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127th Legislature

(as of 4/29/16)

Second Regular Session - 2016

Dates and times are subject to change*

Afternoon and/or evening sessions will be held as needed

additional days will be added as schedules become available
January Link February Link March Link
April Link

(jump to First Regular Session)

January 2016
Wednesday, January 6 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 7 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 12 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 14 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Day – State Holiday
Tuesday, January 19 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 21 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 26 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 28 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
February 2016
Tuesday, February 2 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 4 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 9 House - 10:00 a.m. 11:30 am Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 11 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, February 15 President's Day – State Holiday – Legislature will be in session during school vacation week
Tuesday, February 16 House - 10:00 a.m.11:00 am Senate - 10:00 a.m.11:00 am
Thursday, February 18 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 23 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, February 24 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Thursday, February 25 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
March 2016
Tuesday, March 1 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 3 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 8 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 9 House - 10:00 a.m.
(in recess until 12:30 p.m.)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(in recess until the sound of the bell)
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 10:45 a.m.
State of the Judiciary at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 10 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 15 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 16 House - 9:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Franco-American Day
Thursday, March 17 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 22 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 10:45 a.m.
State of the National Guard at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 23 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 24 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, March 28 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at sound of bell)
Tuesday, March 29 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 30 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 31 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
April 2016
Friday, April 1 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, April 4 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 5 House - 9:30 a.m. 6:00 pm

Senate - 10:00 a.m. 2:00 pm
(evening session starting at 6:00 pm)

Wednesday, April 6 House - 9:30 a.m. cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 3:00 pm)
Thursday, April 7 House - 9:30 a.m. 6:00 pm Senate - 10:00 a.m. 11:00 am
(afternoon session starting at 3:00 pm)
Friday, April 8 House - 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, April 11 House - 9:30 a.m. 10:00 am
(in recess until 1:00 p.m.)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(in recess until 3:00 p.m.)
(evening session at sound of bell, approx 6:00 pm)
Tuesday, April 12 House - 9:30 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 2:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(evening session starting at 6:00 pm)
Wednesday, April 13 House - 9:30 a.m. 10:00 am
(evening session starting at 6:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 12:30 pm)
Thursday, April 14 House - 9:30 a.m. 1:30 pm
(evening session starting around 7:30 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Friday, April 15 House - 9:30 a.m. 12:00 noon
(evening session starting around 7:30 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 4:30 pm)


Pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 706, the Senate and House are adjourning until the call of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House, respectively, when there is a need to conduct business, or consider possible objections of the Governor.

Tentative Schedule:
If there are line item vetoes to be considered, the House and Senate will meet Wednesday, April 20, at 10:00 a.m. for that purpose.
The House and Senate will meet Friday, April 29, at 10:00 a.m. for Veto Day.

Update - April 19:
The Legislature received no line item vetoes within the 24-hour window, so there will be no session on April 20.

Friday, April 29 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
House adjourned sine die
at 5:57 p.m.
Senate adjourned sine die
at 5:57 p.m.

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Other Schedules

People Tentatively Scheduled to Perform at the Maine House of Representatives

Tentative Schedule of Those Offering Opening Prayers at the Maine House of Representatives

