TENTATIVE LEGISLATIVE CALENDAR
2005-2006 REGULAR SESSION
December 6 2005-06 Regular Session convenes for Organizational Session
at 12 noon. (Art. IV, Sec. 3 (a)).
January 1 2004 Statutes take effect (Art. IV. Sec. 8 (c)).
January 3 Legislature reconvenes from Organizational Recess.
January 10 Budget must be submitted by Governor (Art. IV, Sec. 12 (a)).
January 21 Last day to submit bill requests to the Office of
February 18 Last day for bills to be introduced.
March 17 Spring Recess begins upon adjournment.
March 29 Legislature reconvenes from Spring Recess.
April 29 Last day for policy committees to hear and report fiscal
bills introduced in their house to Fiscal Committees.
May 6 Last day for policy committees to hear and report
non-fiscal bills introduced in their house.
May 20 Last day for policy committees to meet prior to June 6.
May 27 Last day for Fiscal Committees to hear and report bills
introduced in their house to the Floor.
May 27 Last day for Fiscal Committees to meet prior to June 6.
June 3 Last day for bills to be passed out of the house of origin.
June 6 Committee meetings may resume.
June 15 Budget bill must be passed by midnight (Art. IV, Sec. 12 (c)).
July 8 Last day for policy committees to meet and report bills.
July 15 Summer Recess begins upon adjournment, provided Budget Bill
has been enacted.
August 15 Legislature reconvenes from Summer Recess.
August 26 Last day for Fiscal Committees to meet and report bills to
August 29 - September 9
Floor session only. No committee may meet for any purpose.
September 9 Last day for each house to pass bills.
September 9 Interim recess begins upon adjournment.
October 9 Last day for Governor to sign or veto bills passed by the
Legislature on or before Sept. 9 and in his possession
after Sept. 9. (Art. IV, Sec. 10 (b)(l)).