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CONGRESSIONAL CALENDAR

2017

115th Congress, 1st Session -- 2017

Senate
2017 published schedule

Senate Recess = “State work period”

2017 Holidays &
Special Events

House
2017 published schedule

House Recess = “District work period”

January 3  Senate Convenes

 

January 1
New Year’s Day

January 3
House Convenes

January 3
Senate Convenes

January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20
Presidential Inauguration 

January 3  House Convenes

January 16 – 19 House Recess

January 26 – 27 House Republican Issues Conference

 

February 20 – 24  Senate Recess

February 6 
President's Budget submission due*

February 20
President's Day

February 27 - March 1
APTS Public Media Summit

February 9 – 10 House Democratic Issues Conference

February 20 – 24 House Recess
 

March 16 – 17 Senate Recess

March 12
Daylight Savings Time begins (spring forward)

 

 

April 10 – 21 Senate Recess
 

April 11
Passover Begins at sundown

April 14
Good Friday

April 16
Easter 

April 10 – 21 House Recess

May 29 – June 2  Senate Recess

May 29
Memorial Day

May 8 – 12  House Recess

May 29  June 2 House Recess

July 3 – July 7 Senate Recess

July 31 – September 4 Senate Recess

July 4
Independence Day

July 3 – 7  House Recess

July 31 – September 4  House Recess

September 21 – 22 Senate Recess

September 4
Labor Day

September 20
Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown

September 29
Yom Kippur begins at sundown

September 18 – 22 House Recess
 

October 9  13 Senate Recess

October 1
FY 2018 begins

October 9
Columbus Day

October 16 – 20 House Recess

November 20 24 Senate Recess

November 5
Daylight Savings Time ends (fall back)

November 7
Election Day

November 11
Veterans Day

November 23
Thanksgiving Day

November 20 – 24 House Recess

 

December 18 Target Senate Adjournment

December 12
Hanukkah begins at sundown

December 25
Christmas Day

December 15 Target House Adjournment

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* The President's Budget has been occasionally late.


Last Updated: April 2017

 

Advocacy Center

House passes omnibus; satellite carriage deadline nearing; WGCU in the Washington Post and more in this week's update.
Senate committee approves significant funding; Patrick Butler testifies on repacking and more in this week's update.

Leadership Council

APTS staff briefed Leadership Council members and nominating stations on recent developments in the budget and appropriations process and how to communicate the value of stations to a variety of...
Representatives Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Ryan Costello (R-PA) briefed the Leadership Council on the congressional outlook on public broadcasting funding