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2021 Legislative Deadlines

2021 Legislative Calendar and Deadlines (pdf version)
2021 Legislative Calendar and Deadlines (ics version)

COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY CHIEF CLERK
Revised 12-18-20

January
S M T W Th F S
1 2
Wk. 2 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
Wk. 1 31

January Deadlines

Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 10 Budget must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12(a)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 11 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(1)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (add to calendar)
Jan. 22 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel. (add to calendar)

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

February Deadlines

Feb. 15 Presidents' Day. (add to calendar)
Feb. 19 Last day for bills to be introduced (J.R. 61(a)(1), J.R. 54(a)). (add to calendar)

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

March Deadlines

Mar. 25 Spring Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(2)). (add to calendar)
Mar. 31 Cesar Chavez Day observed. (add to calendar)

April
S M T W Th F S
Spring Recess 1 2 3
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

April Deadlines

Apr. 5 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51(a)(2)). (add to calendar)
Apr. 30 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to fiscal committees fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(2)). (add to calendar)

May
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
No Hrgs. 30 31

May Deadlines

May 7 Last day for policy committees to meet and report to the floor non-fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(3)).(add to calendar)
May 14 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 7 (J.R. 61(a)(4). (add to calendar)
May 21 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report to the floor bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(5)). Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report to the floor bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(5)).(add to calendar)
May 31 Memorial Day. (add to calendar)

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

June Deadlines

June 1-4 Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose except Rules Committee, bills referred pursuant to A.R. 77.2, and Conference Committees (J.R. 61(a)(7)). (add to calendar)
June 4 Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in that house (J.R. 61(a)(8)).(add to calendar)
June 7 Committee meetings may resume (J.R. 61(a)(9)).. (add to calendar)
June 15 Budget Bill must be passed by midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 12(c)(3)). (add to calendar)

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

July Deadlines

July 2 Independence Day observed. (add to calendar)
July 14 Last day for policy committees to meet and reports bills (J.R. 61(a)(11)).(add to calendar)
July 16 Summer Recess begins upon adjournment, provided Budget Bill has been passed (J.R. 51(a)(3)).(add to calendar)

August
S M T W Th F S
Summer
Recess
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Summer
Recess
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
No
Hrgs.
29 30 31

August Deadlines

Aug. 16 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess (J.R. 51(a)(3)). (add to calendar)
Aug. 27 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(b)(12)). (add to calendar)
Aug. 30-Sept. 10 Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose except Rules Committee, bills referred pursuant to A.R. 77.2, and Conference Committees (J.R. 61(a)(13)). (add to calendar)

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

September Deadlines

Sept. 3 Last day to amend bills on the floor (J.R. 61(a)(14)). (add to calendar)
Sept. 6 Labor Day. (add to calendar)
Sept. 10 Last day for any bill to be passed (J.R. 61(a)(15)). Interim Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(4)). (add to calendar)

IMPORTANT DATES OCCURRING DURING FINAL RECESS

2021
Oct. 10 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature before Sept. 10 and in the Governor's possession on or after Sept. 10 (Art. IV, Sec. 10(b)(1)). (add to calendar)

2022
Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 3 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(4)). (add to calendar)

* Holiday schedule subject to final approval by Rules Committee.

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