House of Representatives

55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session

DeadlineDeadline Date
Deadline for Requesting Drafting of House Bills and Joint ResolutionsFriday, December 11, 2015
Deadline for Substantive LanguageMonday, December 28, 2015
Deadline for MINOR redraft Requests (Authorship changes are due by this deadline as well.)Thursday, January 21, 2016 NLT 10:00 am
Deadline for Introduction of House Bills and Joint ResolutionsThursday, January 21, 2016 by 4:00 pm*
2nd Regular Session ConvenesMonday, February 01, 2016 at 12 Noon
Deadline for Third Reading of Bills and Joint Resolutions in Chamber of OriginThursday, March 10, 2016
Deadline for Third Reading of Bills and Joint Resolutions from Opposite ChamberThursday, April 21, 2016
Sine Die Adjournment (No Later Than 5:00 p.m.)Friday, May 27, 2016 NLT 5:00 pm

*Please note that only House Bills and House Joint Resolutions fall under these request and filing deadline dates. House Concurrent Resolutions and House Resolutions may be requested and filed at any time until Sine Die Adjournment of the Regular Session.

Note: "Measure(s)" refers to bills and joint resolutions. Upon a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the membership of both houses, a measure can be exempt from all cutoff dates in both houses.

NLT = No Later Than