Florida Senate Announces 2013 Legislative Session Dates

Sep 12, 2012


The Florida Senate advised today, September 12, 2012, on the following key dates for Florida’s upcoming 2013 Legislative Session:

  • August 1, 2012–Deadline for filing claim bills (Rule 4.81(2))
  • November 20, 2012–Organizational Session Begins
  • March 5, 2013–Regular Session convenes (Article III, section 3(b), Constitution)
  • March 5, 2013 12:00 noon–Deadline for filing bills for introduction (Rule 3.7(1))
  • April 23, 2013–50th day–last day for regularly scheduled committee meetings (Rule 2.9(3))
  • April 29, 2013
    • All bills are immediately certified (Rule 6.8)
    • Conference Committee Reports require only one reading (Rule 4.5(1))
    • Motion to reconsider made and considered the same day (Rule 6.4 (2)(b))
  • May 3, 2013–60th day–last day of Regular Session (Article III, section 3(d), Constitution)


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