City of Jacksonville

Duval Legislative Delegation

Mission Statement

The Duval County Legislative Office's mission is to keep the State Legislature informed of the needs of the City of Jacksonville and follow funds and legislation requested by local government agencies, citizens and community organizations of Duval County.

Duval County Legislative Delegation Office History

The Duval County Legislative Delegation Office was established in 1974 as a non-partisan office to serve as the liaison between the delegation members and local governments, community organizations and citizens. Members of the delegation are the two state senators and six state representatives who represent Duval County in the Florida Legislature. Find your Legislator


The office provides support services to the eight delegation members by monitoring legislation and processing local bills and appropriation issues. We schedule and coordinate all delegation meetings and maintain all meeting records and files. The Delegation Office assists the chairman and members of the Duval County legislative delegation prepare for legislative sessions and the meetings of committees and subcommittees of the legislature.

Rules of Procedure

The rules governing the organization and operation of the Duval Legislative Delegation were approved on January 30, 2023, and can be accessed via the following link: 


Bernadette D. Smith
Duval County Legislative Delegation Coordinator
Phone:  (904) 255-5155
117 W. Duval Street, Suite 480
Jacksonville, FL 32202