Ditchmen • NUCA of Florida October 2018 - Page 17

Calendar Set for Organizational Session & Legislative Committee Meetings By Kari Hebrank Executive Vice President NUCA of Florida Newly-elected and returning lawmakers will gather Nov. 20 in Tallahassee for a post-election organizational session, which will feature the “changing of the guards” with House Speaker Jose Oliva (R-Miami Lakes) and Senate President Bill Galvano (R-Bradenton) taking charge of their respective chambers. Lawmakers will quickly return the week of Dec. 11 for committee meetings which will also be held during the weeks of Jan. 7, Jan. 22, Feb. 4, Feb. 11 and Feb. 18. The 2019 Regular Legislative Session commences March 5. ORGANIZATIONAL SESSION: NOV. 20 COMMITTEE MEETINGS: DEC. 11, Jan. 7, Jan. 22, Feb. 4, Feb. 11 & Feb. 18 Regular Legislative Session BEGINS: Mar. 5 OCTOBER 2018 • DITCHMEN 17