This year’s session will convene with legislators gathering in Springfield on Tuesday, January 28. With brief recesses for the March primary election and for the April Easter-Passover holiday season, lawmakers will meet continuously in committees and in full session until the end of May.
Many issues are on the table to be dealt with in spring 2020. Laws regarding taxes, ethics reform, gaming, gun rights and health care are among the key topics to be discussed. Heading the agenda list will be the passage of a balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21), which starts on Wednesday, July 1. Governor Pritzker will share his priorities with the General Assembly in the State of the State address to be given on Wednesday, January 29.
Visit the 2020 House calendar for a full list of session and deadline dates.