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November 18, 2016

CONTACT: Katherine Betta, (850) 487-5229,
LaQuisha Persak, (850) 487-5274

MEDIA ADVISORY: Florida Senate Organization Session

Florida Senate to Convene for the 2016 Organization Session

Tallahassee —

In accordance with Article III, Section 3(a) of the State Constitution, the Organization Session, for the exclusive purpose of organization and selection of officers, is held the fourteenth day following the general election, which will be Tuesday, November 22, 2016. The Senate Organization Session will convene at 10:00 a.m.


During the Organization Session, Senators will vote to elect a President and President Pro Tempore to lead the Senate during the 2016-2018 Legislative Term. Additionally, all 40 Senators will take the Oath of Office and the Senate vote to adopt the Senate Rules and select a Senate Secretary.  The Florida Senate will welcome 20 new Senators and welcome back 20 returning Senators for the coming term.


Organization Session

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: The Florida Senate Chamber

The Capitol

404 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, Florida 32399


Media Availability with President-Designate Negron

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Suite 409

The Capitol

404 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, Florida 32399


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