On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, just three days after commencing the 2021 Special Session B, the Legislature concluded all business geared toward establishing guardrails surrounding COVID mandates.  In all, the legislature passed four bills, HB 1B, HB 3B, HB 5B and HB 7B.  This legislation passed largely along party lines.

The bills have been submitted to the Governor for his consideration.  Governor DeSantis has until November 24, 2021, to act upon the legislation. 

The legislature will resume interim committee meetings, the week of November 29, 2021. No other meetings are scheduled until the Regular Session convenes on January 11, 2022.