July 1, 2019 •
Delaware General Assembly Adjourns Spring Session
The 150th General Assembly adjourned for spring just after 1 a.m. on July 1.
Traditionally, the General Assembly remains until midnight strikes on July 1 because the constitution restricts lawmakers from entering into a special session after June 30 unless the session is recalled by the governor or the mutual call of both Houses.
Ending the session in the early hours of July 1 gives legislators the opportunity to go back into session before the regularly scheduled gathering in January without being summoned by the governor.
Legislation not passed by July 1 can be picked up in the next six months or when lawmakers return to the capitol on January 14, 2020.
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