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Florida Statues and Laws of Florida

Welcome to the Florida Statues and Laws Subject Guide. This guide will provide you the research access to links to the current Florida Legislature, Florida Statues, Florida Laws, and the Florida Constitution. You will also find links to historical Florida Documents to provide a historic perspective on the evolution of Florida Law.  This guide is merely for informational and research purposes, it is not intended to provide legal advice or interpretation of the law. 

The Florida Legislature 

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The Florida Legislature is the legislature of the U.S. State of Florida. It is organized as a bicameral body composed of an upper chamber, the Senate, and a lower chamber, the House of Representatives. Article III, Section 1 of the Florida Constitution, adopted in 1968, defines the role of the legislature and how it is to be constituted. The legislature is composed of 160 state legislators (120 in the House and 40 in the Senate). The primary purpose of the legislature is to enact new laws and amend or repeal existing laws. It meets in the Florida State Capitol building in Tallahassee.

For more information on Florida Statutes, Florida Laws, and the Florida State Constitution see: 

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The 2023 Regular Session runs from March 7th to May 5th, 2023

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