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Legislature takes a spring break


The Legislature is on Passover/Easter break until Tuesday, April 7. Committees can resume meeting that morning and the House is scheduled to be in session at noon.

Look for posts to Session Daily and our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts to resume at that time. House offices will remain open except on Friday, April 3.

The House is expected to return to a full agenda that week when committee hearings resume. The governor is scheduled to give his State of the State address on Thursday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the House chamber. Additionally, he is expected to release plans for funding capital projects that week.

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Event Schedule

Passover/Easter break
Saturday, March 28 2015 8:00 AM
Watch: Live Event
The Legislature is on a Passover/Easter break Saturday, March 28 through noon on Tuesday, April 7.
Committees may begin meeting on April 7 at 8:00 a.m.

April 7: House floor session
Tuesday, April 7 2015 12:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
House floor session

April 9: Joint Convention of the House and Senate - Governor Mark Dayton's State of the State Address
Thursday, April 9 2015 7:00 PM
Watch: Live Event
Governor Mark Dayton is scheduled to present his State of the State Address to a Joint Convention of the House and Senate.

News and Notes

Committee deadlines for 2015 session
  • March 20, committees must act favorably on bills in the house of origin;
  • March 27, committees must act favorably on bills, or companion bills, that met the first deadline in the other house; and
  • April 24, committees must act favorably on major appropriation and finance bills.

Members must constitutionally finish their work this year by May 18.

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