DAILY SESSION SUMMARY
For Wednesday, 03/04/2015
IN SESSION
There are 46 states, DC, US and PR in Regular Session. There is 1 state in Special Session.

In Regular Session:
AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, PR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, US, UT, WA, WI, WV, WY
In Special Session:
WI "a"

CONVENING:
No Regular Sessions are scheduled to convene this week.


No Special Sessions are scheduled to convene this week.


IN RECESS:
VT until 03/09/2015
DE until 03/17/2015

PREFILING FOR 2015 SESSIONS:
LA - Prefiling began: 02/02/2015

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
WV on 03/04/2015 Last day to consider bill on third reading in house of origin. Does not include budget or supplementary appropriation bills. (Joint Rule 5b).
WY on 03/04/2015 Last day for Third Reading on bills in the second house.
WY on 03/05/2015 Concurrence on Amendments/Joint Conference Committee Reports.
CO on 03/06/2015 Final passage of any bill that increases the number of judges.
CT on 03/06/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Transportation Committee.
IA on 03/06/2015 Final date for Senate bills to be reported out of Senate committees and House bills out of House Committees. (Joint Rule 20).
KY on 03/06/2015 Concurrence.
ND on 03/06/2015 Study resolutions and proposed Constitutional Amendments must be reported out of committee.
SD on 03/06/2015 J.R. 5-13 in effect.
UT on 03/06/2015 Last day for Executive Appropriations Committee to complete all decisions necessary to draft the final appropriations bill.
WY on 03/06/2015 Projected Adjournment.
CT on 03/07/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Commerce Committee.
CT on 03/07/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Higher Ed & E.A. Committee.
ID on 03/07/2015 55th Day - Transmittal Date for Constitutional Amendments, Joint Resolutions.
WV on 03/07/2015 Projected adjournment.
AR on 03/09/2015 Final deadline to file all other non-appropriation legislation.
CT on 03/09/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Human Services Committee.
CT on 03/09/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Energy & Tech Committee.
HI on 03/09/2015 Recess #4.
ID on 03/09/2015 Target date for all transmittals between House and Senate.
KY on 03/09/2015 Concurrence Deadline.
MD on 03/09/2015 Final Date for Introduction of Bills Without Suspension of Rules.
SD on 03/09/2015 Last day to move required delivery of bills or resolutions in the second house.
UT on 03/09/2015 Last day for a motion to reconsider.
UT on 03/09/2015 Last day to consider bills from own house.
UT on 03/09/2015 Any bond bill shall be made available to legislators by noon.
UT on 03/09/2015 General appropriations bills, supplemental appropriations bills, and school finance bills shall be available to legislators by calendared floor time.
CT on 03/10/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Children.
CT on 03/10/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Environment Committee.
CT on 03/10/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Aging.
CT on 03/10/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Veterans Affairs.
KY on 03/10/2015 Recess.
SD on 03/10/2015 Last day for a bill or joint resolution to pass both houses.
UT on 03/10/2015 Final action must be taken on any bond bill by calendared closing time.
UT on 03/10/2015 Last day for legislators to prioritize fiscal note bills and identify other programs for new funding.
UT on 03/10/2015 Final action must be taken on each general appropriations bills, supplemental appropriations bills, and school finance bills by calendared closing time.
HI on 03/11/2015 Recess #5.
MS on 03/11/2015 Deadline for original floor action on general bills and constitutional amendments originating in other house.
NC on 03/11/2015 Filing deadline for local bills and resolutions.
ND on 03/11/2015 Crossover date for resolutions.
SD on 03/11/2015 Reserved for concurrences or conference committees.
UT on 03/11/2015 Last day to pass any bill with a fiscal note of $10,000 or more.
WA on 03/11/2015 Last day to consider bills in house of origin (5 p.m.).
CT on 03/12/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Banking.
CT on 03/12/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Housing.
HI on 03/12/2015 First Crossover (Bills).
MO on 03/12/2015 Last day to report Senate Consent Bills from committees.
MS on 03/12/2015 Deadline for reconsideration and passage of general bills and constitutional amendments originating in other house.
UT on 03/12/2015 The final appropriations bill shall be made available to legislators by calendared floor time and final action must be taken by noon.
UT on 03/12/2015 Last day of session. Adjournment sine die at midnight on the 45th day of session.
CT on 03/13/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Education Committee.
CT on 03/13/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Planning and Development Committee.
HI on 03/13/2015 Substantive Resolution Cutoff.
ID on 03/13/2015 JFAC target to complete budget setting.
MS on 03/13/2015 Deadline to dispose of motions to reconsider general bills and constitutional amendments originating in other house.
NE on 03/13/2015 Recess.
TX on 03/13/2015 Deadline for filing bills and joint resolutions other than local bills, emergency appropriations, and bills that have been declared an emergency by the Governor.
WV on 03/14/2015 Adjournment at Midnight. (WV Const. Art. VI, Section 22).
CT on 03/15/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) GAE Committee.
CT on 03/15/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Public Health Committee.
RI on 03/15/2015 Initial House bill hearing deadline for House committees.
CT on 03/16/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on PRI.
HI on 03/16/2015 Budget Decking.
IA on 03/16/2015 Senate only considers Senate bills and unfinished business. House considers only House bills and unfinished business. (Joint Rule 20).
SD on 03/16/2015 Recess.
CT on 03/17/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Labor & P.E.
CT on 03/17/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on General Law.
MD on 03/17/2015 Committee Reporting Courtesy Date.
MS on 03/17/2015 Deadline for original floor action on appropriations and revenue bills originating in other house.
OH on 03/17/2015 Senate Session at 1:30 p.m.
