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Special Legislative Sessions in Oregon

Smith Rock State Park. (Photo courtesy Jim Gardner)

Smith Rock State Park. (Photo courtesy Jim Gardner)

 

Year

 

Date

Days

1860

Oct. 1-Oct. 2

2

1865

Dec. 5-Dec. 18

14

1885

Nov. 11-Nov. 24

14

1898

Sept. 26-Oct. 15

22

1903

Dec. 21-Dec. 23

3

1909

Mar. 15-Mar. 16

2

1920

Jan. 12-Jan. 17

6

1921

Dec. 19-Dec. 24

6

1933

Jan. 3-Jan. 7

5

1933

Nov. 20-Dec. 9

20

1935

Oct. 21-Nov. 9

20

1957

Oct. 28-Nov. 15

19

1963

Nov. 11-Dec. 2

13

1965

May 21-May 25

5

1967

Oct. 30-Nov. 21

23

1971

Nov. 16-Nov. 22

7

1974

Jan. 24-Feb. 24

14

1975

Sept. 16-Sept. 16

1

1978

Sept. 5-Sept. 9

53

1980

Aug. 4-Aug. 8

5

1981

Oct. 24-Oct. 24

1

1982

Jan. 18-Mar. 1

37

1982

June 14-June 14

1

1982

Sept. 3-Sept. 3

1

1983

Sept. 14-Oct. 4

21

1984

July 30-July 30

1

1990

May 7-May 7

1

1992

July 1-July 3

3

1995

July 28-Aug. 4

8

1996

Feb. 1-Feb. 1

1

2002

Feb. 8-Feb. 11

4

2002

Feb. 25-Mar. 2

6

2002

June 12-June 30

19

2002

Aug. 16-Aug. 20

5

2002

Sept. 1-Sept. 18

18

2006

April 20-April 20

1

 

2008

 

Feb. 4-Feb. 22

19

 

2010

 

Feb 1- Feb 25

25

 

2012

 

Dec. 14–Dec. 14

1

 

1Historical records are not consistent on actual dates.


2Nine-day recess, Nov. 22 to Dec. 2, due to death of President Kennedy.


3Does not include recess from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11.