Legislative Affairs


The Florida Engineering Society promotes and defends the professional interests of all engineers in the state of Florida. To do so, we maintain a strong and effective voice with the legislature. If you are interested in learning more about how to become involved, please contact Samantha Hobbs, Government Affairs Coordinator.



Special Session

Special Session B Report
Week 1, August 10-14


2015 Special Session B – The Sine Die Edition
Week 2, August 17 – 21, 2015

Special Session 2015C on Senate Redistricting

The Florida Legislature will conduct Special Session 2015 C from October 19, 2015, through November 6, 2015, to enact a new map for Florida's Senate districts. Special Session C was arranged to coincide with two previously scheduled interim committee weeks to reduce additional time and expense associated with travel to Tallahassee. 




Professional Engineer Legislative Days

Hosted by the Florida Engineering Society and the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers

November 17-18, 2015

Event Schedule


Hotel Accommodations

Hotel Duval - 415 North Monroe Street 

Room Reservations      
$139 + tax/night   - Parking - $6/day valet parking only

Limited rooms are available.  The cut of date is 11/2/15 or until the room block is full.

Coming in October - Event Registration


The 2016 Regular Legislative Session will convene on Tuesday, January 12, 2016.  Please be advised the schedule for interim committee meetings of the Florida Legislature are as follows:


  • Wednesday, September 16 through Friday, September 18

  • Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 9

  • Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23

  • Monday, November 2 through Friday, November 6

  • Monday, November 16 through Friday, November 20

  • Monday, November 30 through Friday, December 4



Guidelines for an FES Chapter Legislative Event


PE Magazine features Florida professional engineers and their advocacy efforts in the legislature.