The 2019 Regular Session has adjourned Sine Die.
2019-2020 General Appropriations Act
The balanced budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 increases K-12 education funding by $783 million, increases the total state investment in Hurricane Michael recovery to $1.8 billion, invests $686.8 million in water quality and protection, and replenishes reserves to $3.4 billion in total state reserves.
HB 7123 offers tax savings for families preparing for the upcoming Hurricane Season and the 2019-2020 School Year, lowers the business rent tax, and provides tax relief benefits for hurricane recovery.
Hurricane Michael Recovery
The 2019-2020 General Appropriations Act includes comprehensive long-term recovery funding that brings the total state investment in Hurricane Michael Recovery to $1.859 Billion.
2019 Bill Summaries
Summaries of bills that passed the Florida Legislature during the 2019 Legislative Session are available on the 2019 Bill Summaries page.
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 14, 2020.
2018-2020 Senate Rules
On November 20, 2018, Senators unanimously adopted rules to govern the proceedings of Senate during the 2018-2020 Legislative Term.
- President Galvano Appoints Leader Gibson to the Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee July 15, 2019 - Press Release by President's Office
- The Mayfield Minute: Space Coast Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Mission (pdf) July 15, 2019 - Publication by Senator Mayfield
- President Galvano Appoints Senators Benacquisto and Stewart to the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission July 12, 2019 - Press Release by President's Office
- Senator Randolph Bracy Paves Way for Consideration of Racial & Ethnic Impact Data in Florida Senate July 11, 2019 - Press Release by Senator Bracy
- Senator Linda Stewart Urges Orlando and Orange County Mayors to Join South Miami In Sanctuary City Lawsuit July 11, 2019 - Press Release by Senator Stewart
- The Mayfield Minute with Senator Debbie Mayfield (pdf) July 8, 2019 - Publication by Senator Mayfield
- Senator Lauren Book Reacts to Arrest, Indictment of South FL Serial Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein: July 8, 2019 - Press Release by Senator Book
- President Galvano Names Senator Broxson Chair of the Florida Defense Support Task Force June 28, 2019 - Press Release by President's Office