19 President’s Day
19 *Great Rivers Boy Scouts of America
20 Truman State Mid-Missouri Alumni Reception at the Capitol – Treasurer Schmitt’s Office – 5-6:30 p.m.
20 *Missouri Academy of Family Physicians, Missouri Art Education Association, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, PROMO, Truman State University, Delta Sigma Theta, Pachyderm Club, Missouri Speech Language and Hearing Assn, Missouri AR, MO AAPS – Displays
20 Hartzler Legislative Appreciation Dinner – 6 p.m.
21 *Alliance for Life, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Missouri Dermatological Society, Missouri Society of the Eye, Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Convention of States Action, Decoding Dyslexia
22 *Missouri Travel Council Pancake Day
22 Missouri Chamber Transportation Future Summit – Capitol Plaza
22 Lennon for Boone Co Clerk Kick Off – Shakespeare’s West – 5-7 p.m.
24 *Missouri School Counselor Association
24 NAACP Rosa Parks Observance Celebration – Jamestown Elementary School – Hazelwood – 10:30 a.m.
25 Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation 15th Annual Open Your Heart Gala – Lucas Park Grille – St. Louis – 5:30 p.m.27 Candidate filing begins (for August primary)
27 *Department of Corrections, Missouri Humanities Council, MSTA, Missouri State Chiropractors Assoc., Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
27 *Missouri Recovery Network’s Recovery Advocacy Day Rally – Governor’s Office Building
28 *Missouri Community Action Agency, National Association of Social Workers, University of Missouri System, Community Sickle Cell Initiative, Missouri Grocers Asociation
28 Missouri Grocers Association Breakfast
1 Last Day to file bills (House and Senate)
1 *Missouri Mathematics and Science Coalition, Missouri Coalition for Oral Health, Gateway Hemophilia Association
1 Roorda JeffCo County Exec Kickoff – Fox Chase Club – Arnold – 5:30 p.m.
1-2 Missouri Oral Health Policy Conference – Capitol Plaza – Jefferson City
6 *MCFFC, Missouri Assoc. of Landscape Architects, MSTA, MOVOAD and the Governor’s Partnership for Community and Disaster Recovery, Operation Food Search
6 Haahr Reception – Cork – 6:30-8 p.m.
7 *Alzheimer’s Association, MSTA, ACLU-Women
7 STL Zoo/KC Zoo/Dickerson Park Zoo Reception – Madison’s Cafe – 6-8 p.m.
7 Missouri Health Care Association Lobby Day
7 Alzheimer’s Association Luncheon
8 *Missouri Solar Industries, National Council of Jewish Women – St. Louis, JCMG World Kidney Day
11 Daylight Saving Time begins (Spring forward!)
13 *Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council, The Whole Person, MSTA, Asthma and Allergy Foundation – St. Louis, Eitas, Missouri Ambulance Association
13 *Missouri Right to Life Pro-Life Action Day – 1st Floor Rotunda
14 *Missouri Community Action Agency, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Moms Demand Gun Sense
15 Last Day for Senate Consent Bills to go to Calendar
15 *Missouri State Archives
15 Spring Break begins upon adjournment
22 Schnelting Campaign Kick-Off with special guest Bill Eigel – Vette’s Restaurant – St. Peters – 6-8 p.m.
26 Legislature reconvenes
27 Candidate filing ends at 5 p.m.
27 *Conservation Day: Ducks Unlimited, Conservation Federation of Missouri, National Wild Turkey Federation, MSTA, Missouri Ethics Commission
28 *MSTA, Missouri Pharmacy Association, FCS Financial, Missouri Canoe and Floaters Association, Missouri Assisted Living Association
29 Vietnam War Veterans Breakfast
1 Easter Sunday
2 Easter break – NO SESSION
3 *Family and Community Trust; Missouri Alliance for Children, Youth, and Families
4 *MSTA, Missouri Beverage Association, Missouri Restaurant Association
5 *University of Missouri System
7 *Missouri Society of Professional Engineers
10 *Governor’s Organ Donation Advisory Commission, Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation
11 *ACS-CAN, The Empowerment Network
11 Charity Softball Tourney – Binder Park – games begin @ 5:30 p.m. (rain out 4/18)
12 Last day for House Consent bills on Senate Calendar
15 Tax Day
17 *Aviation Day, MoDOT
18 *PROMO, MCCA, Missouri State Student Government Association
24 *Delta Sigma Theta
25 *Missouri Electric Cooperatives Fish Fry – 3rd Floor Rotunda – Noon to 1:30 p.m.
25 Administrative Professionals Day
26 *American Society of Civil Engineers
27 *The Missouri Bar
27 ALEC Spring Task Force Summit – Grand Rapids, Michigan
3 National Day of Prayer
5 Cinco de Mayo
9 *Lake of the Ozarks
11 Appropriation bills must be passed by 6 p.m.
13 Mother’s Day
18 End of Session – 6 p.m.
28 Memorial Day
14 Governor must sign/veto bill by midnight
16 MIC-PAC Golf Tournament – Redfield Golf Course – Eugene
21-25 Southern Legislative Conference – St. Louis, MO
30 NCSL Legislative Summit – Los Angeles, CA
1-2 NCSL Summit continues – Los Angeles, CA
7 Primary Election
8-10 ALEC Annual Meeting – New Orleans, LA
28 Effective date of bills signed unless an emergency date is specified
12 Veto Session convenes at Noon
26 45th ALEC Anniversary Gala – Washington, D.C.
26-28 Missouri Insurance Coalition Annual Meeting
6 Election Day!
28-30 ALEC States & Nation Policy Summit – Washington, D.C.
1 Pre-file of bills begins