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2017 Session Important Dates  
The Legislature meets March to May in odd numbered years and January to March in even numbered years.

Interim committee meetings - Weeks of December 5 (House), December 12 (Senate), January 9 & 23, February 6, 13 & 20. All interim committee weeks are for both chambers unless specified otherwise. 

January 27 -      Deadline to submit requests for drafts of general bills and joint resolutions
March 3 -          Deadline to approve final drafts of general bills and joint resolutions
March 7 -          First Day of Session
April 22 -           Bills certified
April 25 -           Last Day for regularly scheduled committee meetings
May 5 -              Last Day of Session

 
As each new Speaker of the House and Senate President takes office, they remake the chamber to focus on their priorities. This often means changes to the committees and which committee covers which topic. To learn more about each, please visit:

Florida House of Representatives; Speaker Richard Corcoran

Florida Senate; President Joe Negron
 
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