2001 Legislation:

Legislative Dates of Interest

Monday, November 13, 2000 Prefiling of legislation for 77th Legislature begins
Tuesday, January 9, 2001 77th Legislature convenes
Friday, March 9, 2001 Deadline for filing bills and joint resolutions that are not local or have not been declared an emergency by the governor
Monday, May 28, 2001 Last day of 77th Regular Session
Sunday, June 17, 2001 Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during 77th Regular Session
Monday, August 27, 2001 Date that bills without specific effective dates (that could not be effective immediately) become law