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2019 Legislative Deadlines

2019 Legislative Calendar and Deadlines (pdf version) 
2019 Legislative Calendar and Deadlines (ics version)

COMPILED BY THE OFFICE OF THE ASSEMBLY CHIEF CLERK
Revised 10-31-18

January
S M T W Th F S
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 31

January Deadlines

Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 7 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(1)). (add to calendar) 
Jan. 10 Budget must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12(a)). (add to calendar) 
Jan. 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (add to calendar) 
Jan. 25 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel. (add to calendar) 

February
S M T W Th F S
wk. 4 1 2
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

February Deadlines

Feb. 18 Presidents’ Day. (add to calendar) 
Feb. 22 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. 4 1 2
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
wk. 1 31

March Deadlines

Mar. 29 Cesar Chavez Day observed. (add to calendar)

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

April Deadlines

Apr. 11 Spring Recess begins upon adjournment (J.R. 51(a)(2)). (add to calendar)
Apr. 22 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51 (a)(2)). (add to calendar) 
Apr. 26 Last day for policy committees to hear 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 2 3 4
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
No Hrgs. 26 27 28 29 30 31

May Deadlines

May 3 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 10 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 3 (J.R. 61(a)(4)). (add to calendar) 
May 17 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 prior to June 3 (J.R. 61 (a)(6)). (add to calendar) 
May 27 Memorial Day. (add to calendar) 
May 28-May 31 Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose except for Rules Committee, bills referred pursuant to A.R. 77.2, and Conference Committees (J.R. 61(a)(7)). (add to calendar)
May 31 Last day for each house to pass bills introduced in that house (J.R. 61(a)(8)) (add to calendar)

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

June Deadlines

June 3 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 4 5 6
wk. 1 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Summer Recess 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Summer
Recess
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
Summer
Recess
27 28 29 30 31

July Deadlines

July 4 Independence Day. (add to calendar) 
July 10 Last day for policy committees to hear and report fiscal bills to fiscal committees (J.R. 61(a)(10)). (add to calendar)
July 12 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(a)(11)). Summer Recess begins on 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
Summer Recess 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

August Deadlines

Aug. 12 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess (J.R. 51(a)(3)). (add to calendar) 
Aug. 30 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(a)(12)). (add to calendar) 

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

September Deadlines

Sept. 2  Labor Day. (add to calendar)
Sept. 3-13 Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose, except Rules Committee, bills referred pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.2, and Conference Committees (J.R. 61(a)(13)). (add to calendar) 
Sept. 6   Last day to amend on floor (J.R. 61(a)(14)). (add to calendar)
Sept. 13 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 INTERIM RECESS

2019

Oct. 13 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature on or before Sept. 13 and in the Governor's possession after Sept. 13 (Art. IV, Sec. 10(b)(1)). (add to calendar)

2020

Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)). (add to calendar)
Jan. 6 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(4)). (add to calendar)

* Holiday schedule subject to final approval by Rules Committee.

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