OH on 03/17/2015 House Session at 11:00 a.m.
CT on 03/18/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Legis. Management.
HI on 03/18/2015 Budget Crossover.
MS on 03/18/2015 Deadline for reconsideration/passage of appropriations and revenue bills originating in other house.
NC on 03/18/2015 Filing deadline for bills recommended by state agencies.
CT on 03/19/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Insurance & R.E.
CT on 03/19/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Public Safety & Sec.
MO on 03/19/2015 Spring Break.
MS on 03/19/2015 Deadline to dispose of motions to reconsider appropriations and revenue bills originating in other house.
NJ on 03/19/2015 Assembly Quorum.
CO on 03/20/2015 Committees to report bills originating in the other house, other than the Appropriations Committees and Legislative Council.
ID on 03/20/2015 Projected Adjournment.
MN on 03/20/2015 Deadline for committees to act favorably on bills in the house of origin.
MS on 03/20/2015 Deadline to concur or not concur in amendments from other house to appropriations and revenue bills and for introduction of local and private bills that are revenue bills.
WY on 03/20/2015 Projected Governor's Deadline.
MT on 03/21/2015 Transmittal of Revenue Estimating Resolution. (LEG DAY 60).
MT on 03/21/2015 Last day to request Study Resolutions. (LEG DAY 60).
NM on 03/21/2015 Session ends (noon).
CO on 03/23/2015 Introducing the Long Bill in the Senate.
CT on 03/23/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Transportation.
IA on 03/23/2015 Debate not limited by rule.
MD on 03/23/2015 Opposite Chamber Bill Crossover Date.
MS on 03/23/2015 Deadline to dispose of motions to reconsider concurrence or nonconcurrence in appropriations and revenue bills.
CT on 03/24/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Higher Ed & E.A.
CT on 03/24/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Commerce.
KY on 03/24/2015 Adjournment - Sine Die.
MT on 03/24/2015 Last day to request Bills Proposing Referenda or for Committee to request Revenue Bills; Last day to introduce Appropriation Bills, Revenue Bills & Bills Proposing Referenda. (LEG DAY 62).
KS on 03/25/2015 Last day to consider bills not in the house of origin, except as previously noted.
OH on 03/25/2015 House and Senate Session at 1:30 p.m.
WV on 03/25/2015 Projected Governor's deadline.
CA on 03/26/2015 Spring Recess beings upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(2).
CT on 03/26/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Human Services.
CT on 03/26/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Energy & Tech.
HI on 03/26/2015 Kuhio Day.
MN on 03/26/2015 Spring recess.
MS on 03/26/2015 Deadline to concur or not concur in amendments from other house to general bills and constitutional amendments.
NC on 03/26/2015 Filing deadline for public bills and resolutions.
CO on 03/27/2015 Final passage of the Long Bill in the Senate.
CT on 03/27/2015 Committee Bill Deadline (Subject Matter PH held on PB) Judiciary Committee.
CT on 03/27/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Environment.
MN on 03/27/2015 Deadline for committees to act favorably on bills, or companion bills, that met the first deadline in the originating house.
MS on 03/27/2015 Deadline for introduction of local and private bills that are not revenue bills.
ND on 03/27/2015 Deadline for rereferrals of bills in second house to Appropriations Committees.
NE on 03/27/2015 Recess.
MS on 03/28/2015 Deadline for conference reports on appropriations and revenue bills to be filed.
VA on 03/29/2015 Projected Governor's deadline.
CA on 03/30/2015 Cesar Chavez Day.
CO on 03/30/2015 Final passage in the House of Senate bills.
CT on 03/30/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Education.
CT on 03/30/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Planning & Dev.
MS on 03/30/2015 Deadline for final adoption of conference reports on appropriations and revenue bills and for conference reports on general bills and constitutional amendments to be filed.
MT on 03/30/2015 Transmittal of Appropriation Bills, Revenue Bills & Bills Proposing Referenda. (LEG DAY 67).
MT on 03/30/2015 Last Day to request Committee bills to implement HB 2. (LEG DAY 67).
SD on 03/30/2015 Projected adjournment.
SD on 03/30/2015 Reserved for consideration of gubernatorial vetoes.
MS on 03/31/2015 Deadline to dispose of motions to reconsider conference reports on appropriations and revenue bills.
CT on 04/01/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on Public Health.
CT on 04/01/2015 JF Deadline JR 15(a) (Absolute) Joint Committee on GAE.
MS on 04/01/2015 Deadline for consideration of conference reports on general bills and constitutional amendments.
NC on 04/01/2015 Filing deadline for local bills.
UT on 04/01/2015 Projected Governor's deadline.
WA on 04/01/2015 Last day to read in committee reports from opposite house, except House fiscal committees and Senate Ways & Means and Transportation committees.
ID on 04/02/2015 Projected Governor's deadline.
LA on 04/02/2015 Prefiling deadline for constitutional amendments other than those affecting retirement.
MS on 04/02/2015 Deadline for filing conference reports on general bills and constitutional amendments that had been recommitted for further conference.
CO on 04/03/2015 Final passage of the Long Bill in the House.
CO on 04/03/2015 Committees in the house of introduction, including the Appropriations Committee, to report bills creating statutory committees with legislative members.
HI on 04/03/2015 Good Friday Holiday.
IA on 04/03/2015 Final date for Senate bills to be reported out of House committees and House bills out of Senate committees. (Joint Rule 20).
KS on 04/03/2015 No bills considered after this date except bills vetoed by the Governor, omnibus appropriations act, and omnibus reconciliations spending limit bill.
KY on 04/03/2015 Projected Governor's deadline.
LA on 04/03/2015 Prefiling deadlines for all bills other than retirement bills, constitutional amendments affecting retirement, and constitutional amendments.
LA on 04/03/2015 Prefiling deadline for constitutional amendments other than those affecting retirement and all other non-retirement bills.
MS on 04/03/2015 Deadline for adoption of conference reports on general bills and constitutional amendments after recommittal.
MT on 04/03/2015 Easter Break.
NE on 04/03/2015 Recess.

