2014 State Legislative Session Dates

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Key: Regular Session Adjourned

State Start Date House Bill Intro Deadline Senate Bill Intro Deadline Crossover Deadline Legislation Carryover from 2013 Legislation Carryover to 2015 Sine Die Adjournment (approx.) Special Sessions Governor's Actions Other Deadlines
Alabama
01/14/14 03/19/14 03/13/14 03/19/14 No No 04/03/14
Alaska
01/21/14 02/24/14 02/24/14 none Yes No 04/20/14
Arizona
01/13/14 02/10/14 02/03/14 none No No 05/16/14

03/21/14 - Committee deadline for hearing in second house

Arkansas
02/10/14 02/24/14 02/24/14 none No No 03/12/14

Formal sine die 03/19/14

California
01/06/14 02/21/14 02/21/14 05/30/14 Yes No 08/31/14
Colorado
01/08/14 01/29/14 01/24/14 02/26/14 No No 05/07/14
Connecticut
02/05/14 02/07/14 02/07/14 none No No 05/07/14
Delaware
01/14/14 none none none Yes No 06/30/14
Florida
03/04/14 03/04/14 03/04/14 04/28/14 No No 05/02/14
Georgia
01/13/14 03/03/14 03/03/14 03/03/14 Yes No 03/20/14
Hawaii
01/15/14 01/23/14 01/23/14 03/06/14 Yes No 05/01/14

Second crossover 04/10/14

Idaho
01/06/14 01/26/14 01/18/14 none No No 03/20/14
Illinois
01/29/14 02/14/14 02/14/14 04/11/14 Yes No 05/31/14
Indiana
01/07/14 01/13/14 01/13/14 02/05/14 No No 03/13/14
Iowa
01/13/14 01/24/14 01/24/14 02/28/14 Yes No 04/22/14
Committee deadline
02/25/14
Kansas
01/13/14 02/12/14 02/12/14 02/28/14 Yes No 04/06/14
Veto session
begins 04/30/14
Kentucky
01/07/14 03/03/14 03/05/14 03/28/14 No No 04/15/14
Louisiana
03/10/14 04/01/14 04/01/14 05/30/14 No No 06/02/14
Maine
01/08/14 none none none Yes No 04/17/14

Veto session 05/01/14

Maryland
01/08/14 03/03/14 03/03/14 03/17/14 No No 04/07/14
Massachusetts
01/08/14 none none none Yes No 07/31/14
Michigan
01/08/14 none none none Yes No 12/18/14
Minnesota
02/25/14 none none none Yes No 05/19/14
Mississippi
01/07/14 01/20/14 01/20/14 02/14/14 No No 04/02/14
 
 
Missouri
01/08/14 04/01/14 02/27/14 none No No 05/16/14

budget must pass by 05/09/14

Montana
No regular session in even numbered years
Nebraska
01/08/14 N/A 01/17/14 none Yes No 04/17/14
Nevada
No regular session in even numbered years
New Hampshire
01/08/14 01/08/14 none 03/27/14 Yes No 06/05/14
New Jersey
01/14/14 none none none No Yes 12/31/14
New Mexico
01/21/14 02/05/14 02/05/14 none No No 02/20/14
New York
01/08/14 none none none Yes No 06/19/14
North Carolina
05/14/14 05/28/14 05/28/14 TBD Yes No 06/30/14
North Dakota
No regular session in even numbered years
Ohio
01/07/14 none none none Yes No 12/31/14
Oklahoma
02/03/14 02/03/14 02/03/14 03/13/14 Yes No 05/30/14
Oregon
02/03/14 01/21/14 01/21/14 none No No 03/09/14
Pennsylvania
01/07/14 none none none Yes No 11/30/14
Rhode Island
01/07/14 02/27/14 02/13/14 none Yes No 06/30/14
04/17/14 Senate cmte deadline
04/15/14 House cmte deadline
South Carolina
01/14/14 04/15/14 05/01/14 05/01/14 Yes No 06/05/14
South Dakota
01/14/14 02/04/14 02/04/14 02/25/14 No No 03/31/14

Recess 03/15/14 - 03/30/14

Tennessee
01/14/14 02/05/14 02/05/14 none Yes No 04/17/14
Texas
No regular session in even numbered years
Utah
01/27/14 02/06/14 02/06/14 03/10/14 No No 03/13/14
Vermont
01/07/14 01/31/14 01/07/14 03/14/14 Yes No 05/09/14
Virginia
01/08/14 01/17/14 01/17/14 02/11/14 No Yes 03/08/14
Special session began 03/24/14
re: budget/Medicaid
 
Washington
01/13/14 none none 02/18/14 Yes No 03/13/14
West Virginia
01/08/14 02/17/14 02/17/14 02/26/14 Yes No 03/08/14
Budget session
03/09/14 - 03/14/14
Wisconsin
01/14/14 04/03/14 04/03/14 04/03/14 Yes No 04/01/14
 
Assembly finished 03/20/14
Wyoming
02/10/14 02/14/14 02/14/14 02/25/14 No No 03/06/14