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May 11, 2017

Midnight Deadline – 122nd day


The House is staring down a midnight deadline tonight to pass all House non-local and consent bills on second reading - 250 of these bills are on today's House Supplemental Calendar. During the 84th Session over 200 HBs remained on the calendar when the deadline arrived. Missing the midnight deadline means those house bills not taken up may be considered in large part dead, however; the language of the bill can still hitch a ride on another bill as an amendment. As deadlines loom, HillCo will continue to watch the progress of legislation and provide key updates.

Senate Calendar
Today the Senate takes up their Local and Uncontested Calendar as well as bills on their Notice of Intent.
Statistics

Out of 6,626 filed House and Senate bills for the 85th Regular Session, a total of 77* HBs and SBs have passed both chambers and are on their way to the Governor’s desk - some have already been signed. Last session at the same time, a total of 129 HBs and SBs had been sent to the Governor's desk.
*Source: TLO Report as of last night -121 day

The House will reconvene today at 10 a.m.
The Senate has concluded taking up its local calendar this morning and will reconvene today at 11 a.m.

Video Broadcasts: House | Senate

End of Session Deadlines


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