2015 Tentative Legislative Calendar

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COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY CHIEF CLERK
Revised 10-21-14

January
  S M T W Th F S
         
wk.1  4 5 6 7 8 9 10
wk.2 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
wk.3 18 19 20 21 22 23 24
wk.4 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

January Deadlines

  • Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)).
  • Jan. 5 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(1)).
  • Jan. 10 Budget Bill must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12(a)).
  • Jan. 19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed.
  • Jan. 30 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel.
 
February
  S M T W Th F S
wk.1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
wk.2 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
wk.3 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
wk.4 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

February Deadlines

  • Feb. 16 Presidents’ Day observed.
  • Feb. 27 Last day for bills to be introduced (J.R. 61(a)(1), J.R. 54(a)).
 
March
  S M T W Th F S
wk.1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
wk.2 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
wk.3 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
wk.4 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 
Spring Recess 29 30 31        

March Deadlines

  • Mar. 26 Spring Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(2)).
  • Mar. 30 Cesar Chavez Day observed.
 
April
  S M T W Th F S
Spring Recess       1 2
wk.1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
wk.2 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
wk.3 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
wk.4 26 27 28 29 30    

April Deadlines

  • Apr. 6 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51(a)(2)).
 
May
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4          
wk.1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
wk.2 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
wk.3 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
wk.4 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
No Hrgs 31            

May Deadlines

  • May 1 Last day for policy committees to hear and report fiscal bills for referral to fiscal committees (J.R. 61(a)(2)).
  • May 15 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to the Floor nonfiscal bills (J.R. 61(a)(3)).
  • May 22 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 8 (J.R. 61(a)(4)).
  • May 25 Memorial Day observed.
  • May 29 Last day for fiscal committee to hear and report bills to the Floor (J.R. 61(a)(5)). Last day for fiscal committee to meet prior to June 8 (J.R. 61(a)(6)).
 
June
  S M T W Th F S
No Hrgs   1 2 3 4 5 6
wk.1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
wk.2 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
wk.3 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
wk.4 28 29 30        

June Deadlines

  • June 1-5 Floor Session only. No committee meetings may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(a)(7)). 
  • June 5 Last day to pass bills out of house of origin (J.R. 61(a)(8)).
  • June 8 Committee meetings may resume (J.R. 61(a)(9)).
  • June 15 Budget Bill must be passed by midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 12(c)(3)). 
 
July
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4       3
wk.1 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
wk.2 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Summer
Recess
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Summer
Recess
26 27 28 29 30 31  

July Deadlines

  • July 3 Independence Day observed.
  • July 17 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(a)(10)). Summer Recess begins upon adjournment, provided Budget Bill has been passed (J.R. 51(a)(3)).
 
August
  S M T W Th F S
Summer
Recess 
            1
Summer Recess 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Summer Recess 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
wk.3 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
wk.4 23 24 25 26 27  28  29 
No Hrgs 30 31          

August Deadlines

  • Aug. 17 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess (J.R. 51(a)(3)).
  • Aug. 28 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills to the floor (J.R. 61(a)(11)).
  • Aug. 31 - Sept. 11 Floor Session nly. No committee may meet for any purpose except for Rules Committee and Conference Committees (J.R. 61(a)(12)).

 
September
  S M T W Th F S
No Hrgs     1 2 3 4 5
No Hrgs 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Interim Recess 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Interim Recess 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Interim Recess 27 28 29 30      

September Deadlines

  • Sept. 4 Last day to amend on the Floor (J.R. 61(a)(13), A.R. 69(e)).
  • Sept. 7 Labor Day observed.
  • Sept. 11 Last day for any bill to be passed (J.R. 61(a)(14)). Interim Study Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(4)).
 

IMPORTANT DATES OCCURRING DURING INTERIM RECESS

2015

  • Oct. 11 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature on or before Sept. 11 and in the Governor's possession after Sept. 11 (Art. IV, Sec. 10(b)(1)).

2016

  • Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)).
  • Jan. 4 Legislature reconvenes (J.R.51(a)(4)).

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