Second Committee Week for legislature begins today
Don't leave yourself in the dark regarding what is being discussed, advanced or shelved this week. Schedules, meeting packets, speakers appearing before the committees and an archived audio are all just a click away.
The meeting schedule for the Florida House can be found on the House homepage.
A complete list of all the Florida House committees can be found here.
Click on the committee name. This will show you the names and photographs of all committee members. Here is an example using the Judiciary Committee.
On the right side of the page there is a list of information options.
The meeting packet information is basically a discussion agenda for that
particular meeting. Each link in this sidebar tab contains useful information.
Florida Senate committees can be found here at the Florida Senate website.
The Senate graphics differ from the House. When you click on a Senate committee by name the page will appear as in the photo shown below.
The committee week schedule can be found here on the calendar page.
You have to click on each committee member's name to see more information about them.
The schedule and meeting packet information is at the bottom of the page.
Committee weeks lay the foundation for the formal legislative session. They the actual start of the session despite what is on the formal calendar. Make your voice heard now. Waiting for the "official" start of the session may be too late.
2022 SESSION DATES August 1, 2021 Deadline for filing claim bills (Rule 4.81(2))
December 3, 2021 5:00 p.m., deadline for submitting requests for drafts of general bills and joint resolutions, including requests for companion bills
January 7, 2022 5:00 p.m., deadline for approving final drafts of general bills and joint resolutions, including companion bills
January 11, 2022 Regular Session convenes (Article III, section 3(b), State Constitution) 12:00 noon, deadline for filing bills for introduction (Rule 3.7(1))
February 26, 2022 Motion to reconsider made and considered the same day (Rule 6.4(4)) All bills are immediately certified (Rule 6.8)
March 1, 2022 50th day – last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings (Rule 2.9(2)) March 11, 2022 60th day – last day of Regular Session (Article III, section 3(d), State Constitution
Andrew Nappi is the original Florida Tenth Amendment Center state director. Nappi was blessed to be able to work with Michael Boldin in those early days and has remained passionate about state nullification and the duty to resist federal over reach.