2013 Pre-Session Legislative Report
Florida Legislative Session
March 5 – May 3, 2013
The Florida Conference of Catholic Bishops has released its Pre-Session Legislative Report identifying proposed legislation closely followed by the Conference. Bills are listed by the advocacy areas of Life and Death, Social Concerns, Health, Education, and Other.
What to expect from FLCAN during the legislative session
As a member of the Florida Catholic Advocacy Network (FLCAN), you will receive directly from the bishops of Florida public policy office important information and updates throughout the 60-day Florida Legislative Session.
During the session, the legislative report is updated daily with action taken by the legislature on previously identified bills and any additional bills of concern. To view an updated report at any time during the legislative session, visit: http://www.flaccb.org/reportssummaries/2013/legislativereport.php
Weekly Summaries – Beginning Friday, March 8
Each Friday afternoon, FLCAN members will receive a summary of significant legislative action and other activity at the capitol involving issues of human life and dignity in our state.
Calls for Action
As priority bills move through the legislative process, alerts will ask FLCAN members to take action by contacting their state lawmakers with important messages on specific bills. By sending the right message at the right time, you can contribute to the outcome of significant legislation.
Catholic Days at the Capitol – Register Today
March 19-20, 2013
Depending on your diocese, there may still be time to register for Catholic Days at the Capitol. While in Tallahassee, participants attend a legislative briefing, conduct visits with legislators, enjoy lunch with the bishops of Florida and lawmakers, and participate in the Red Mass of the Holy Spirit.