no prefiling
Wisconsin 1/16/18 None None None  Yes No 3/22/18  no prefiling
Wyoming 2/12/18  2/14/18 2/16/18 TBD  No No 3/15/18 12/7/17

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