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Tentative 2007 Legislative Schedule 

110th Congress, 1st Session

The list below identifies non-legislative periods (days that the Senate will not be in session) for 2007.  The schedule is also available in a calendar format (pdf image).

The tentative  schedule for 2008 has been announced.

January 4


Senate Convenes  (Senators sworn in)


January 5

January 8 (Monday)


Senate not in session

Senate reconvenes

January 15                           (Monday)

              January 16

Senate not in session (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

             Senate reconvenes

February 19-23

February 19

February 26 (Monday)

Senate not in session

President's Day

 Senate reconvenes

April 2-9

April 8

April 10 (Tuesday)

Senate not in session


Senate reconvenes

May 28-June 1

                          May 28   (Monday)


                          June 4   (Monday)

Senate not in session

Memorial Day (observed)

Senate reconvenes

July 2- 6

July 4  

July 9 (Monday)

Senate not in session

Independence Day

Senate reconvenes

August 6- September 3

September 3 (Monday)

September 4 (Tuesday)

Senate not in session (August recess)

              Labor Day

Senate reconvenes

October 8-12

October 8 (Monday)

October 15 (Monday)

Senate not in session                          

             Columbus Day

Senate reconvenes

November 16

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

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