Stewart-Cousins and Heastie Announce Joint Legislative Schedule For Adopting SFY 2019-20 Budget

Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie, Senate Finance Committee Chair Liz Krueger 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 2019 is as follows:

February 28 (on or before)

Senate & Assembly Economic / Revenue Forecast Released

February 28

Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference

March 1 (on or before)

Consensus Revenue Forecast Report

March 13

Senate & Assembly One House Budget Actions

March 13

Joint Senate & Assembly Budget Conference Committees Commence

March 25

Joint Conference Committees End

March 26-29

Joint Legislative Budget Bills Taken Up by Senate & Assembly