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Legislative leaders set 2023 committee deadlines

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Legislators and the public now officially know the timeline for getting bills through the committee process during the 2023 session.

Here are the three deadlines for this year:

  • Friday, March 10 — Committees must act favorably on bills in the house of origin.
  • Friday, March 24 — Committees must act favorably on bills, or companions of bills, that met the first deadline in the other body.
  • Tuesday, April 4 (5 p.m.) — Committees must act favorably on major appropriation and finance bills.

The annual Easter/Passover break is scheduled from 5 p.m. April 4 through April 10.

Per House Rule 2.03, the deadlines do not apply to the House Capital Investment Division; the House Taxes, Ways and Means, or Rules and Legislative Administration committees; nor the Senate Capital Investment, Finance, Taxes or Rules and Administration committees.

The Legislature must complete its work by May 22.


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