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84th Legislature Regular Session
Dates of Interest

Dates of Interest

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Primary election for legislative and other offices is held
[Election Code, sec. 41.007]

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Primary runoff election for legislative and other offices is held
[Election Code, sec. 41.007]

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
General election for legislative and other offices is held
[Election Code, Sec. 41.002]

Monday, November 10, 2014
Prefiling of legislation for the 83rd Legislature begins
[House Rule 8, Sec. 7, and Senate Rule 7.04(a)]

Regular Session Begins

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (1st day)
84th Legislature convenes at noon
[Government Code, Sec. 301.001]

Friday, March 13, 2015 (60th day)
Deadline for filing bills and joint resolutions other than local bills,
emergency appropriations, and bills that have been declared an
emergency by the governor
[House Rule 8, Sec. 8; Senate Rules 7.07(b) and 10.01]

Monday, June 1, 2015 (140th day)
Last day of 84th Regular Session; corrections only in house and senate
[Sec. 24(b), Art. III, Texas Constitution]

Regular Session Ends

Sunday, June 21, 2015 (20th day following final adjournment)
Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the regular legislative session
[Sec. 14, Art. IV, Texas Constitution]

Monday, August 31, 2015 (91st day following final adjournment)
Date that bills without specific effective dates (that could not be effective
immediately) become law
[Sec. 39, Art. III, Texas Constitution]

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Uniform election date in November
[Election Code, Sec. 41.001]