Dates of Interest
Missouri House of Representatives
OFFICIAL DATES OF INTEREST
1997 SESSION
DECEMBER 1 Prefiling of House Bills
JANUARY 8 GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES (Wednesday, 12:00 Noon)
13 Inauguration (Monday, 12:00 Noon)
16 State of the Judiciary Address (Thursday, 10:30 a.m., House Chamber)
22 State of the State and Budget Address (Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., House Chamber)
FEBRUARY 10-14* Reporting in of House Bills begins
17-21* House begins work on House Bills
MARCH 3-7* Reporting in of Appropriation Bills
6* LEGISLATIVE SPRING BREAK begins (The House will adjourn Thursday, March 6 and reconvene Monday, March 17)
17 LEGISLATIVE SPRING BREAK ends (Reconvenes Monday)
27 EASTER BREAK begins (The House will adjourn Thursday, March 27 and reconvene Tuesday, April 1.)
30 EASTER (Sunday)
APRIL 1 EASTER BREAK ends (Reconvenes Tuesday)
21-25* Begin 3rd Reading Senate Bills
MAY 9 Appropriation Bills must be Truly Agreed and Finally Passed (Friday)
16 SESSION ENDS (Friday, 6:00 p.m.)
30 Adjournment (Friday)
*Indicates Tentative Dates
POST-SESSION
JULY 14 Last Day for the Governor to sign Bills (Monday, 12:00 Midnight)
AUGUST 28 Date Bills become effective as laws (Thursday)
SEPTEMBER 10 Veto Session begins (Wednesday)


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