ADJOURNMENTS:
WI "a" regarding Right to Work Bill is projected to adjourn on 03/05/2015
WY is projected to adjourn on 03/05/2015
WV is projected to adjourn on 03/07/2015
UT is projected to adjourn on 03/11/2015
ID is projected to adjourn on 03/20/2015
NM is projected to adjourn on 03/21/2015
KY is projected to adjourn on 03/30/2015
SD is projected to adjourn on 03/30/2015

Adjourned Sessions
DC, DE, DE "a", DE "b", DE "c", DE "d", DE "a", IL, IL "a", IL "b", IL "c", MA, MI, NY, OH, PA, PR "a", PR "b", PR "c", RI, TN "a", US, VA, VA "a"

GOVERNORS'/PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS:
IL Governor's deadline is 03/14/2015.
VA Governor's deadline is 03/29/2015.

Signing Deadlines Past
DE "b", DE "a", PR "c", TN "a"

BILL VOLUME:

Last WeekYear to DateProjected 2015 Volume
Prefiles 945 31631 35000
Introductions 8645 95141 151000
Enacts/Adopts 1356 8942 40000

UPCOMING ELECTIONS (03/04/2015 - 03/25/2015):
03/10/2015 Maine Special Election
House District 93

03/24/2015 Pennsylvania Special Election
House District 170



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