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April 22nd, 2022
Special Session C
Issue No. 55

Special Session has concluded!


3 Bills Passed in Tallahassee!

On April 19th, The Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate began Special Session C to vote on 3 Bills which concluded on April 21st. All three Bills have passed both chambers and have been signed by the Governor on April 22nd.

SB 2-C – Establishing the Congressional Districts of the State

Establishing the Congressional Districts of the State: Adopting the United States Decennial Census of 2020 as the official census of the state for use in redistricting the state’s congressional districts; redistricting the state’s congressional districts in accordance with the United States Decennial Census of 2020 (plan P000C0109); providing for the inclusion of unlisted territory in contiguous districts in accordance with figures from the United States Decennial Census of 2020; specifying that certain electronic maps serve as the official maps of the congressional districts of the state; requiring such maps to be made available to the public by the Office of Economic and Demographic Research within a specified timeframe; requiring actions challenging the state’s congressional districts to be brought in a specific venue; specifying limitations for actions challenging the state’s congressional districts, etc.

SB 4-C – Independent Special Districts

Independent Special Districts: Dissolving certain independent special districts; authorizing the reestablishment of certain independent special districts, etc.

SB 6-C – Social Media Platforms

Social Media Platforms: Revising the definition of the term “social media platform”, etc.

It is an honor to serve as your State Representative. My team and I will continue to listen, work, and legislate on your behalf as we look to the future. God bless you all and God bless the great state of Florida!

The newest member of Team Melo is Matthew Boggan. Matthew will serve as the Legislative Aide for District 80. We’re excited to welcome him to the team.


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