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Tentative 2013 Legislative Schedule

113th Congress, 1st Session

The tentative schedule for 2013 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 2012 tentative schedule is still available.

Date Action Note
Jan 3 Convene 113th Congress
Jan 21 Inauguration Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Feb 18 - Feb 22 State Work Period Presidents' Day- Feb 18
Mar 25 - Apr 5 State Work Period  
Apr 29 - May 3 State Work Period  
May 27 - May 31 State Work Period Memorial Day- May 27
Jul 1 - Jul 5 State Work Period Independence Day- Jul 4
Aug 5 - Sep 6 State Work Period Labor Day- Sep 2
Oct 14 - Oct 18 State Work Period Columbus Day- Oct 14
Nov 11 Federal Holiday Veterans' Day
Target Adjournment Date TBD

Updated on Nov 30, 2012


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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