The Senate will convene on November 20, 2018, for the Organization Session.
For information on the state response to Hurricane Michael, including important contact information for residents who suffered damages from the storm, please visit FloridaDisaster.org.
Senator Dorothy L. Hukill
September 20, 1946 – October 2, 2018
Senator Hukill was elected to the Florida Senate in 2012 and proudly represented Senate District 14, serving Brevard and Volusia Counties. May she rest in peace.
2018 Florida Statutes
The 2018 Florida Statutes have been published and are now available online.
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act
Senate Bill 7026 represents a comprehensive approach to addressing the issues presented by the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, including firearm and school safety, and community mental health resources.
Excellence in Higher Education
Senate Bill 4 secures the permanent expansion of the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship and includes policy enhancements and funding investments to elevate the prominence of state universities, while preserving access and increasing affordability for Floridians.
Broad-based Tax Relief for Families and Businesses
• Tax Exemptions for Hurricane Recovery
• Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
• Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday
• Lower Business Rent Tax
The 2018-19 General Appropriations Act
The 2018-19 General Appropriations Act prioritizes investments in K-12 and higher education and sets aside $3.3 billion in total reserves.
- A Promise to the Panhandle (jpg) October 16, 2018 - Publication by Senator Taddeo
- Senator Taddeo Joins South Dade Pastorial Alliance to Help Collect Supplies for Victims of Hurricane Michael October 16, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Taddeo
- Visiting Hours in Honor of Senator Hukill (pdf) October 4, 2018 - Publication by President's Office
- STATE SENATOR DAPHNE CAMPBELL HAILS FEDERAL JUDGE RULING TEMPORARILY BLOCKING TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FROM ENDING TPS October 4, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Campbell
- Announcement Regarding the Passing of Senator Dorothy Hukill (pdf) October 2, 2018 - Publication by President's Office
- Statement by President Designate Galvano Regarding the Passing of Senator Hukill October 2, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Galvano
- Statement From Incoming Senate Democratic Leader Audrey Gibson On Passing Of Senator Dorothy Hukill October 2, 2018 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Statement by President Negron Regarding Senator Dorothy Hukill September 28, 2018 - Press Release by President's Office