2015 CA legislative calendar in a nutshell

by Cate Moore on January 30, 2015

Calendar:

Jan 1 Statutes from previous legislation take effect

Jan 5 Legislature reconvenes

Jan 10 Budget must be submitted by Governor

Jan 19 Martin Luther King Jr Day Holiday

Jan 30 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel

Feb 16 Presidents’ Day Holiday

Feb 27 Last day for bills to be introduced

Mar 26 – April 5 Spring Recess

Apr 6 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess

May 1 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to Fiscal Committees fiscal bills introduced in their house

May 15 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to the Floor non-fiscal bills introduced in their house

May 22 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 8

May 25 Memorial Day Holiday

May 29 Last day for fiscal committees to hear and report to the Floor bills introduced in their house.  Last day for fiscal committees to meet prior to June 8

June 1-5 Floor Session only.  No committee may meet for any purpose.

June 5 Last day for bills to be passed out of house of origin

June 8 Committee meetings may resume

June 15 Budget must be passed by midnight

July 3 Independence Day Holiday

July 17 Last day for policy committees to hear and report bills.

July 16-Aug 16 Summer recess, provided the Budget has been enacted.

Aug 17 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess

Aug 28 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills to the floor.

Aug31-Sep11 Floor Session only.  No committees, other than conference committees and Rule committees, may meet for any purpose.

Sep 4 Last day to amend bills on the Floor

Sep 7 Labor Day Holiday

Sep 11 Last day for each house to pass bills.  Interim Study Recess begins at the end of this day’s session.

Oct 11 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the Legislature on or before Sep 11 and in the Governor’s possession after Sep 11.

Jan 1, 2016 New Statutes take effect

Jan 4, 2016 Legislature reconvenes.

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