Legislative Update

Missy Timmons, FSHA Legislative Consultant


August 1, 2015 Deadline for filing claim bills (Rule 4.81(2))

January 12, 2016 Regular Session convenes (Article III, section 3(b), Constitution)

January 12, 2016 12:00 noon, deadline for filing bills for introduction (Rule 3.7(1))

March 1, 2016 50th day—last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings (Rule 2.9(2))

March 7, 2016 All bills are immediately certified (Rule 6.8)

Conference Committee Reports require only one reading (Rule 4.5(1))

Motion to reconsider made and considered the same day (Rule 6.4 (4))

March 11, 2016 60th day—last day of Regular Session (Article III, section 3(d), Constitution)

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