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2023 Florida Legislative Recap

jason rodriguez melissa meshilBy: Jason Rodriguez (Director of Government Relations, Baycare) & Melissa Meshil (Local Government Relations Manager, HCA Healthcare)

Legislative Co-Chairs, St. Petersburg Chamber



2023 St. Pete/Clearwater Days in Tallahassee

The theme of the 2023 Legislative Session was Big Budget and Big Policy.  St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce approved a comprehensive Legislative Agenda ahead of the session, results are indicated below as either passed, defeated or not addressed.  


"By the Numbers"

  • 1,872 Bills and Proposed Committee Bills Filed
  • 2,674 Amendments Filed
  • 3,229 Votes Taken
  • 46 Floor Sessions
  • 356 Bills Passed by Both Chambers


Chamber Priority: Education


Chamber Priority: Health & Wellness

Chamber Priority: Housing & Transportation

Chamber Priority: Business & Economic Development

Chamber Priority: Sustainability & Resiliency

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