Flanagan and Heastie Announce Joint Legislative Schedule For Adopting SFY 2018-2019 Budget

Majority Press

February 6, 2018

Senate Majority Leader John J. Flanagan, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Senate Finance Committee Chair Catharine M. Young and Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair Helene E. Weinstein today announced an agreement on a joint legislative budget schedule that sets deadlines for the adoption of an on-time state budget.

The agreed-to legislative budget schedule for 2018 is as follows:

  • February 28 (on or before): Senate & Assembly Economic / Revenue Reports Released
  • February 28 (tentative): Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference
  • March 1 (on or before): Revenue Consensus Report
  • March 14: Senate & Assembly One House Budget Actions
  • March 14: Joint Senate & Assembly Budget Conference Committees Commence
  • March 22: Joint Conference Committees End
  • March 27-29: Joint Legislative Budget Bills Taken Up by Senate & Assembly