Skelos and Heastie Announce Joint Legislative Budget Schedule

February 12, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Senate Finance Chair John A. DeFrancisco, and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Herman D. Farrell, Jr. today announced an agreement on a joint legislative budget schedule that sets deadlines for the adoption of a fifth consecutive on-time state budget.

The agreed-to legislative budget schedule for 2015 is as follows:

  • February 26 (on or before) Senate & Assembly Economic / Revenue Reports Released
  • February 26 Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference
  • March 1 (on or before) Revenue Consensus Report
  • March 12 Senate & Assembly Budget Actions
  • March 12 Joint Senate & Assembly Budget Conference Committees Commence
  • March 19 Final Report of the Joint Conference Committee
  • March 23-26 Joint Legislative Budget Bills Taken Up by Senate & Assembly