Monday's events were mostly ceremonial before the Legislature adjourned for the holidays.
(Why the Houston
Chronicle, I dunno.)
That supermajority may be short-lived because several seats are expected to open up in 2013 for special elections as members seek other elected offices before their legislative terms expire.
The 2013 calendar has not yet been published.
Presuming it will look like the 2012 calendar, they'll actually reconvene the first Wednesday of January, Jan 2.
Last day for bills to be introduced would be the last Friday in February, Feb 22.