The Senate will convene on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, for the Organization Session.
2016 Bill Summaries Now Available
Summaries of bills that passed the Florida Legislature during the 2016 Legislative Session are available on the Bill Summaries Page.
16-17 State Budget
The Florida Legislature passed a balanced budget that provides unprecedented K-12 per student funding and makes critical investments in health care and Florida’s environment, while providing for broad-based tax relief and $3 billion in state reserves.
Pathway to Economic Independence for People with Unique Abilities: Cradle to Career
During the first week of the 2016 Legislative Session, the Florida Legislature passed legislation to improve and expand education and employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
- Bradenton Herald Opinion-Editorial: Tallevast Legacy Important to the Public Notice Discussion September 23, 2016 - Press Release by Majority Office
- Senator Denise Grimsley Announces October Mobile Office Hours September 22, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Grimsley
- Senator Soto Calls On FL DEP to Detail Plans Halting Massive Toxic Waste Sinkhole Contamination September 21, 2016 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Senator Bullard Offers to Bridge Gap to Prevent Community Bloodshed September 21, 2016 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Senator Thompson Awarded for Dedication to all Floridians September 20, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Thompson
- Senator Eleanor Sobel to be Honored at The Florida Children and Youth Cabinet Meeting in Hollywood, Florida August 23, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Sobel
- “One Hopeful Place” Homeless Shelter Opens Tomorrow Thanks to State Funding August 23, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Gaetz
- If You Care, You'll Vote August 19, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Gaetz