Beyond Schoolhouse Rock: Navigating Florida’s Legislative Maze
The Florida Legislature is charged with creating and amending the laws of Florida, subject to the governor’s veto power. Legislators propose legislation in the form of bills drafted by a nonpartisan, professional staff. The bills are filed, move through the committee maze and are amended, before finally making it to the chambers floor. This is only a small part of the story. Learn the detailed and sometimes complicated process of what it takes to turn a good idea into a law in Florida.