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Dates of Interest

Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Primary election for legislative and other offices is held
[Election Code. Sec. 41007}

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Primary runoff election for legislative and other offices is held
[Election Code, Sec. 4 I.007]

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

Monday, November 10, 2014
Prefilling of legislation for the 84th Legislature begins
[House Rule 8, Sec. 7. and Senate Rule 7.04(a)]

Session Begins

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

Friday, M arch.13, 2015 (60th day)
Dead line for tiling 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); Senate Rule JO.OJ subjects join t resolutions to the rules governing proceedings on bills]

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


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. JV, Texas Constitution)

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

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


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