2019 Legislative Session – Key Dates

January 7

The 2019 legislative session begins.

January 8

Budget hearings begin in the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee (JFAC).

January 7 – 25

Rule setting weeks. A limited number of bills will be introduced during this period of time.

February 11

Deadline for committee introduction of bills. After this date, only privileged committees are permitted to introduce bills.

February 18

JFAC budget setting begins.

March 4

Transmittal date. All House bills must be in the Senate and all Senate bills must be in the House.

March 11

JFAC target to complete budget setting.

March 25

Sine die target. This is the target date for the end of the 2019 Idaho legislative session.