State Session Information for Florida

Session
2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline
01/14/20

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline
TBD

Begin Date
1/14/2020

Adjournment Date
3/13/2020

Senate Pre-filing Deadline

Senate Bill Introduction Deadline
01/14/20

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline
NONE

Senate Crossover Deadline
TBD


Effective Date
Each law takes effect on the 60th day after adjournment sine die of the session of the Legislature in which it was enacted, or as otherwise provided within the bill.

Comments

Generally, the Florida Legislature convenes each year of its biennium in March and adjourns in June. The legislature normally holds committee meetings in January and February to consider legislation.

Leadership

Governor
Ron DeSantis (R)

House/Assembly Control
73R/47D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Speaker Jose Oliva (R); Majority Leader Dane Eagle (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
President Bill Galvano (R); Majority Leader Kathleen Passidomo (R)

Lieutenant Governor
Jeannette Nunez

Presides Over Senate?
No

Senate Control
23R/17D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Kionne McGhee (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
Minority Leader Audrey Gibson (D)