The Senate will convene on November 20, 2018, for the Organization Session.
9:00 — 10:30 AM
11:00 AM — 12:30 PM
2:00 — 3:30 PM
4:00 — 5:30 PM
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.
2018 Bill Summaries
Summaries of bills that passed the Florida Legislature during the 2018 Legislative Session are available on the 2018 Bill Summaries page.
- Senator Linda Stewart Public Service Announcement Hurricane Maria Evacuees Still Need Homes September 14, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Stewart
- Senator Stewart, Sheriff Demings to Unveil Cutting-Edge Locating Technology for Missing Persons September 6, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Stewart
- South Miami-Dade Job Fair (pdf) August 28, 2018 - Publication by Senator Taddeo
- Senator Taddeo's Extended Office Hours Flyer (pdf) August 28, 2018 - Publication by Senator Taddeo
- Senator Taddeo and Commissioner Levin Cava partners to get South Miami-Dade Back to Work August 28, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Taddeo
- Senator Stewart Calls on Governor Scott to Rescind Executive Orders, Begin Steps to Halt Massive Environmental Destruction August 10, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Stewart
- Senator Annette Taddeo to host extended district office hours on select days August 10, 2018 - Press Release by Senator Taddeo
- Extended Office Hours (pdf) August 6, 2018 - Publication by Senator Stewart