** Although legislative rules dictate that no policy committees can meet “for any purpose” in the final weeks of session (August 15 – 31), a simple majority “rule waiver” permits committee hearings to be held “off the Floor.” This is a common tactic used by both the Assembly and Senate to avoid public review on…
**This is the last day for either the State Senate or the State Assembly to pass bills, except bills that take effect immediately or bills in Extraordinary Session.
**This is the last day for the Governor to sign or veto bills that were passed by the Legislature before September 1st and were in the Governor's possession on or after September 1st.
**This means that the Legislature adjourns until the next legislative session. Sine die is Latin for "without day", which means "without assigning a day for a further meeting or hearing".