Category Archives: Deadlines

13 Bills Vetoed

It’s the Governor’s veto deadline (July 11), and he has chosen to veto 13 bills, allowing two others on his intent-to-veto list to become law without his signature. Here’s a link to his press release, presenting rationale for his vetoes: … Continue reading

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Broadcasts as We Approach First Crossover

We’re almost at First Crossover — which means successful bills must pass their Third Reading vote in their originating chamber by March 9th, in order to ‘cross over’ and be considered by the other chamber. On Tuesday, March 7th, there … Continue reading

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Want to know if a bill that passed the Legislature will become law?

If the Governor signs the bill early, you’re all set. If not, you may have to wait until after June 27th. On or before then, the Governor will provide the Legislature with a list of the bills he may veto. … Continue reading

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What’s Still Alive?

The First Lateral deadline for bills (February 19th) has come and gone — bills are still alive if they’ve managed to get into the last committee they were referred to in their originating chamber. The Legislature’s website has a convenient … Continue reading

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Grants-in-Aid (GIA) Applications

While we don’t know exactly when the application for Grant-in-Aid (GIA) funds will be available, we do know the deadline to complete and submit them — 4:30 p.m. on January 22, 2016. The GIA application and instructions will be posted on the … Continue reading

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Adjournment sine die! (Session pau for now!)

The 2015 Regular Session ended Thursday, May 7th. A total of 252 bills passed the Legislature this session! All but one (SB143, a proposed Constitutional Amendment that will appear on the 2016 ballot) have gone off to the Governor for possible enactment. Find … Continue reading

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Almost at First Crossover!

The deadline for all House Bills to successfully pass through all of the committees that they were referred to and pass three readings on the House floor is Thursday, March 12th. It’s the same deadline for all Senate Bills to … Continue reading

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