Legislative Decisions Affect You
When state legislatures consider amending the laws governing community associations, CAI recommends consideration is first given to well-drafted model statutes that are the product of non-partisan, thoughtful deliberation.
The CAI West Florida Chapter has 2 member delegates of the Florida State Legislative Action Committee who represent the interests of, and provide regular communication to, CAI members and chapters. Those individuals are:
Curtis Hamlin, Esq.
Porges, Hamlin, Knowles & Hawk, P.A.
Douglas Wilson, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
AMI - Advanced Management, Inc. AAMC
Regular sessions of the Florida Legislature begin on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March and continue for 60 consecutive days, which may be extended by a three-fifths vote of each house. Special sessions may be called by the Governor, or may be convened by joint proclamation of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Special sessions may not exceed 20 days, unless extended by a three-fifths vote of each house.
Keep up to date on everything going on in Tallahassee! Click on the image above or go to www.leg.state.fl.us, the Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature, to find out what issues are being considered by our elected officials. Use the website to look up:
Florida Laws and Statutes
Find Your Legislators and Their Contact Information
Track Upcoming Bills and Initiiatives
Click on the State Seals to be directed to the Official Websites for the Florida State Senate and the Florida House of Representatives.