2012 State Legislative Calendar

 
State Party
control
Session
begins
Session
ends
Alabama R Feb. 7 Mid May
Alaska R Jan. 17 April 15
Arizona R Jan. 9 Mid April
Arkansas D Feb. 13 March 13
California D Jan. 4 Aug. 31
Colorado D Jan. 11 May 9
Connecticut D Feb. 8 May 9
Delaware D Jan. 10 June 30
Florida R Jan. 10 March 9
Georgia R Jan. 9 Mid April
Hawaii D Jan. 18 May 3
Idaho R Jan. 9 Mid April
Illinois D Jan. 31 May 31
Indiana R Jan. 4 March 14
Iowa Split Jan. 9 Late April
Kansas R Jan. 9 Late May
Kentucky Split Jan. 3 April 9
Louisiana R March 12 June 4
Maine R Jan. 4 April 18
Maryland D Jan. 11 April 9
Massachusetts D   All year
Michigan R Jan. 11 All year
Minnesota R Jan. 24 May 21
Mississippi R Jan. 3 May 11
Missouri R Jan. 5 May 30
Montana R None Only meet in odd numbered years
Nebraska N/A Jan. 4 April 12
Nevada D None Only meet in odd numbered years
New Hampshire R Jan. 4 July 1
New Jersey D Jan. 10 All year
New Mexico D Jan. 17 February 16
New York Split Jan. 4 All year
North Carolina R May 16 Mid July
North Dakota R None No regular session
Ohio R Jan. 10 All year
Oklahoma R Feb. 6 May 25
Oregon Split Feb. 1 March 6
Pennsylvania R Jan. 3 All year
Rhode Island D Jan. 3 Mid June
South Carolina R Jan. 11 Mid June
South Dakota R Jan. 10 Mid March
Tennessee R Jan. 10 Mid May
Texas R None No regular session
Utah R Jan. 23 March 8
Vermont D Jan. 3 Mid May
Virginia R Jan. 11 March 10
Washington D Jan. 9 March 8
West Virginia D Jan. 11 March 10
Wisconsin R Jan. 10 All year
Wyoming R Feb. 13 March 9


Sources for session dates: National Conference of State Legislatures and Stateline reporting

  
 
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