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2013 Legislative Calendar

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January

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

February

Feb. 18 President’s Day.
Feb. 22 Last day for bills to be introduced (J.R. 61(a)(1)), (J.R. 54(a))

March

Mar. 21 Spring Recess begins at end of this day’s session (J.R. 51(a)(2))
Mar. 29 Cesar Chavez Day

April

Apr. 1 Legislature Reconvenes from Spring Recess (J.R. 51(a)(2)).

May

May 3 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to Fiscal Committees fiscal bills introduced in their house (J.R. 61(a)(2))
May 10 Last day for policy committees to hear and report to the Floor non-fiscal bills introduced in their (J.R. 61(a)(3))
May 17 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 3 (J.R. 61(a)(4))
May 24 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 3 (J.R. 61(a)(6))
May 27 Memorial Day
May 28-May 31 Floor Session Only. No committee may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(a)(7)). May 31 Last day for bills to be passed out of the house of origin (J.R. 61(a)(8))

June

Jun. 3 Committee meetings may resume (J.R. 61(a)(9))
Jun. 15 Budget must be passed by midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 12(c)(3))

July

Jul. 4 Independence Day.
Jul. 12 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills (J.R. 61(a)(10)). Summer recess begins at the end of this day’s session, provided the Budget Bill has been passed (J.R. 51(a)(3)).

August

Aug. 12 Legislature Reconvenes from Summer Recess (J.R. 51(a)(3))
Aug. 30 Last day for Fiscal Committees to meet and report bills to Floor (J.R. 61(a)(11))

September

Sep. 2 Labor Day
Sep. 6 Last day to amend bills on the floor (J.R. 61(a)(13))
Sep. 3-13 Floor Session Only. No Committees, other than conference committees and Rules committee, may meet for any purpose (J.R. 61(a)(12))
Sep. 13 Last day for each house to pass bills (J.R. 61(a)(14)). Interim Study Recess begins at the end of this day’s session (J.R. 51(a)(4))

October

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