———— Session Starts ——————

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (1st Day)

84th Legislature convenes at noon

            [Government Code, Sec. 301.001]

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

2015 Texas Governor and Lt. Governor’s Inauguration Day

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); Senate Rule 10.01 subjects joint 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. III, Texas Constitution]

————  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]