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FY2021 Revised Proposed Budget Hearing Dates

September 1, 2020

On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Senate and Assembly announced hearings dates on the proposed (revised) FY 2021 budget in September. Recall, that due to the public health crisis, Fiscal Year 2020 will end on September 30, 2020.  The shortened (9 months) Fiscal Year 2021 will commence on October 1, 2020, and go to June 30, 2021.

Testimony from the public will be accepted via remote submission only. Please access this page at the Office of Legislative Services to submit your testimony electronically: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/BudgetReg_DB/default.asp

The Senate has not yet announced a deadline for submission, but the Assembly has announced a deadline of Friday, September 11, 2020.

The Assembly announced in addition to the online submission; testimony may be submitted via email to the legislative aide at LBFO@njleg.org

Or by mail:

     Assembly Budget Committee
     c / o Legislative Budget and Finance Office
     Office of Legislative Services
     PO Box 068
     Trenton NJ 08625-0068

Upon receipt, your testimony will be circulated to and thoroughly reviewed by committee members and staff and made available to the public via the Legislature's website. We can anticipate the Senate will make a similar announcement shortly.

The schedule will be as follows:

SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FY2021 BUDGET REVIEW

The public may view the meeting through the State Legislature's homepage: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/

     SEPTEMBER 8, 2020

     12:30 PM - Budget Overview & Revenue Forecast
      (Office of Legislative Services)

     1:00 PM - Budget Overview
      (State Treasurer)
 

     SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

     10:30 AM - Department of Education

     1:30 PM - Department of Corrections

 

     SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

     10:30 AM - Department of Labor and Workforce Development


ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR FY2021 BUDGET REVIEW

The public may view the meeting through the State Legislature's homepage: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/

     WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

     10:00 AM - Budget Overview and Revenue Forecast
      (Office of Legislative Services)

     11:00 AM - Budget Overview
      (State Treasurer)

     1:00 PM - Department of Human Services

 

     MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2020

     10:00 AM - Department of Health

     1:00 PM - Department of Transportation / Motor Vehicle Commission / NJ Transit

Porzio Governmental Affairs will closely monitor each of these hearings. Additionally, we will be arranging one-on-one meetings with members of the Budget Committees for clients as needed. If you have a specific issue or nuance that you would like to discuss, please do not hesitate to contact one of us.

Questions? Request more information or call 609-396-6100.

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