A refresher on deadlines during this last week of the regular session
Date Posted: 5/20/2013 | Author: Jennifer Mitchell, CAE
Monday, May 20 – The House must distribute its last Local and Consent Calendar containing Senate Bills by 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 21 – The last day the House may consider Senate Bills and Senate Joint Resolutions on Second Reading on the Daily or Supplemental Calendar (excludes bills sent to the Local and Consent Calendar). Wednesday, May 22 – The last day for the House to consider Senate Bills on Second and Third Reading on the Local and Consent Calendar. The last day for the House to consider all Senate Bills and Senate Joint Resolutions on the Supplemental Calendar on Third Reading. The last day for the Senate to consider all bills and joint resolutions on Second or Third Reading. Thursday, May 23 – The House must print and distribute all Senate amendments to House bills by midnight. Friday, May 24 – The last day for the House to take action on Senate amendments to House bills. By midnight, the Senate must print and distribute Senate copies of conference committee reports on tax, general appropriations and reapportionment bills. Saturday, May 25 – The House must distribute House copies of all remaining conference committee reports by midnight. The Senate must print and distribute Senate copies of conference committee reports (for bills other than tax, general appropriations and reapportionment bills) by midnight. Sunday, May 26 – The last day for the House and Senate to either concur in amendments from the other chamber or adopt conference committee reports. Monday, May 27 – Sine Die: the last day of the session. Only technical (non-substantive) corrections can be made to bills at this point.
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