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Florida Legislative History Chart: Home

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Bills

Electronic
Online Sunshine (free web)  Full text of Senate and House Bills, 1998 to the present
Florida Law Online (free web) Full text of Senate and House Bills, 1998 to the present
Legal Databases

Westlaw, Current session’s bills in Florida Proposed Legislation (Bills)

Westlaw, Bills from 2005 in Florida Historical Proposed Legislation (Bills)

Lexis, Full text of Senate and House Bills, 1991 to the present

Print
FSU Law Research Center

House bills, 1972 to 2004

Senate bills, 1972 to 2003

FSU Strozier Library House and Senate bills, 1965 & 1971-1997
State Library &
Archives of Florida

House bills found in House Committee Records, 1969 to the present

Historical Senate bills, 1845 to 1927

Senate bills found in House Committee Records, 1964 to the present

Bill History

Electronic

Online Sunshine Citator

(free web)

Final Legislative Bill Information (Select the session, then Final Legislative Bill Information Book)

History of House bills, 2001 to present (Select the session, then House Histories)

History of Senate bills, 1998 to present (Select the session, then Senate Histories)

Legal Databases

Westlaw, histories for current bills

Westlaw, histories for past bills, 2005 to last full session

Lexis, 1989 to present

Print

FSU Law Research Center

(Call No.: KFF date Z2)

Florida Legislative Service, 1949-1963

History of Legislation, 1969-1987

Final Legislative Bill Information, 1987-2011

FSU Strozier Library

Florida Legislative Service, 1949-1971

History of Legislation, 1967-1987

Final Legislative Bill Information, 1988-2011

State Library &
Archives of Florida

Florida Legislative Service, 1949-1971

History of Legislation, 1967- 1987

Final Legislative Bill Information, 1987 to present

Bill Summaries

Electronic

FSU Digitized Legal Collection

(free web)

Summaries of General Legislation,1970-1994 (both House and Senate) 

Official Sites of Florida Legislature (free web)

Senate Bill Summaries, 1997 to present

House Bill Summaries, 1998 to present

Legal Databases

Westlaw, Bill histories for current bills

Westlaw, Bill histories for past bills, 2005 to last full session

Lexis, Bill histories, 1989 to present

Print
FSU Law Research Center

Florida Legislative Service, 1949-1963

Digest of General Laws, 1967-2010

Summary of General Legislation, 1970-1994

State Library &
Archives of Florida

Florida Legislative Service, 1949-1971

Summary of General Legislation, 1970-1994

House Session Summaries, online from 2003 to the present

Senate Summary of Legislation Passed, online from 1997 to the present

Journals

Electronic

Official Sites of the Florida Legislature ‚Äč(free web)

House journals, 1997 to present

Senate journals, 1839 to present

Florida Law Online (free web) House and Senate journals, 1998 to present
Legal Databases

Westlaw, House and Senate journals, 1998 to present

LLMC, House journals, 1839 to 1990

LLMC, Senate journals, 1839 to 1988

Print
FSU Law Research Center

House journals, 1860, 1897 to the present

Senate journals, 1897 to present

FSU Strozier Library

House journals, selective years between 1852 to 2017

Senate journals, 1868 to 2018

State Library &
Archives of Florida

House journals, 1845 to present

Senate journals, Territorial and State Senate, 1839 to1911

Staff Analysis

Electronic
Official Sites of the Florida Legislature (free web)

House bills, 1998 to present

Senate bills, 1998 to present

Legal Databases

Lexis, 2005 to present (limited 2001-2004)

Westlaw, 1998 to present

FSU Digitized Legal Collections

(free web)

Selected Florida legislation,1971 to 1997
Print
FSU Law Research Center

Compilation of Committee Staff Analyses (microfiche), 1988 to 1996

State Library &
Archives of Florida
Compilation of Committee Staff Analyses (microfiche), 1988 to 1997

Committee Reports

Print
State Library &
Archives of Florida

House Committee Reports, 1969 to present

House Committee Reports, 1988 to 1994

Senate Committee Reports, 1964 to present

Committee Hearings

Electronic
Official Sites of the Florida Legislature (free web) Senate hearings (audio & video), last two sessions
Print
State Library &
Archives of Florida

House Committee hearings (audio), 1968 to two years from present

Senate Committee hearings (audio), 1969 to two years from present

Floor Debates

Print
State Library &
Archives of Florida

House floor debates (audio), 1961 to present

Senate floor debates (audio), 1974 to two years from present

Governor's Message

Electronic
Legal Databases Westlaw, Florida Legislative History: Governor's Messages, 2000 to present

Florida Governor's Office

Bill signing statements, current governor
(exact URL may change with administration)

Laws of Florida

Electronic
Florida Department of State

Territorial laws, 1822 to 1845

Laws of Florida, 1845 to 1996

Laws of Florida, 1997 to present

Legal Databases

HeinOnline, Session and territorial laws, 1822 to year before present

LLMC, 1822 to 1959

Lexis Session Laws, 1987 to present

Westlaw Historical Session Laws, 1987 to present

Westlaw Session Laws, most current year

Print
FSU Law Research Center

Territorial laws, 1822 to 1845

Laws of Florida, 1845 to present

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