Sunday, January 11, 2015

Regular WV Legislative Session begins 1/14/15

Our state legislature meets annually for a regular 60 day session. This year's session begins 1/14/15. Here below are important dates from this session. You can print the legislature's schedule at

First Day - January 14, 2015: First day of session. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

Twentieth Day - February 2, 2015: Submission of Legislative Rule-Making Review bills due. (WV Code §29A-3-12)

Forty-first Day - February 23, 2015: Last day to introduce bills in the Senate and the House. (Senate Rule 14), (House Rule 91a) Does not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills. Does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-seventh Day - March 1, 2015: Bills due out of committees in house of origin to ensure three full days for readings.

Fiftieth Day - March 4, 2015: Last day to consider bill on third reading in house of origin. Does not include budget or supplementary appropriation bills. (Joint Rule 5b)

Sixtieth Day - March 14, 2015: Adjournment at Midnight. (WV Const. Art. VI, §22)


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