2015 State Legislative Session Dates

2015 State Legislative Session Dates | Multistate

Key: Regular Session Adjourned

State Start Date House Bill Intro Deadline Senate Bill Intro Deadline Cross-Over Deadline Legislation Carryover from 2014 Legislation Carryover to 2016 Sine Die Adjournment (approx.) 2015 Bill Prefiling Period
Alabama
03/03/15 none 26th Legislative Day 27th Legislative Day No No 06/15/15

No prefiling

Alaska
01/20/15 02/23/15 02/23/15 none No Yes 04/19/15

01/09/15 - 01/16/15

Arizona
01/12/15 02/09/14 02/02/14 None No No 04/25/15

11/17/14 - 01/12/15

Arkansas
01/12/15 03/09/15 03/09/15 none No No 03/12/15

11/17/14 - 01/12/15

California
12/01/14 02/18/15 02/18/15 TBA No Yes 09/11/15

No prefiling

Colorado
01/07/15 01/28/15 01/28/15 02/25/15 No No 05/11/15

08/19/14 - 01/06/15

Connecticut
01/07/15 TBA TBA none No No 06/03/15

11/07/14 - 01/07/15

Delaware
01/13/15 none none none No Yes 06/30/15

No prefiling

Florida
03/03/15 03/03/15 03/03/15 04/27/15 No No 05/01/15

07/24/14 - 03/02/15

Georgia
01/12/15 TBA TBA TBA No Yes 03/27/15

11/15/14 - 01/12/15

Hawaii
01/21/15 TBA TBA TBA No Yes 05/07/15

No prefiling

Idaho
01/12/15 01/31/15 01/31/15 none No No 04/03/15

No prefiling

Illinois
01/14/15 TBA TBA TBA No Yes 05/31/15
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Indiana
01/13/15 TBA TBA TBA No No 04/29/15

12/13/14 - 01/12/15

Iowa
01/12/15 02/13/15 02/13/15 04/03/15 No Yes 04/21/15

09/01/14 - 12/01/14

Kansas
01/12/15 TBA TBA TBA No Yes 05/30/15

11/26/14 - 01/09/15

Kentucky
01/06/15 02/17/15 02/13/15 03/09/15 No No 03/24/15

05/30/14 - 01/06/15

Louisiana
04/13/15 04/22/15 04/22/15 06/08/15 No No 06/11/15

02/25/15 - 04/03/15

Maine
12/03/14 TBA TBA TBA No Yes 06/17/15

12/03/14 - 01/26/15

Maryland
01/14/15 02/13/15 02/06/15 03/23/15 No No 04/13/15

11/20/14 - 01/13/15

Massachusetts
01/07/15 01/16/15 01/16/15 none No Yes 11/18/15

No prefiling

Michigan
01/14/15 none none none No Yes 12/31/15

No prefiling

Minnesota
01/06/15 none none none No Yes 05/18/15

No prefiling

Mississippi
01/06/15 01/19/15 01/19/15 02/13/15 No No 04/05/15

11/01/14 - 01/05/15

Missouri
01/07/15 03/07/15 03/01/15 none No No 05/15/15

12/01/14 - 01/06/15

Montana
01/05/15 01/19/15 01/19/15 02/26/15 No No 04/27/15

07/03/13 - 01/04/15

Nebraska
01/07/15 01/21/15 01/21/15 none No Yes 06/05/15

No prefiling

Nevada
02/02/15 03/16/15 03/16/15 04/21/15 No No 06/01/15

07/14/14 - 02/02/15

New Hampshire
01/07/15 02/06/15 none TBA No Yes 06/30/15

09/15/14 - 12/05/14

New Jersey
01/13/15 none none none Yes No 01/02/16

No prefiling

New Mexico
01/20/15 02/19/15 02/19/15 none No No 03/21/15

12/15/14 - 01/16/15

New York
01/07/15 none none none No Yes 06/19/15

11/15/14 - 01/06/15

North Carolina
01/14/15 TBA TBA none No Yes 06/30/15

No prefiling

North Dakota
01/06/15 01/19/15 01/26/15 02/27/15 No No 04/29/15

10/01/13 - 01/05/15

Ohio
01/05/15 none none none No Yes 12/31/15

No prefiling

Oklahoma
02/02/15 01/22/15 01/22/15 03/12/15 No Yes 05/29/15

11/17/14 - 01/22/15

Oregon
02/02/15 TBA TBA none No No 07/11/15

09/02/14 - 02/02/15

Pennsylvania
01/06/15 none none none No Yes 12/31/15

No prefiling

Rhode Island
01/06/15 TBA TBA TBA No No 06/30/15

11/15/14 - 01/05/15

South Carolina
01/13/15 none none 05/01/15 No Yes 06/04/15

12/01/14 - 01/12/15

South Dakota
01/13/15 02/04/15 02/04/15 02/25/15 No No 03/30/15

12/15/14 - 01/12/15

Tennessee
01/13/15 10th Legislative Day 10th Legislative Day none No Yes 04/17/15

04/18/14 - 01/13/15

Texas
01/13/15 03/03/15 03/03/15 05/12/15 No No 06/01/15

11/10/14 - 01/12/15

Utah
01/26/15 03/03/15 03/03/15 03/09/15 No No 03/12/15

11/15/14 - 01/26/15

Vermont
01/07/15 02/28/15 none none No Yes 05/11/15

11/05/14 - 01/06/15

Virginia
01/14/15 01/23/15 01/23/15 2/10/15 Yes No 02/28/15

07/21/14 - 01/13/15

Washington
01/12/15 04/16/15 04/16/15 TBA No Yes 04/26/15

12/01/14 - 01/12/15

West Virginia
01/07/15 none none none No Yes 12/31/15

12/15/14 - 01/13/15

Wisconsin
01/07/15 none none none No Yes 12/31/15

No prefiling

Wyoming
01/13/15 15th Legislative Day 15th Legislative Day none No No 03/09/15

06/24/14 - 01/12/15