Key dates in the 2019 Maryland legislative session in Annapolis:Jan. 9 _ Session convenes at noon.Jan. 16 _ Inauguration of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford for a second, four-year term.Jan. 18 _ Deadline for the governor to submit his budget bills in both chambers. Legislators can only cut the governor&#8217;s proposed operating budget; they can&#8217;t add to it or move funding around.Jan. 30 _ Governor delivers State of the State address, noon.March 18 _ "Crossover Day," by which the House of Delegates and the state Senate send each other bills they plan to pass.April 1 _ Both chambers should pass budget legislation by this date. April 8 _ "Sine die," the day the legislature adjourns its regular session.May 28 _ Deadline for the governor to sign or veto bills. Legislation passed by the General Assembly that he fails to address becomes law without his signature.July 1 _ Date for new laws dealing with the budget, taxes or revenue take effect.Oct. 1 _ Date on which other laws go into effect.