The Office of Governmental Relations is responsible for championing and advocating education policies set by the Governor, the State Board of Education, and the Commissioner of Education, before the Florida Legislature.
Legislative Update Presentation
2016 Legislative Update Presentation - Full Color (PDF)
This presentation highlights legislation passed during the 2016 regular legislative session.
- 2016 Legislative Update Presentation - Webcast
Legislative Implementation Overview
2016 Legislative Implementation Overview Chart (PDF)
This chart represents the legislative bills that have passed during the 2016 regular legislative session that affect and/or have an impact on Education. Included in this chart is a link to the final bill text/Chapter law and the DOE bill summary (if available). Located under the Additional Information section is DOE contact information and other DOE notifications/documents related to that legislation. This document represents bills passed by the Florida Legislature during the 2016 regular legislative session, and the action taken by the Governor.
School District Actions as a Result of Legislation Enacted in 2016
The department has compiled the attached chart outlining district actions as a result of legislation enacted in 2016.
2016 Legislative Review Book (PDF)
This book contains summaries of education-related legislation, passed during the 2016 regular legislative session.
2016 Economic Security Report
- 2016 Economic Security Report – Executive Summary (PDF)
- 2016 Economic Security Report – Full report (PDF)
Director, Governmental Relations
325 W. Gaines St. Suite 1520
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400