State Session Information for North Carolina

Session
2019-2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline
NONE

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline
TBD

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline
TBD

Begin Date
1/9/2019

Adjournment Date
7/1/2020

Senate Pre-filing Deadline
NONE

Senate Bill Introduction Deadline
TBD

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

Senate Crossover Deadline
TBD

Effective Date
Bills without effective dates specified in bill text become effective 60 days after the adjournment of the session in which they passed.

Comments
Generally, the North Carolina General Assembly convenes for the first year of its biennium in January and adjourns in August while in the second year, it convenes in May and adjourns in August.

Leadership

Governor
Roy Cooper (D)

House/Assembly Control
65R/55D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Speaker Tim Moore (R); Majority Leader John Bell (R]

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R); Majority Leader Harry Brown [R]

Lieutenant Governor
Dan Forest (R)

Presides Over Senate?
Yes

Senate Control
29R/21D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Darren Jackson (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Dan Blue (D)