Dates of 2013 state legislative sessions

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(*) - This state has full-time legislators (which does not mean that the legislature never adjourns).

State Dates of session Session length limit [1]
Alabama February 5 - May 20 30 legislative days in 105 calendar days
Begins.png Alaska January 15 - April 14 90 calendar days
Begins.png Arizona January 14 – April 19 (Estimated) Saturday of the last week in which the 100th calendar day falls
Begins.png Arkansas January 14 – March 21 60 calendar days
Begins.png Specialsession.pngCalifornia* December 3, 2012 - November 30, 2013 September 12
Begins.png Colorado January 9 – May 8 120 calendar days
Begins.png Connecticut January 9 – June 5 Wed after the first Mon in June
Begins.png Delaware January 8 – June 30 June 30
Inrecess.png Florida* March 5 – May 3 60 calendar days
Begins.png Georgia January 14 – April 18 (Estimated) 40 legislative days
Begins.png Hawaii January 16 – May 2, 2014 (Estimated) 60 legislative days
Begins.png Idaho January 7 – March 30 (Estimated) None
Begins.png Illinois* January 9 – May 31 None
Begins.png Indiana January 7 – April 29 April 29
Begins.png Iowa January 14 – May 3 110 calendar days
Begins.png Kansas January 14 – April 29 (Estimated) None
Inrecess.png Kentucky January 8 – March 26 30 legislative days or March 30
Louisiana April 8 – June 6 45 legislative days in 60 calendar days
Begins.png Maine December 5, 2012 – June (Estimated) 3rd Wed in June
Begins.png Maryland January 9 – April 8 90 calendar days
Begins.png Massachusetts* January 2 – December 31 (Estimated) Formal sessions, 3rd Wed in Nov; informal, no limit
Begins.png Michigan* January 9 – December 31 (Estimated) None
Begins.png Minnesota January 8 – May 20 120 legislative days in 2 years, or the 1st Monday after the 3rd Saturday in May each year
Begins.png Mississippi January 8 – April 7 90 calendar days
Begins.png Missouri January 9 – May 30 May 30
Begins.png Montana January 7 – April 27 90 legislative days in two years
Begins.png Nebraska January 9 – May 30 (Estimated) 90 legislative days
Nevada February 4 – June 3 120 calendar days in two years
Begins.png New Hampshire January 2 – June 30 (Estimated) 45 legislative days or July 1
Begins.png New Jersey* January 10 – January 13, 2014 None
Begins.png New Mexico January 15 – March 16 60 calendar days
Begins.png New York State* January 9 – December 31, 2013 (Estimated) None
Inrecess.png North Carolina January 9 – July 1 (Estimated) None
Begins.png North Dakota January 8 - May 1 80 legislative days in two years
Begins.png Ohio* January 7 – December 31 (Estimated) None
Oklahoma February 4 – May 31 Last Friday in May
Oregon February 4 – June 21 (Estimated) 160 calendar days
Begins.pngPennsylvania* January 2 – November 30 (Estimated) None
Begins.png Rhode Island January 1 – June 30 (Estimated) None
Begins.png South Carolina January 8 – June 6 (Estimated) First Thurs in June
Begins.png South Dakota January 8 – March 25 40 legislative days
Begins.png Tennessee January 8 - May 20 (Estimated) 90 legislative days
Begins.png Texas January 8 - May 27 140 calendar days in two years
Begins.png Utah January 28 – March 14 45 calendar days
Begins.png Vermont January 9 – May 10 (Estimated) None
Begins.png Virginia January 9 – February 23 30 calendar days
Begins.png Washington January 14 – April 28 105 calendar days
Inrecess.png West Virginia January 9 – April 13 60 calendar days
Begins.png Wisconsin* January 7 – December (Estimated) None
Begins.png Wyoming January 8 – March 1 40 legislative days

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