2020 Legislative Session Information

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Last Updated: 5/22/2020

State Convene Date Adjourn Date House Intro Deadline Senate Intro Deadline Crossover Deadline Prefiling Deadline Carryover to 2021 COVID-19 Impact
Alabama 2/4/2020 5/18/2020 5/13/2020 5/13/2020 26th Legislative Day 5/18/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Alaska 1/21/2020 5/20/2020 None None None None No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Arizona 1/13/2020 TBD 2/10/2020 2/3/2020 House: 3/13/2020 Senate: 4/13/2020 1/13/2020 No Senate adjourned sine die, House is still meeting
Arkansas 4/8/2020 4/24/2020 Non-appropriation: 4/8/2020, Appropriation: 4/22/2020 Non-appropriation: 4/8/2020, Appropriation: 4/22/2020 None 4/7/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
California 1/6/2020 8/31/2020 2/21/2020 2/21/2020 5/29/2020 None No Reconvened 5/4/2020
Colorado 1/8/2020 TBD 4/16/2020 4/16/2020 2/26/2020 1/5/2020 No Session suspended until 5/26/2020
Connecticut 2/5/2020 5/6/2020 2/7/2020 2/7/2020 None None No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
DC 1/7/2020 12/1/2020 None None None None Yes None
Delaware 1/14/2020 6/30/2020 None None None None No House suspended until 5/26/2020, Senate suspended until 5/27/2020
Florida 1/14/2020 3/14/2020 1/14/2020 1/14/2020 3/9/2020 1/14/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Georgia 1/13/2020 TBD None None 3/12/2020 1/10/2020 No Session suspended indefinitely
Guam 1/6/2020 1/3/2021 None None None None No Reconvened
Hawaii 1/15/2020 TBD 1/23/2020 1/23/2020 None 1/10/2020* No Reconvened 5/11/2020
Idaho 1/6/2020 3/20/2020 2/10/2020 2/10/2020 None None No Adjourned one week early 3/20/2020.
Illinois 1/8/2020 5/31/2020^ 2/14/2020 2/14/2020 TBD None No Session suspended until 5/18/2020 - special session beginning 5/20/2020
Indiana 1/6/2020 3/14/2020 1/9/2020 1/9/2020 2/3/2020 None No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Iowa 1/13/2020 TBD 1/24/2020 1/24/2020 2/28/2020 1/13/2020 No Session suspended until 6/3/2020
Kansas 1/13/2020 5/22/2020 2/12/2020 2/12/2020 2/27/2020 None No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Kentucky 1/7/2020 4/15/2020 3/2/2020 3/3/2020 None 12/14/2019 No Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Louisiana 3/9/2020 6/1/2020 3/31/2020 3/31/2020 None 2/28/2020 No Reconvened 5/4/2020
Maine 1/8/2020 3/17/2020 09/27/2019 9/27/2019 None 9/27/2019 Yes ** Adjourned sine die one month early on 3/17/2020
Maryland 1/8/2020 3/18/2020 3/2/2020 3/2/2020 3/16/2020 9/20/2019 No Adjourned sine die two weeks early on 3/18/2020
Massachusetts 1/1/2020 7/31/2020 None None None None No None
Michigan 1/8/2020 12/17/2020 None None None None No Session will convene weekly
Minnesota 2/11/2020 5/18/2020 None None 3/20/2020 None No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session, special session likely
Mississippi 1/7/2020 TBD 2/24/2020 2/24/2020 None None No Session suspended until 5/26/2020
Missouri 1/8/2020 5/30/2020 60th Legislative Day First day of March None 1/8/2020 No Session suspended until 5/27/2020
Montana Not meeting in 2020 N/A
N. Mariana 2/7/2020 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD No Session suspended indefinitely
Nebraska 1/8/2020 8/13/2020 1/23/2020 1/23/2020 None None No Session suspended until 7/20/2020
Nevada Not meeting in 2020 N/A
New Hampshire 1/8/2020 6/30/2020 1/9/2020 1/11/2020 3/26/2020 11/1/2019 No House suspended until 6/11/2020, Senate suspended indefinitely
New Jersey 1/14/2020 1/10/2022 None None None None Yes Reconvened 5/14/2020
New Mexico 1/21/2020 2/20/2020 2/5/2020 2/5/2020 None 1/17/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
New York 1/8/2020 6/2/2020 TBD TBD TBD TBD No Senate suspended until 5/26/2020, House suspended indefinitely
North Carolina 4/28/2020 TBD None None None No No Session convened 4/28/2020
North Dakota Not meeting in 2020 N/A
Ohio 1/22/2020 12/31/2020 None None None None No None
Oklahoma 2/3/2020 5/29/2020 1/16/2020 1/16/2020 3/12/2020 12/13/2019 No Session has adjourned, however, lawmakers can reconvene until 5/29/2020
Oregon 2/3/2020 3/5/2020 1/17/2019 1/17/2019 2/25/2020* 1/17/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Pennsylvania 1/7/2020 12/31/2020 None None None None No Reconvened and operating remotely
Puerto Rico 1/13/2020 6/30/2020 6/30/2020* 6/30/2020* None None Yes Reconvened 5/18/2020
Rhode Island 1/1/2020 6/2020* TBD TBD None None No Session suspended until 5/26/2020
South Carolina 1/14/2020 TBD None None 4/10/2020 None No Session suspended indefinitely
South Dakota 1/14/2020 3/30/2020 2/6/2020 2/6/2020 2/27/2020 1/13/2020 No None
Tennessee 1/14/2020 TBD 2/5/2020 2/5/2020 None None No Session suspended until 6/1/2020.
Texas Not meeting in 2020 N/A
Utah 1/27/2020 3/12/2020 2/6/2020 2/6/2020 3/9/2020 None No None
Vermont 1/8/2020 5/2020* 1/22/2020 1/17/2020 None 12/2/2019 No None
Virginia 1/8/2020 3/7/2020 1/24/2020 1/17/2020 2/11/2020 1/8/2020 Yes None - special session adjourned.
Washington 1/13/2020 3/12/2020 3/12/2020 2/7/2020 2/19/2020 1/10/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
West Virginia 1/8/2020 3/7/2020 2/11/2020 2/17/2020 2/26/2020 1/8/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
Wisconsin 1/15/2020 5/27/2020 None None None None No Session suspended indefinitely
Wyoming 2/10/2020 24th Legislative Day 2/14/2020 2/14/2020 2/27/2020 2/5/2020 No None - Legislature has adjourned for the 2020 session
USVI 1/13/2020 1/11/2021* None None None No Yes Session suspended indefinitely

* Date is subject to change

** For special sessions only

^ The Illinois Legislature will remain in perfunctory session until the end of the calendar year.