City of Jacksonville



What is the Duval Legislative Delegation?
The Duval Delegation is a coalition of senators and representatives who represent all or portions of Duval County in the Florida Legislature. There are two senators and six representatives in the Delegation.

How many legislators are there statewide?
A total of 160. There are 40 senators and 120 representatives.

When is the legislative session?
The second Tuesday in March in odd-numbered years and the second Tuesday in January in even-numbered years.

How long is the legislative session?
A regular session of the Legislature shall not exceed 60 consecutive days, unless extended by a three-fifths vote of each house.

How do I identify who represents me?
Check out the Florida House of Representative's webpage to learn who your elected officials are. 

What is a (J-Bill) or local bill?
A local bill is legislation that relates or applies to a particular part of the state, such as Jacksonville. Once a local bill becomes law, it is referred to as a special act.

What is a general bill?
A general bill applies to the entire State of Florida. Once a general bill becomes law, it is a assigned a chapter or session law number, which is then incorporated into the Florida Statutes.

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