State Legislative Sessions

DAILY SESSION SUMMARY
For Tuesday, 09/06/2011

IN SESSION

There are 2 states and Puerto Rico in Regular Session. OH is in Skeleton Session. US is in Pro Forma Session until 09/07/2011. There are 6 states in Special Session.

In Regular Session:
CA, MA, PR

In Special Session:
CA "a", HI "a", MO "a", MS "a", NM "a", VA "a"

CONVENING:
No Regular Sessions are scheduled to convene this week.

ME "a" regarding Redistricting convenes 09/27/2011.
MD "a" regarding Redistricting to convene on 10/17/2011.
SD "a" regarding Redistricting convenes 10/24/2011.

IN RECESS:
MI until 09/07/2011
US until 09/07/2011
NC until 09/12/2011
WI until 09/13/2011
PA until 09/19/2011
DC until 09/20/2011
NJ until 09/26/2011
NY until 10/17/2011
DE "b" until 12/30/2011
CT "a" until 01/10/2012

PREFILING FOR 2012 SESSIONS:
AL - Prefiling began: 06/10/2011
FL - Prefiling began: 05/25/2011
KY - Drafting began: 05/18/2011
TN - Prefiling began: 06/27/2011

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:
CA on 09/09/2011     Interim Study Recess begins at the end of this day's session (J.R. 51(a)(4)).
CA on 09/09/2011     Last day for each house to pass bills (J.R. 61(a)(14)).
WI on 09/13/2011     Floorperiod.
MO on 09/14/2011     Veto Session.
NH on 09/14/2011     House floor session to introduce legislation.
FL on 09/19/2011     2011 - 2012 Interim Committee Meeting Schedule.
FL on 09/19/2011     Interim Committee Hearings.
US on 09/26/2011     State Work Period.
FL on 10/03/2011     2011 - 2012 Interim Committee Meeting Schedule.
FL on 10/03/2011     Interim Committee Hearings.

ADJOURNMENTS:
CA is projected to adjourn on 09/09/2011
HI "a" regarding Executive Nominations is projected to adjourn on 09/09/2011
NC is projected to adjourn on 09/12/2011
NM "a" regarding Various Topics is projected to adjourn on 09/15/2011

Adjourned Sessions
AK, AK "a", AK "b", AL, AR, AZ, AZ "a", AZ "b", AZ "c", CO, CT, DE, DE "a", FL, GA, GA "a", HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, KY "a", LA, LA "a", MD, ME, MN, MN "a", MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ "a", NM, NV, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TX, TX "a", UT, UT "a", UT "b", VA, VT, WA, WA "a", WI "c", WI "a", WV, WV "a", WV "b", WY

GOVERNORS'/PRESIDENT'S ACTIONS:
WV "b" Governor's deadline is 09/08/2011.
AK Governor's deadline is 09/30/2011.
RI Governor's deadline is 09/30/2011.
GA "a" Governor's deadline is 10/10/2011.
NH Governor's deadline is 10/18/2011.

Signing Deadlines Past
AK "b", AL, AR, AZ, AZ "a", AZ "b", AZ "c", CT, DE "a", FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, KY "a", LA, LA "a", MD, ME, MN, MN "a", MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NJ "a", NM, NV, OK, SD, TX, TX "a", UT, UT "a", UT "b", VA, VT, WA, WA "a", WI "c", WI "a", WV, WV "a", WY

BILL VOLUME:

   Last Week  Year to Date  Projected 2011 Volume
 Prefiles  96  37439  35000
 Introductions  294  150459  151000
 Enacts/Adopts  170  36534  40000

UPCOMING ELECTIONS (09/05/2011 - 09/26/2011):
09/06/2011 New Hampshire Special Election
House District Rockingham 14

09/13/2011 Minnesota Special Primary
Senate Districts 46 and 61

09/13/2011 Nevada Special Election
US House (District 2)

09/13/2011 New York Special Election
Assembly Districts 23, 27, 54, 73, 116 and 144
US House (District 9)

09/20/2011 Florida Special Primary
Senate District 1

09/20/2011 Georgia Special Election
House District 43

09/20/2011 Massachusetts Special Election
House District 12th Bristol

09/20/2011 Massachusetts Special Primary
House District 3rd Berkshire

09/20/2011 New Hampshire Special Election
House District Hillsborough 3

Contact:

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