DAILY SESSION SUMMARY
For Friday, 04/18/2014
IN SESSION
There are 17 states DC and PR in Regular Session. There is 1 state in Special Session.

In Regular Session:
AK, AZ, CO, CT, DC, FL, HI, IA, LA, MA, MI, MO, NH, OH, OK, PR, SC, TN, VT
In Special Session:
VA "a"

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


CA "b" convenes on 04/24/2014

IN RECESS:
CA until 04/21/2014
MN until 04/22/2014
NY until 04/23/2014
NJ until 04/28/2014
PA until 04/28/2014
US until 04/28/2014
DE until 04/29/2014
IL until 04/29/2014
RI until 04/29/2014
WI until 04/29/2014
KS until 04/30/2014
ME until 05/01/2014

PREFILING FOR 2014 SESSIONS:
MT - Drafting for 2015 began: 07/03/2013

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
CO on 04/18/2014 Final passage in house of introduction of all bills referred to the Appropriations Committee in that house. Final passage, including any conference committee report, for any school finance bills.
OR on 04/18/2014 Governor's deadline.
MS on 04/19/2014 Governor's deadline.
AK on 04/20/2014 Projected Session Adjournment.
CA on 04/21/2014 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51(b)(1)).
RI on 04/21/2014 Spring Recess.
FL on 04/22/2014 50th day-last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings.
IA on 04/22/2014 Projected adjournment is 100th calendar day of the session (per diem expenses end).
NE on 04/22/2014 Projected Governor's deadline.
IL on 04/23/2014 Senate in Perfunctory Session.
VA on 04/23/2014 Veto Session.
CO on 04/24/2014 Committees in the second house to report bills referred to the Appropriations Committee in that house.
NH on 04/24/2014 Last day to act on Senate Bills going to a 2nd committee.
NH on 04/24/2014 Deadline for Policy Committees to ACT on all House bills with a fiscal impact, except bills exempted pursuant to Senate Rule 4-5.
OK on 04/24/2014 Third Reading for Senate Bills Deadline.
CO on 04/25/2014 Deadline for the Legislative Council to meet to review and prioritize requests from legislative members for interim studies.
RI on 04/25/2014 Ethics Commission financial statements due.
MD on 04/27/2014 Governor's deadline.
CO on 04/28/2014 Appropriations Committee in second house to report bills.
DC on 04/28/2014 Committee of the Whole Meeting.
FL on 04/28/2014 All bills immediately certified.
RI on 04/29/2014 Reconvene from Spring Recess.
DC on 04/30/2014 Committee of the Whole Meeting.
GA on 04/30/2014 Governor's Deadline.
KS on 04/30/2014 Veto Session. Only bills Vetoed by the Governor, omnibus appropriations act, and omnibus reconciliations spending limit bill may be considered or worked on.
MA on 04/30/2014 Last day to report on Proposals for Amendment to the Constitution.
CO on 05/01/2014 Final passage in second house of all bills referred to Appropriations Committee in that house.
HI on 05/01/2014 Adjournment.
KY on 05/01/2014 Projected Governor's deadline.
CA on 05/02/2014 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to Fiscal Committees fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(b)(5)).
FL on 05/02/2014 60th day- last day of Regular Session.
VT on 05/02/2014 Projected adjournment.
CO on 05/05/2014 Reconvene for adjournment sine die if there has been adjournment to a day certain, unless the joint resolution for adjournment to a day certain specifies another day for reconvening.
MA on 05/06/2014 Last day to enact Initiative Petition.
CO on 05/07/2014 Adjournment sine die.
CT on 05/07/2014 Adjournment sine Die.
NH on 05/08/2014 Last day to report all remaining Senate Bills.
VT on 05/08/2014 Projected Gov deadline.
CA on 05/09/2014 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to the floor nonfiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(b)(6)).
DC on 05/09/2014 Committee of the Whole Meeting.
MO on 05/09/2014 Appropriation Bills must be Truly Agreed and Finally Passed.
AK on 05/10/2014 Projected Governor's Deadline.
KS on 05/10/2014 Sine die date to be announced.
US on 05/12/2014 The House Has a State Work Period.
MA on 05/14/2014 House Ways and Means Budget Bill deadline.
NC on 05/14/2014 Session Reconvenes.
DC on 05/15/2014 Committee of the Whole Meeting.
NH on 05/15/2014 Last day to act on all remaining Senate Bills.
NH on 05/15/2014 Deadline to ACT on all House bills.
CA on 05/16/2014 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 2 (J.R. 61(b)(7)).
IL on 05/16/2014 Committee Deadline.
MO on 05/16/2014 Session Adjournment.
FL on 05/17/2014 Projected Governor's deadline.

ADJOURNMENTS:
AK is projected to adjourn on 04/20/2014
IA is projected to adjourn on 04/22/2014
VA "a" regarding Outstanding State Budget is projected to adjourn on 04/30/2014
HI is projected to adjourn on 05/01/2014
FL is projected to adjourn on 05/02/2014
VT is projected to adjourn on 05/02/2014
CO is projected to adjourn on 05/07/2014
MO is projected to adjourn on 05/16/2014

Adjourned Sessions
AL, AR, CA "a", DE "b", GA, HI "a", HI "b", ID, IL "a", IL "b", IN, KS "a", KY, MD, MO "a", MS, MS "a", NE, NH "a", NJ "2012-13 session", NJ "a", NM, OK "a", OR, PR "a", PR "b", SD, UT, VA, WA, WA "a", WA "b", WA "c", WI "a", WI "b", WI "c", WV, WV "a", WY

GOVERNORS'/PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS:
OR Governor's deadline is 04/18/2014.
MS Governor's deadline is 04/19/2014.
MS "a" Governor's deadline is 04/19/2014.
NE Governor's deadline is 04/22/2014.
GA Governor's deadline is 04/30/2014.
KY Governor's deadline is 05/01/2014.
MD Governor's deadline is 05/27/2014.

Signing Deadlines Past
AL, AR, CA "a", DE "b", HI "a", HI "b", ID, IL "a", IL "b", IN, KS "a", MO "a", NH "a", NJ "2012-13 session", NJ "a", NM, OK "a", PR "a", PR "b", SD, UT, VA, WA, WA "a", WA "b", WA "c", WI "a", WI "b", WI "c", WV, WV "a", WY

BILL VOLUME:

Last WeekYear to DateProjected 2014 Volume
Prefiles 89 43152 35000
Introductions 1299 167953 151000
Enacts/Adopts 1801 16727 40000

UPCOMING ELECTIONS (04/18/2014 - 05/09/2014):
04/22/2014 Florida Special Primary
US House (Congressional District 19)

04/24/2014 Connecticut Special Election
House District 94

04/29/2014 Massachusetts Special Election
House 5th Suffolk

05/06/2014 Indiana Primary Election
House (All)
Senate Districts 1, 4, 6, 11, 14-15, 17, 19, 21-23, 25-27, 29, 31, 38-39, 41, 43, 45-49
Constitutional Officers: Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor
US House (All)

05/06/2014 North Carolina Primary Election
House (All)
Senate (All)
US House (CD 1-11, and 13)
US Senate (Hagan)

05/06/2014 North Carolina Special Primary
US House (CD 12)

05/06/2014 Ohio Primary Election
House (All)
Senate (Odd)
Constitutional Officers: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Attorney General, Auditor
US House (All)



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