2020 Organization Session
The Senate convened in Organization Session on November 17, 2020. Senator Wilton Simpson of Spring Hill was elected Senate President and Senator Aaron Bean of Fernandina Beach was elected President Pro Tempore.
The Florida Senate wishes you and those you cherish a joyful and blessed holiday season.
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 2, 2021.
Florida’s Reemployment Assistance Program
If your employment has been negatively impacted as a result of the mitigation efforts in Florida to stop the spread of COVID-19, you may be eligible to receive Reemployment Assistance benefits, formerly known as unemployment compensation.
- The Mayfield Minute with Debbie Mayfield (pdf) November 30, 2020 - Publication by Senator Mayfield
- Senator Jason Pizzo Announces Free Pop-up COVID-19 Testing Site November 30, 2020 - Press Release by Senator Pizzo
- Florida Unemployment Benefits Watch November 30, 2020 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Florida Unemployment Benefits Watch November 28, 2020 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Senate Democratic Leader Gary Farmer Issues Thanksgiving Day Statement November 25, 2020 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Florida Unemployment Benefits Watch November 25, 2020 - Press Release by Minority Office
- Florida Unemployment Benefits Watch November 24, 2020 - Press Release by Minority Office
- President Simpson Appoints Senator Mayfield as Senate Majority Leader (pdf) November 23, 2020 - Publication by President's Office