Legislative Leaders Release Budget Action Schedule Senate Majority Leader Skelos and Assembly Speaker Heastie announced a “joint legislative budget schedule” last week, which indicates that they are planning to enact the 2015-16 state budget into law before the beginning of the state’s new fiscal year on April 1st:

– Feb. 26 (on or before) Senate & Assembly Economic/Revenue Reports Released

– Feb. 26 Joint Revenue Forecasting Conference

– March 1 (on or before) Revenue Consensus Report

– March 12 Senate & Assembly One-House Budget Actions

– March 12 Senate & Assembly Budget Conference Committees Commence

– March 19 Final Report on the Joint Conference Committee

– March 23-26 Joint Legislative Budget Bills Taken Up by Senate and Assembly