The Senate will convene on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, for the 2017 Regular Session.
2016 Organization Session
The Senate convened in Organization Session on November 22, 2016. Senator Joe Negron of Stuart was elected Senate President and Senator Anitere Flores of Miami was elected President Pro Tempore.
2016-2018 Senate Rules
On November 22, 2016, Senators unanimously adopted rules to govern the proceedings of Senate during the 2016-2018 Legislative Term.
2016 - 2017 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, March 7, 2017.
- Florida State Senator Randolph Bracy Selected Chair of Criminal Justice Committee December 9, 2016 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Senator Bradley Files Legislation to Protect Right to Self Defense December 8, 2016 - Press Release by Majority Office
- Senator Bradley Files Legislation To Protect Right To Self Defense December 8, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Bradley
- Senator Jeff Brandes Files Amendment 4 Implementation Bill December 1, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Brandes
- President Negron Appoints Senator Simpson Majority Leader, Senator Stargel Deputy Leader November 29, 2016 - Press Release by Majority Office
- Hillsborough County Annual Legislative Delegation Meeting to be held on December 16 November 29, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Lee
- Senator Tom Lee Files Joint Resolution to Continue Limit on Property Tax Assessment Increases November 28, 2016 - Press Release by Senator Lee
- Senator Joe Negron Unanimously Elected Senate President November 22, 2016 - Press Release by President's Office