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Tentative 2012 Legislative Schedule

112th Congress, 2nd Session

The tentative schedule for 2012 has been announced. The list below identifies expected non-legislative periods (days that the Senate will not be in session). The schedule is also available in calendar format (pdf image). The 2011 tentative schedule is still available.

Date Action Note
Jan 23 Convene Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday- Jan 16
Feb 20-Feb 24 State Work Period Presidents' Day- Feb 20
Apr 2- Apr 13 State Work Period  
Apr 30-May 4 State Work Period  
May 28-Jun 1 State Work Period Memorial Day- May 28
Jul 2-Jul 6 State Work Period Independence Day- Jul 4
Aug 6-Sep 7 State Work Period Labor Day- Sep 3
Oct 8 Federal Holiday Columbus Day
Nov 12 Federal Holiday Veterans' Day (observed)
TBD Target Adjournment Date

Updated on Nov 1, 2011


Days-in-Session Calendar

These calendars list the days the Senate met for each session of Congress.

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House Calendars

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Senators Phone List

This list of Senators' suite and phone numbers in pdf format is updated every couple of weeks at the beginning of a new Congress.

Legislative Process

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