2020 Session Legislative Deadlines

Date Description
Monday, October 21, 2019 Senators may begin filing bills for the 2018 Session (Senate Rule 44). Senators can file no more than a total of ten bills or joint resolutions (Senate Rule 48(a)).
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Organization Day for the 2018 Session (IC 2-2.1-1-3). Representatives may begin filing bills (House Rule 103).
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 Senators may file only two bills per business day beginning today (Senate Rule 48(b)).
Thursday, January 9, 2020 Deadline for filing Senate bills (Senate Rule 48(b)) not later than 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 9, 2020 Deadline for filing House bills (Fourth meeting day in January)(House Rule 107.2, not later than 2:00 p.m.).
Monday, January 13, 2020 Latest day session must reconvene (IC 2-2.1-1-3)
Monday, January 13, 2020 Filing of House vehicle bills (Fifth meeting day in January)(House Rule 106.1).
Thursday, January 16, 2020 Last day Senate bills may be assigned to Senate committees (Seven (7) calendar days following the last day for filing Senate bills and resolutions (Senate Rule 49(a)).
Monday, February 3, 2020 Last day for 3rd reading of House bills in House (House Rule 147.2 & 2.1).
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 Last day for 3rd reading of Senate bills in Senate (Senate Rule 79(a), subject to Senate Rule 88(b)).
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Last day for 3rd reading of Senate bills in House (House Rule 148.2 & 2.1).
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Last day for House adoption of conference committee reports without Rules Committee approval (House Rule 161.2)
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Last day for 3rd reading of House bills in the Senate (Senate Rule 79(b)).
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Last day for Senate adoption of conference committee reports without Rules Committee approval (Senate Rule 86(l)).
Saturday, March 14, 2020 Last day for adjournment of both houses (IC 2-2.1-1-3).