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Important Florida Legislative Session Dates

2020 SESSION DATES

August 1, 2019 Deadline for filing claim bills (Rule 4.81(2))
November 22, 2019 5:00 p.m., deadline for submitting requests for drafts of general bills and joint resolutions, including requests for companion bills
January 10, 2020 5:00 p.m., deadline for approving final drafts of general bills and joint resolutions, including companion bills
January 14, 2020 Regular Session convenes (Article III, section 3(b), State Constitution) 12:00 noon, deadline for filing bills for introduction (Rule 3.7(1))
February 29, 2020 Motion to reconsider made and considered the same day (Rule 6.4.(4)) All bills are immediately certified (Rule 6.8)
March 3, 2020 50th day – last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings (Rule 2.9(2))
March 13, 2020 60th day – last day of Regular Session (Article III, section 3(d), State Constitution)