Your tip sheet: Sine Die, baby!

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Mar. 24, 2016 - Atlanta - Sine Die in the Senate. As this years general assembly comes to a close on the 40th day of the legislative session, legislators must consider scores of bills before the midnight deadline. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Days remaining in the 2017 legislative session: 1

It’s the final day of the 2017 Georgia Legislature and there’s nothing like a little drama.

Bills still in the balance include expanding medical marijuana, changing how campus sexual assault is prosecuted, protecting water supplies from fracking and a whole host of tax bills.

Oh, and there’s still a question whether a compromise can be reached on allowing guns into the state’s public colleges and universities and over the first update of the state’s adoption code in a generation — without being hijacked by other interests.

Sine Die, Latin for “without a day,” is the phrase of the day and night. It’s what both Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston will declare as work ends around midnight – an enduring tradition that will call to a close yet another legislation session.

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