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The Rules: Committee Meeting Notice Deadlines
Session begins Tuesday, March 3, 2015. Did you know there's a difference between session and interim committee notice deadlines? It’s not just guess work -- the House and Senate Rules set definitive deadlines for meeting notices for various points throughout the legislative season . During committee weeks, Senate and House will notice meetings 7 days in advance.
The Rules for Committee Meeting Notices
|Interim Committee Weeks||House meeting notices shall be released "no later than 4:30 p.m. of the 7th day before the meeting."||House Rule 7.11(d)|
|First 45 days of session||Notices shall be released "no later than 4:30 p.m. of the 2nd day before the meeting" excluding weekends and holidays.||House Rule 7.11(e)|
|After the 45th day of session||Notices shall be provided "no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day before the meeting" including weekends and holidays.||House Rule 7.11(e)|
|Interim Committee Weeks||Meeting notices shall be released at least seven days before the meeting.||Senate Rule 2.6(7)|
|First 50 days of session||Notices shall be released three days before the meeting. (i.e., Proper notice must be published in three weekday
|Senate Rule 2.6(3)|
|After the 50th day of session||Notices shall be provided four hours in advance of the meeting. However, "unless approved by the President, no committee
shall meet after the fiftieth (50th) day of a regular session except the Rules Committee."
|Senate Rule 2.6(6);
Senate Rule 2.9(2)