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Tentative 2006 Legislative Schedule 

109th Congress, 2nd Session

The tentative schedule for 2006 is listed below, or you can view the recently released tentative 2007 Legislative Schedule. The schedules identify non-legislative periods (days that the Senate will not be in session).  The 2006 schedule is also available in a calendar format (pdf image).

January 18

Senate Convenes

February 20 - 24

February 20

February 27 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Presidents' Day

Senate reconvenes

March 20 - 24

March 27 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Senate reconvenes

April 10 - 21

April 24 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Senate reconvenes

May 29 - June 2

May 29

June 5 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Memorial Day (observed)

Senate reconvenes

July 3 - 7

July 4

July 10 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Independence Day

Senate reconvenes

August 7 - September 4

September 4

September 5 (Tuesday)

Senate not in session

Labor Day

Senate reconvenes

October 6

Target Adjournment Date


Executive Calendar

The Senate Executive Calendar identifies executive resolutions, treaties, and nominations awaiting floor acton.  

Congressional Schedules

Schedules, which differ from calendars, indicate what the House and Senate intend to discuss on a particular day.

Days in Session

These calendars list the days the Senate met for each session of Congress.

Visit the calendars & schedules VRD page to find out more about this topic.

History of Meeting Places

The Senate and House of Representatives first met in New York City's Federal Hall in March 1789.  Since that time, they have occupied numerous meeting places and quarters.

Virtual Reference Desk

For information on the Senate, Congress, the legislative process and the federal government, the Virtual Reference Desk is a good place to begin.