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2017 Legislative Calendar

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January

Jan. 1 Statutes take effect (Art. IV, Sec. 8(c)). 
Jan. 4 Legislature reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(1)). 
Jan. 10 Budget must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12(a)).
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed.
Jan. 20 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of Legislative Counsel.

February

Feb. 17 Last day for bills to be introduced (J.R. 61(b)(4)), (J.R. 54(a)).
Feb. 20 Presidents' Day

March

Mar. 31 Cesar Chavez Day.

April

Apr. 6 Spring recess begins upon adjournment of this day's session (J.R. 51(a)(2)).
Apr. 17 Legislature reconvenes from Spring recess (J.R. 51(a)(2)).
Apr. 28 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to fiscal Committees fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(2)).

May

May 12 Last day for policy committees to hear and report non-fiscal bills introduced in their to Floor (J.R. 61(a)(3))
May 19 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 5 (J.R. 61(a)(4))
May 26 Last day for fiscal committees to hear 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 5 (J.R. 61(a)(6)).
May 29 Memorial Day.
May 30-June 2 Floor Session Only. No committees, other than conference or Rules committees, may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(a)(7)). 

June

June 2 Last day for bills to be passed out of the house of origin (J.R. 61(a)(8)).
June 5 Committee meetings may resume (J.R. 61(a)(9)).
June 15 Budget must be passed by midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 12(c)(3)).

July

July 4 Independence Day observed.
July 14 Last day for policy committees to hear and report fiscal bills to fiscal Committees (J.R. 61(a)(10)).
July 21 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(a)(11)). Summer Recess begins upon adjournment of session provided Budget Bill has been enacted (J.R. 51(a)(3)). 

August

Aug. 21 Legislature Reconvenes (J.R. 51(a)(3)). 

September

Sept. 1 Last day for fiscal committees to meet and report bills to Floor (J.R. 61(a)(12)).
Sept. 4 Labor Day.
Sept. 8 Last day to amend on the floor (J.R. 61(a)(14)).
Sept. 5-15 Floor session only. No committees, other than conference or Rules Committees, may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(a)(13)).
Sept. 15 Last day for each house to pass bills (J.R. 61(a)(15)). Interim Study Recess begins at end of this day's session (J.R. 51(a)(4)).