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Another legislative session is just about wrapped up. The only remaining business is the passage of the state budget and tax package bills on Sunday afternoon. (According to a joint agreement, the House and Senate are not able to discuss any other items when they reconvene on Sunday.) It has been a long, emotionally exhausting week with many hours on the floor of both chambers dedicated to the passage of HB 7026...
Time is running out...This final week of Florida’s 60-day Legislative Session is the most critical. Many states have their legislative session year-round and things happen at a more “normal” pace. This year, 3,149 bills were proposed during Florida's legislative session and it's only 60 days long – so it is INTENSE!
It has been a very busy week here in Tallahassee as legislators have been working hard to come to an agreement on the state budget (the only bill they are required to pass) and to develop a comprehensive plan to address school safety after the Parkland shooting. Budget conference committees for both the House and Senate are meeting over the weekend and the Senate is in session today to discuss their school safety proposal.
Please call or email the Senate Appropriations Committee and respectfully ask them to leave homeschool private distance learning and tutoring programs alone. The Senate Education Committee recently added a dangerous strike-all amendment to HB 7055, the House’s 2018 omnibus education package.