2011 Senate Joint Resolution 1
ENROLLED JOINT RESOLUTION
Relating to: the session schedule for the 2011-2012 biennial session period.
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That:
SJR1, s. 1 Section 1. 2011-2012 session schedule. (1) Biennial session period. The legislature declares that the biennial session period of the 2011 Wisconsin legislature began on Monday, January 3, 2011, and that the biennial session period ends at 12 noon on Monday, January 7, 2013.
(1m) Budget deadline extended. The deadline of Tuesday, January 25, 2011, set by section 16.45 of the statutes for introduction of the executive budget bill or bills, submittal of the state budget report, and delivery of the governor's budget message, is extended to Thursday, February 24, 2011.
(2) Scheduled floorperiods and committee work periods. (a) Unreserved days. Unless reserved under this subsection as a day to conduct an organizational meeting or to be part of a scheduled floorperiod of the legislature, every day of the biennial session period is designated as a day for committee activity and is available to extend a scheduled floorperiod, convene an extraordinary session, or take senate action on appointments as permitted by joint rule 81.
(b) Inauguration. Pursuant to section 13.02 (1) of the statutes, the inauguration of the members of the 2011 legislature, and the organizing for business of the 2 houses, commences at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 3, 2011.
(c) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, January 11, 2011, at 10 a.m., and ends on January 11, 2011.
(d) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Tuesday, February 10, 2011.
(e) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, February 24, 2011.
(f) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, March 10, 2011.
(g) Bills to governor. No later than Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Thursday, March 10, 2011.
(h) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, April 5, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, April 14, 2011.
(i) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, May 19, 2011.
(j) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, June 30, 2011, but this floorperiod may not be adjourned until the general fund executive budget bill has been passed by both houses.
(k) Nonbudget bills to governor. No later than Thursday, August 4, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills, except the general fund executive budget bill, originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Friday, July 29, 2011.
(L) Budget bill to governor. No later than the later of Thursday, August 4, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., or 4:30 p.m. on the 4th Thursday after the general fund executive budget bill is passed by both houses in identical form, the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon any enrolled general fund executive budget bill originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session.
(m) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, September 22, 2011.
(n) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, October 18, 2011, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, November 3, 2011.
(o) Bills to governor. No later than Thursday, December 8, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Thursday, November 3, 2011.
(p) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, January 17, 2012, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, January 26, 2012.
(q) Floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends Thursday, February 23, 2012.
(r) Last general-business floorperiod. The last general-business floorperiod commences on Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
(s) Bills to governor. No later than Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Thursday, March 15, 2012.
(t) Limited-business floorperiod. A floorperiod commences on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Thursday, May 3, 2012, which is limited to matters allowed under joint rule 81m (2) to legislative and congressional redistricting, and to considering resolutions offered for the purpose of extending the commendations, condolences, or congratulations of the legislature to a particular person, group, or organization, or of recognizing a particular event or occasion.
(u) Bills to governor. No later than Thursday, May 10, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Thursday, May 3, 2012.
(v) Veto review floorperiod. A floorperiod, limited to matters allowed under joint rule 82 (1) (a) to (f), commences on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 10 a.m., and, unless adjourned earlier, ends on Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
(w) Bills to governor. No later than Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at 4:30 p.m., the chief clerk of each house shall submit to the governor for executive action thereon all enrolled bills originating in the chief clerk's house and having been passed by both houses, in regular, extraordinary, or special session, on or before Wednesday, May 23, 2012.
(3) Interim period of committee work; no further introductions. Upon the adjournment of the May veto review floorperiod, there shall be an interim period of committee work ending on Monday, January 7, 2013. Unless the legislature is convened in one or more extraordinary or special sessions, no additional 2011 legislation may be offered during this interim period of committee work.
(4) Special and extraordinary sessions. (a) Adjournment. Except for consideration of executive vetoes or partial vetoes, a motion adopted in each house to adjourn a special or extraordinary session pursuant to this joint resolution shall constitute final adjournment of the special or extraordinary session.
(b) Bills to governor. No later than 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday occurring 2 full weeks after the day a bill is passed by both houses in identical form after May 23, 2012, in special or extraordinary session, the chief clerk of the house in which it originated shall submit it to the governor for executive action thereon.
(c) Veto review. A special or extraordinary session shall reconvene upon a call of a majority of the members of the joint committee on legislative organization solely for the consideration of executive vetoes or partial vetoes if an enrolled bill passed by both houses during the special or extraordinary session was vetoed or partially vetoed.
(5) End of term. The biennial term of the 2011 legislature ends on Monday, January 7, 2013. Pursuant to section 13.02 (1) of the statutes, the inauguration of the members of the 2013 legislature will be on Monday, January 7, 2013.
SJR1, s. 2 Section 2. Notice of 2013 session organization. Notice is hereby given that the biennial session of the 2013 legislature will hold its first meeting, pursuant to section 13.02 (1) of the statutes, on Monday, January 7, 2013, and that the meeting will begin at 2 p.m.
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