Legislative Updates


The Florida State Legislature began their 2015 Legislative Session on March 3, 2015. It will conclude on May 1, 2015.

UWF Legislative Update March 20, 2015

Tracking the Florida State Legislature

Currently, the Legislature is on 48 hour notice. This means that committee chairs and presiding officers are only required to give 48 hours notice of bills being heard in a committee on the floor of each chamber.

For up to date schedules, please visit: 

http://www.flsenate.gov/?Tab=Calendar

or 

http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/HouseCalendar/calendarschedules.aspx

The house and senate also have bill trackers that allow you be informed when a bill status changes. 

You can find this information at: 

https://www.flsenate.gov/Login?referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flsenate.gov%2FTracker

or

http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/MyHouse/login.aspx

Unless you are the registered lobbyist for UWF, you should not use your UWF email address to lobby any legislative members or their staff or advocate for or against any bill or issue. Your UWF email address is a state email and employees are not to use state resources to lobby the legislature. If you choose to lobby for something you believe in, please do so on your personal time and with your own private resources.

Employee Guide to Legislative Communications

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