WASHINGTON (12/7/09)--The House will begin 2010 by reconvening for votes at 6:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 12, according to the 2010 legislative calendar, which was released on Friday by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.). The first major work period will begin on Feb. 15, President’s Day, and will last through the end of that week. The Passover/Easter district work period will begin on March 29 and last until April 9, and the lengthy summer district work period will take place between Aug. 9 and Sept. 10. With 2010 elections looming, the voting session for next ear is set to end on Oct. 8. The Senate has not yet released its 2010 voting calendar.