2023 Legislative Session Information

STATE LEGISLATIVE SESSION MEETING INFORMATION

      State Convene Prefiling May Begin Prefiling and Introduction Deadlines Crossover Deadlines Adjournment
      Alabama 03/07/2023 N/A N/A N/A 06/15/2023
      Alaska 01/17/2023 01/09/2023 - 1st prefile release; 01/13/2023 - 2nd prefile release 12/30/2022 - 5PM Deadline to request new bills for prefile; 01/04/2023 - 12PM Deadline to approve final for 1st prefile release; 01/10/2023 - 12PM Deadline to approve final for 2nd prefile release N/A 120th Day
      Arizona 01/09/2023 After certification of election results 01/09/2023 - Prefiling Deadline; 02/06/2023 - Introduction Deadline 2/17/2023 100th Day
      Arkansas 01/09/2023 11/15/2022 N/A N/A 03/09/2023
      California 12/05/2022 (organizational session) N/A 02/17/2023 - Introduction Deadline 06/02/2023 09/14/2023 - Adjourns for Recess
      Colorado 01/09/2023 11/29/2022 12/13/2022 - Prefiling Deadline; 04/18/2023 - Introduction Deadline 04/21/2023 05/08/2023
      Connecticut 01/04/2023 N/A N/A N/A 06/07/2023
      Delaware 01/10/2023 N/A 12/15/2022 (This is unofficial and based on precedent according to House Clerk) N/A 06/30/2023
      District of Columbia 01/02/2023 N/A N/A N/A 01/02/2025
      Florida 03/07/2023 N/A 03/07/2023 N/A 05/05/2023
      Georgia 01/09/2023 11/15/2022 01/09/2023 - Prefiling Deadline 28th Session Day 40th Constitutional Day
      Hawaii 01/18/2023 01/11/2023 01/25/2023 03/09/2023 60th Legislative Day
      Idaho 01/09/2023 N/A N/A N/A N/A
      Illinois 01/11/2023 N/A 01/27/2023 - Senate LRB requests; 02/03/2023 - House LRB requests; 02/10/2023 - Senate Substantive Bills Introduction Deadline; 02/17/2023 - House Introduction Deadline 03/24/2023 - House; 03/31/2023 - Senate 05/19/2023
      Indiana 01/09/2023 10/24/2022 - Senate; 11/22/2022 - House 01/12/2023 - House; 01/13/2023 - Senate 02/27/2023 - House; 02/28/2023 - Senate 04/29/2023
      Iowa 01/09/2023 N/A 02/10/2023 - Introduction Deadline 03/17/2023 04/28/2023
      Kansas 01/09/2023 12/06/2022 01/30/2023 - Deadline to request bills; 02/08/2023 - Introduction Deadline 02/24/2023 04/06/2023
      Kentucky 01/03/2023 08/01/2022 02/21/2023 Senate Bills; 02/22/2023 - House Bills N/A 03/30/2023
      Louisiana 04/10/2023 N/A 03/31/2023 - Prefiling Deadline; 04/19/2023 - Introduction Deadline N/A 06/08/2023
      Maine 12/07/2022 N/A 12/16/2022 - Draft request Deadline N/A 06/21/2023
      Maryland 01/11/2023 N/A N/A N/A 04/10/2023
      Massachusetts 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 01/02/2024
      Michigan 01/11/2023 N/A N/A N/A 12/31/2023
      Minnesota 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 5/22/2023
      Mississippi 01/03/2023 N/A 01/11/2023 - Prefiling Deadline; 01/16/2023 - Introduction Deadline; 03/24/2023 - Local Bills Introduction Deadline 02/10/2023 - General Bills; 02/23/2023 - Revenue and Appropriation Bills 04/02/2023
      Missouri 01/04/2023 12/01/2022 N/A N/A 05/30/2023
      Montana 01/02/2023 07/13/2022 02/16/2023 - Introduction Deadline 02/23/2023 90th Legislative Day
      Nebraska 01/04/2023 N/A N/A N/A 90th Legislative Day
      Nevada 02/06/2023 06/17/2021 N/A N/A 06/05/2023
      New Hampshire 01/04/2023 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 04/06/2023 12/04/2024
      New Jersey 01/10/2023 N/A N/A N/A 01/08/2024
      New Mexico 01/17/2023 01/03/2023 01/13/2023 - Prefile Deadline; 02/16/2023 - Introduction Deadline N/A 03/18/2023
      New York 01/04/2023 N/A N/A N/A 06/08/2023
      North Carolina 01/11/2023 N/A N/A N/A N/A
      North Dakota 01/03/2023 12/05/2022 01/16/2023 - House Introduction Deadline; 01/23/2023 - Senate Introduction Deadline 02/24/2023 80th Legislative Day
      Ohio 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 12/31/2023
      Oklahoma 02/06/2023 11/15/2022 12/09/2022 - Prefile Deadline; 01/19/2023 - Introduction Deadline 03/23/2022 05/26/2023
      Oregon 01/09/2023 N/A 02/21/2023 - Introduction Deadline N/A 06/17/2023
      Pennsylvania 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 11/30/2024
      Puerto Rico 01/09/2023 N/A N/A N/A N/A
      Rhode Island 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 06/30/2023
      South Carolina 01/10/2023 House - First Tuesday after certification of the election N/A N/A 05/11/2023
      South Dakota 01/10/2023 12/12/2022 02/01/2023 - Introduction Deadline (Individuals); 02/02/2023 - Introduction Deadline (Committees) 02/22/2023 03/27/2023 (Preceded by a 2-week recess)
      Tennessee 01/10/2023 N/A N/A N/A Each General Assembly meets 90 Session Days over a two-year period
      Texas 01/10/2023 11/14/2022 03/10/2023 - Introduction Deadline N/A 05/29/2023
      Utah 01/17/2023 05/04/2022 01/27/2023 - Introduction Deadline 02/28/2023 03/03/2023
      Vermont 01/04/2023 N/A 01/31/2023 02/21/2023 N/A
      Virginia 01/11/2023 07/18/2022 01/11/2023 - Prefile Deadline; 01/20/2023 - Introduction Deadline 02/07/2023 02/25/2023
      Washington 01/09/2023 N/A N/A N/A 105th Constitutional Day
      West Virginia 01/11/2023 N/A 02/14/2023 - House Introduction Deadline; 02/20/2023 - Senate Introduction Deadline N/A 03/11/2023
      Wisconsin 01/03/2023 N/A N/A N/A 12/21/2023
      Wyoming 01/10/2023 N/A N/A N/A 40th Legislative Day