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Tentative 2009 Legislative Schedule

111th Congress, 1st Session

The tentative schedule for 2009 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). The 2008 tentative schedule is still available.


Jan 06Convene
Jan 08Electoral ballot count
Jan 19State Work Period Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Jan 20Presidential inauguration
Feb 16 - Feb 20State Work Period Presidents' Day
Apr 06 - Apr 17State Work Period Easter. Passover begins at sundown Apr 8.
May 25 - May 29State Work Period Memorial Day
Jun 29 - Jul 03State Work Period Independence Day
Aug 10 - Sep 07State Work Period Labor Day - Sep 7
Nov 11 - Nov 13State Work Period Veterans Day - Nov 11
Nov 23 - Nov 27State Work Period Thanksgiving Day - Nov 26
Target Adjournment Date - TBD
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