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April 7, 2017 - Volume 37 Issue 10

Legislative Record

The less people know about how sausage and laws are made, the better they'll sleep at night” – Attributed to Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898), Prussian prime minister.

 

✓ Opening Day - January 11, 2017: Assemble to organize by election of officers and open and publish election returns. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

✓ First Day - February 8, 2017: First day of session. (WV Const. Art. VI, §18)

Twentieth Day - February 27, 2017: Submission of Legislative Rule-Making Review bills due. (WV Code §29A-3-12)

Forty-first Day - March 20, 2017: Last day to introduce bills in the Senate. Senate Rule 14does not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills, and does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-second Day - March 21, 2017: Last day to introduce bills in the House. House Rule 91adoes not apply to originating or supplementary appropriation bills, and does not apply to Senate or House resolutions or concurrent resolutions.

Forty-seventh Day - March 26, 2017: Bills due out of committees in house of origin to ensure three full days for readings.

Fiftieth Day - March 29, 2017: Last day to consider bill on third reading in house of origin. Does not include budget or supplementary appropriation bills. (Joint Rule 5, paragraph b)

Sixtieth Day - April 8, 2017: Adjournment at Midnight. (WV Const. Art. VI, §22)

Source: West Virginia Legislature - http://www.legis.state.wv.us/Bulletin_Board/calendar_2017.cfm