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April 1 June 1 June 1
Budget Manual preparation begins Budget Manual available to agencies Automated budget entry system available to users
August 15 September 1 December
Budget discussions with agencies completed Budget submitted by agencies Governor's recommendation completed
December January  
Budget publications ready to post on website Governor's Budget Address to the Legislature  


August 3* August May-August*
Legislative Ideas are due to DFM Review of ideas by Governor's Office and DFM completed Agencies notified of approval or disapproval of ideas
September 18* December 4 February
Proposed legislation due to DFM Final date for changes to legislation Last day to introduce bills by other than special committees (50 days from start of session)
*Dates are approximate.

Strategic Planning/Performance Measurement Report

May June July 1
Guidance Memo to agencies regarding strategic plan Performance Measurement Report sent to agencies Strategic plan updates are due
September 1 December  
Performance reports due along with director attestation Performance Report posted on web