Flanagan and Heastie Announce Joint Legislative Budget Schedule

Majority Press

January 23, 2016


Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Senate Finance Chair Catharine M. Young, 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 sixth consecutive on-time state budget.

The agreed-to legislative budget schedule for 2016 is as follows:

February 25

Senate & Assembly Fiscal Committee Economic & Revenue Reports Released

February 29

Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference

March 1
(on or before)

Revenue Consensus Report

March 14

Senate & Assembly Budget Actions

March 15

Joint Senate & Assembly Budget Conference Committees Commence

March 22

Final Report of the Joint Conference Committee

March 28-31

Joint Legislative Budget Bills Taken Up by Senate & Assembly