StateConveneHouse Bill Introduction DeadlineSenate Bill Introduction DeadlineCrossover DeadlineCarryoverAdjournSession Notes (Chart Updated 09/29/16)
AlabamaNone24th legislative daySenate: 26th legislative dayNoSpecial session regarding state lottery: 08/15/16-09/07/16
Alaska02/22/1602/22/16NoneYes05/18/16Special session regarding budget: 05/23/16-06/18/16; Special session regarding taxes and the Alaska Permanent Fund: 07/11/16-07/18/16
Arizona02/08/1602/01/16NoneNo
Arkansas04/27/1604/27/16NoneNoSpecial session regarding health care: 04/06/16; Special session regarding highway funding: 05/19/16-05/23/16
California02/19/1602/19/1606/03/16Yes*The formal session ends August 31; the session constitutionally ends November 30.
Colorado02/03/1601/29/1603/02/16No
Connecticut02/05/1602/05/16NoneNoSpecial session regarding budget: 05/12/16-05/13/16; House special session regarding a bond bill: 06/02/16; Special session regarding an economic incentive package: 09/28/16.
DelawareNoneNoneNoneYes
D.C.NoneNoneN/AYesTBD
Florida01/12/1601/12/16NoneNo
GeorgiaYes
GuamNoneNoneN/AYes
Hawaii01/27/1601/27/1603/10/16YesSenate special session regarding judicial appointments: 09/12/16-09/14/16
Idaho01/29/1601/22/16NoneNo
Illinois02/11/1602/19/1604/22/16Yes06/30/16
Indiana01/12/1601/08/1602/03/16No
Iowa01/22/1601/22/1602/26/16Yes
Kansas02/10/1602/10/1602/26/16YesSpecial session regarding education funding: 06/23/16-06/24/16
Kentucky03/01/1603/03/16NoneNo
Louisiana04/05/1604/05/1606/03/16NoSpecial session regarding budget: 02/14/16-03/09/16; Special session regarding budget: 06/06/16-06/23/16
MaineNoneNoneNoneYes
Maryland02/12/1602/05/1603/21/16No
MassachusettsNoneNoneNoneYes*The formal legislative session ends July 31.
MichiganNoneNoneNoneYes*The Legislature can meet until December 31, but the actual adjournment date is determined by a concurrent resolution, typically adopted around the last two weeks of session.
MinnesotaNoneNoneNoneYes
Mississippi02/22/1602/22/1603/18/16NoSpecial session regarding state revenue shortfall: 06/28/16-06/29/16
Missouri03/15/1603/01/16NoneNo
MontanaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AThe Legislature will not convene in 2016.
NebraskaN/A01/20/16NoneYes
NevadaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AThe Legislature will not convene in 2016.
New Hampshire01/06/1601/06/1603/24/16YesSpecial session regarding law enforcement funding 06/16/16.
New JerseyNoneNoneNoneNo (from 2015) / Yes (into 2017)**Legislation carries over from even to odd years.
New Mexico02/03/1602/03/16NoneNoSpecial session regarding budget shortfall: 09/30/16-10/16
New YorkNoneNoneNoneYes*The formal legislative session ends June 17.
North Carolina05/10/1605/10/16TBDYes07/01/16Special session regarding congressional redistricting: 02/18/16-02/19/16; Special session regarding LGBT nondiscrimination measures: 03/23/16
North DakotaN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/ASpecial session regarding budget shortfall: 08/02/16-08/04/16
OhioNoneNoneNoneYes
Oklahoma01/21/1601/21/1603/10/16Yes
Oregon01/19/1601/19/16NoneNo
PennsylvaniaNoneNoneNoneYes
Puerto RicoNoneNoneNoneYes
Rhode Island02/11/1602/11/16TBDNo06/18/16
South Carolina04/15/1605/01/1605/01/16Yes
South Dakota02/04/1602/04/1602/24/16No
Tennessee01/21/1601/21/16NoneYesSpecial session regarding highway funding: 09/12/16-09/14/16
TexasN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AThe Legislature will not convene in 2016.
United States Virgin IslandsNoneNoneN/AYes
Utah02/04/1602/04/1603/07/16NoSpecial session regarding education: 05/18/16; Special session regarding drones and tax incentives: 07/13/16
Vermont01/29/16 (standard) / 03/11/16 (short form)TBDTBDYes
Virginia01/22/1601/22/1602/16/16No
WashingtonNoneNone02/17/16YesSpecial session regarding budget: 03/10/16-03/29/16
West Virginia02/23/1602/22/1603/02/16Only House billsSpecial session regarding budget: 05/16/16-06/14/16; Special session regarding flood relief: 09/18/16-09/20/16
WisconsinNoneNoneNoneYes
Wyoming02/12/1602/12/1602/23/16No