2014 Tentative Legislative Calendar

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COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY CHIEF CLERK
Revised 10-22-13

January
  S M T W Th F S
       
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 31  

January Deadlines

  • Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)).
  • Jan. 6 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(4)).
  • Jan. 10 Budget Bill must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12(a)).
  • Jan. 17 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills introduced in their house in 2013 for referral to fiscal committees (J.R. 61(b)(1)).
  • Jan. 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed.
  • Jan. 24 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel. Last day for any committee to meet and report to the Floor bills introduced in their house in 2013 (J.R. 61(b)(2)).
  • Jan. 31 Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in their house in 2013 (Art. IV. Sec. 10(c)) (J.R. 61(b)(3)).
 
February
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4             1
wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
wk.2 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
wk.3 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
wk.4 23 24 25 26 27 28  

February Deadlines

  • Feb. 17 Presidents’ Day observed.
  • Feb. 21 Last day for bills to be introduced (J.R. 61(b)(4), J.R. 54(a)).
 
March
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4             1
wk 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
wk.2 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 
wk.1 30 31          

March Deadlines

  • Mar. 31 Cesar Chavez Day observed.
 
April
  S M T W Th F S
wk.1    
wk.2 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Spring
Recess
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
wk.3 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
wk.4 27 28 29 30      

April Deadlines

  • Apr. 10 Spring Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(b)(1)).
  • Apr. 21 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51(b)(1)).
 
May
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4        
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
No Hrgs 25 26 27 28 29  30  31

May Deadlines

  • May 2 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to Fiscal Committees fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(b)(5)).
  • May 9 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to the floor nonfiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(b)(6)).
  • May 16 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 2 (J.R. 61(b)(7)).
  • May 23 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report to the floor bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(b)(8)). Last day for fiscal committees to meet prior to June 2 (J.R. 61(b)(9)).
  • May 26 Memorial Day observed.
  • May 27 - 30 Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(b)(10)).
  • May 30 Last day to pass bills out of house of origin (J.R. 61(b)(11)).
 
June
  S M T W Th F S
No Hrgs              
wk.4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
wk.1 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
wk.2 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
wk.3 22 23 24 25 26  27  28 
wk.4 29 30          

June Deadlines

  • June 2 Committee meetings may resume (J.R. 61(b)(12)). 
  • June 15 Budget bill must be passed by midnight(Art. IV, Sec. 12(c)(3)).
  • June 26 Last day for a legislative measure to qualify for the Nov. 4 General Election ballot (Elections Code Sec. 9040).
  • June 27 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(b)(13)). 
 
July
  S M T W Th F S
wk.4     1 4
Summer
Recess
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Summer
Recess
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Summer
Recess
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Summer
Recess
27 28 29 30 31    

July Deadlines

  • July 3 Summer Recess begins upon adjournment, provided Budget Bill has been passed (J.R. 51(b)(2)).
  • July 4 Independence Day observed.
 
August
  S M T W Th F S
Summer
Recess 
         
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            

August Deadlines

  • Aug. 4 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess (J.R. 51(b)(2)).
  • Aug. 15 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills to the floor (J.R. 61(b)(14)).
  • Aug. 18 - 31 Floor Session Only. No committee may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(b)(15)).
  • Aug. 22 Last day to amend bills on the Floor (J.R. 61(b)(16)).
  • Aug. 31 Last day for each house to pass bills (Art. IV. Sec. 10(c), J.R. 61(b)(17)). Final Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(b)(3)).
 

IMPORTANT DATES OCCURRING DURING FINAL RECESS

2014

  • Sep. 30 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature before Sept. 1 and in the Governor’s possession on or after Sept. 1 (Art. IV, Sec. 10(b)(2)).
  • Oct. 2 Non-urgency bills enacted on or before this date take effect January 1, 2015. (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)).
  • Nov. 4 General Election.
  • Nov. 30 Adjournment sine die at midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 3(a)).
  • Dec. 1 2015-16 Regular Session convenes for Organizational Session at 12 noon. (Art. IV, Sec.3(a)).

2015

  • Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)).

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