The Senate will convene on January 9, 2018, for the 2018 Regular Session.
9:00 — 10:30 AM
11:00 AM — until completion
3:00 — 5:00 PM
For information on the state response to Hurricane Irma, including important contact information for residents who suffered damages from the storm, please visit FloridaDisaster.org.
Excellence in Higher Education
During the 2018 Legislative Session, the Senate is proposing policy enhancements and funding investments to elevate the prominence of state universities, while preserving access and increasing affordability for Floridians.
Interim Committee Meetings
The Interim Committee Meeting Schedule (PDF) is available. Weekly schedules and meeting notices will be posted prior to the meetings. The Regular Session convenes on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
- Florida Senator Dana Young Files Key Legislation to Address Citizen Concerns for the 2018 Legislative Session October 20, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Young
- Senator Farmer issues statement on racist speaker at the University of Florida October 19, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Farmer
- SENATOR DAPHNE CAMPBELL FILES BILL TO ADD NEW PROTECTIONS FOR FLORIDA PATIENTS IN MEDICAL FACILITIES October 19, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Campbell
- This Week in the Florida Senate: October 9 - 13, 2017 (pdf) October 13, 2017 - Publication by Majority Office
- Senate Democrats Call for Apology from GOP Senator Defending Nursing Home at Center of 14 Deaths October 12, 2017 - Press Release by Minority Office
- SENATOR FARMER’S STATEMENT ON NURSING HOME COMMENTS BY SENATOR BAXLEY October 12, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Farmer
- Statement from Senator Dennis Baxley Regarding Nursing Home Regulations October 12, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Baxley
- Senator Aaron Bean Named 2017 Senator of the Year by The Able Trust October 10, 2017 - Press Release by Senator Bean