NYS 2019 Legislative Calendar

Dates subject to change, but here’s the NYS Legislative Calendar for 2019

12.11.18: Senate Majority Conference Retreat

12.12.18: Assembly Majority Conference Retreat

1.9.19: 2019 State of the State speech, given by Governor Cuomo

1.14/15.19: Session begins

01.21.19: MLK Jr. Day. State offices are closed.

mid-January: Governor submits Executive Budget

late January/February: Budget hearings

February: Black History Month

2.12.19: Lincoln’s Birthday

2.15-18.19: Black Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus

2.18.19: Washington’s Birthday. State offices are closed.

mid-February: Amendments to Executive Budget

2.19-23.19: Session break. Legislators will be in their districts.

February or early March: One House budgets announced.

March: Women’s History Month

March: Somos

4.1.19: Deadline for final State Budget.

April 2 – mid-June: Legislative session.

Graphic that shows the 2019 New York state legislative calendar.

2019 Coalition Timeline

This is the timeline that Let NY Vote suggested for their own outreach efforts.

December and January: Push for first reforms with petitions, fundraising (house parties, auctions, online requests), in-district meetings, letters to the editor, calls/emails/postcards, rallies, town halls and forums.

February and March: In-district meetings with legislators. Community outreach, phone calls and letters, continued press outreach.

April-June: push for broader coalition reforms.