Tentative Schedule of Activities in the Hall of Flags


First Regular Session - 2015

Dates and times are subject to change*

Afternoon and/or evening sessions will be held as needed

additional days will be added as schedules become available
January Link February Link March Link
April Link May Link June Link
July Link    
December 2014
Wednesday, December 3 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
January 2015
Friday, January 2 Cloture - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 7 House - 9:30 a.m. Senate - 9:30 a.m.
Reconvene 11:30 a.m. - Augusta Civic Center
Governor Paul R. LePage to be sworn in
Thursday, January 8 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 13 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 14 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
MDF Bus Tour leaves at 11:00 a.m.
Monday, January 19 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - State Holiday
Tuesday, January 20 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 22 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, January 27 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Thursday, January 29 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
February 2015
Tuesday, February 3 House - 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
House to reconvene at 6:30 p.m.
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 6:45 p.m.
Governor's State of the Budget Address at 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, February 5 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, February 10 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 12 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, February 16 President's Day - State Holiday
School Vacation Week
No sessions and no committee meetings
Tuesday, February 24 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 10:45 a.m.
State of the Judiciary at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, February 26 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
March 2015
Tuesday, March 3 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 10:45 a.m.
State of Education at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 5 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 10 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 11 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 12 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 17 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 18 House - 9:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Franco American Day
Thursday, March 19 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 24 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Joint Convention in the House Chamber at 10:45 a.m.
State of the National Guard at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, March 25 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 26 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 31 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
April 2015
Wednesday, April 1 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 2 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 7 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 8 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Thursday, April 9 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 14 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 15 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Thursday, April 16 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, April 20 Patriots Day - State Holiday
Tuesday, April 21 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 22 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Thursday, April 23 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 28 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 29 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, April 30 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
May 2015
Tuesday, May 5 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 6 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Welcome Back Day
Thursday, May 7 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 12 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 13 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 14 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 12 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 13 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 14 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, May 18 House - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled Senate - 10:00 a.m. - Cancelled
Tuesday, May 19 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 20 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 21 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day - State Holiday
Tuesday, May 26 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, May 27 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, May 28 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Friday, May 29 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
June 2015
Monday, June 1 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session at the sound of the bell)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session at the sound of the bell)
Tuesday, June 2

House - 9:00 a.m.

Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, June 3 House - 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at about 2:00 p.m.)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 2:00 p.m.)
Thursday, June 4 House - 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Friday, June 5 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at about 2:00 p.m.)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, June 8 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at about 1:30 p.m.)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 2:00 p.m.)
Tuesday, June 9 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 3:00 pm)

Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 2:30 pm)

Wednesday, June 10 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 2:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 3:00 pm)
Thursday, June 11 House - 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session at the sound of the bell)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 3:00 pm)
Friday, June 12 House - 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Monday, June 15 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 3:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 3:00 pm)
Tuesday, June 16 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 2:00 pm)
(evening session starting around 7:15 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session at the sound of the bell)
Wednesday, June 17 House - 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 2:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
(afternoon session starting around 4:00 pm)
Statutory Adjournment
Thursday, June 18 House - 9:00 a.m.
(afternoon/evening session starting at sound of bell,
tentatively scheduled around 6 pm )
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at 2:00 pm)
Friday, June 19 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:30 a.m.
Monday, June 22 House - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at sound of bell, around 2:50 pm)
(evening session starting at sound of bell, around 7:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
(evening session starting at sound of bell, around 5:30 pm)
Tuesday, June 23 House - 10:00 a.m.
(evening session starting around 7:00 pm)
Senate - 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, June 30

House - 10:00 a.m.
(afternoon session starting at about 2:00 pm)
(evening session starting at sound of bell, around 6:00 pm)

Senate - 10:00 a.m.

Pursuant to Joint Order S.P. 556, the Senate and House are adjourning until the call of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House, respectively, when there is a need to conduct business, or consider possible objections of the Governor.

July 2015
Thursday, July 16 House - 10:00 a.m. Senate - 10:00 a.m.
House adjourned sine die
at 5:58 p.m.
Senate adjourned sine die
at 6:05 p.m.
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Other Schedules

People Tentatively Scheduled to Perform at the Maine House of Representatives

Tentative Schedule of Those Offering Opening Prayers at the Maine House of Representatives

Tentative Schedule of Activities in the Hall of Flags


* The House and Senate set the time and date of their next meeting each day when they adjourn. To confirm that they are meeting as scheduled, please check with the office of the Clerk of the House at (207) 287-1400 or the office of the Secretary of the Senate at (207) 287-1540. Thanks!