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Tentative 2011 Legislative Schedule

112th Congress, 1st Session

The tentative schedule for 2011 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 2010 tentative schedule is still available.

Date Action Note
Jan 5 Convene  
Jan 10-Jan 21 State Work Period Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday- Jan 17
Feb 21-Feb 25 State Work Period Presidents' Day- Feb 21
Mar 21-Mar 25 State Work Period  
Apr 18-Apr 29 State Work Period  
May 30-Jun 3 State Work Period Memorial Day- May 30
Jul 4-Jul 8 State Work Period Independence Day- Jul 4
Aug 8-Sep 5 State Work Period Labor Day- Sep 5
Sep 26-Sep 30 State Work Period  
Oct 10 Federal Holiday Columbus Day
Oct 24-Oct 28 State Work Period  
Nov 11 Federal Holiday Veterans' Day
TBD Target Adjournment Date

Updated on Dec 9, 2010


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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