House of Representatives

56th Legislature, 1st Regular Session

DeadlineDeadline Date
Deadline for Substantive LanguageFriday, December 30, 2016
Organizational DayTuesday, January 03, 2017 12 Noon
Deadline for MINOR redraft Requests (Authorship changes are due by this deadline as well.)Thursday, January 19, 2017 NLT 10:00 am
Deadline for Introduction of House Bills and Joint ResolutionsThursday, January 19, 2017 by 4:00 pm*
1st Regular Session ConvenesMonday, February 06, 2017 at 12 Noon
Deadline for Third Reading of Bills and Joint Resolutions in Chamber of OriginThursday, March 16, 2017
Deadline for Third Reading of Bills and Joint Resolutions from Opposite ChamberThursday, April 27, 2017
Sine Die Adjournment (No Later Than 5:00 p.m.)Friday, May 26, 2017 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