State Legislative Snapshot
For the week of 1/25/2015

STATES IN SESSION

  • The legislative bodies of the following jurisdictions are meeting in regular session this week: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (convenes January 26), Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Kentucky is in recess until February 3.

STATES OUT OF SESSION (OR SOON TO BE OUT)

  • Michigan adjourned the 2013-14 regular session sine die December 30, 2014.
  • Massachusetts adjourned its 2013-14 regular session sine die January 6.
  • New York adjourned its 2013-14 regular session sine die January 6.
  • Illinois convened a one-day special session January 8 to approve a special election for the state comptroller position. Illinois officially adjourned its 2013-14 regular session sine die January 13.
  • Virginia adjourned its 2014 special session January 14. Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) has until February 14 to sign or veto legislation that reaches his desk from the special session.

NEXT TWO WEEKS (February 1 - February 14, 2015)

  • Nevada, Oklahoma, and Oregon convene February 2.