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STATE of FLORIDA GOVERNMENT:
 

Everything in State of Florida Government, Legislature and other governmental business.  Go to website below to find out legislation and other business.

www.myflorida.com

Governor:  Rick Scott (R)

How to contact YOUR Legislator (email, mail or call)

The Legislative Branch has:

40 Senators:           www.flsenate.gov 
                                
Senate President:  Don Gaetz (R) - Niceville
                                 Senate Minority Leader:  Christopher L. "Chris" Smith (D) - Oakland Park 
                                 Senate Committees: Senate Committees link

120 House of Representatives:       www.myfloridahouse.com
                                House Speaker:  Will W. Weatherford (R) - Wesley Chapel
                                House Minority Leader:  Perry E. Thurston, Jr (D) - Ft. Lauderdale
                                House Committees: House Committees link

Another web site to find your State Legislators Senators & House:  www.leg.state.fl.us

The 2013 regular Legislative Session begins: March 5
Session ends:  May 3

2011 Suicides-Homicides Stats in Florida by County Handout [click here]
(latest statistics available)

Before contacting you Senator or Representative it is suggested you review:
ADVOCACY GUIDE: A Brief Guide [click here] (6 pgs PDF)
Prepared by the Florida  Council for Community Mental Health
 

Florida BILLTrack:
[click here to see how an Idea becomes Law]

2011 Florida Legislative Session:
You can follow the progress of the bills by clicking on the Bill links below:
Also, please contact your State Legislature for support and co-sponsorship - see above to find them

No bills currently submitted with relation to Suicide, Depression or Bullying (12/9/10)
 


State of Florida  AGENCIES:
that have a partnership interest in Suicide Prevention, Awareness and Intervention
www.myflorida.com

 

DCF Children & Families www.dcf.state.fl.us
DOE Education www.fldoe.org
DEA Elder Affairs http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us
DFS Financial Services www.fldfs.com
DOH Health www.doh.state.fl.us
AHCA Health Care Administration www.fdhc.state.fl.us/index.shtml
DJJ Juvenile Justice www.djj.state.fl.us
FDLE Law Enforcement www.fdle.state.fl.us


U.S. Government:
 

Contact your U.S. Congress:

www.congress.org

U.S. Congress (FLORIDA Members)
     U.S. Senators (2)                                     www.senate.gov
     U.S. House of Representatives (25)     www.house.gov

Agencies:
Department of Health & Human Services:  www.dhhs.gov
    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): www.samhsa.gov
   
National Institutes of Health (NIH): www.nih.gov
Department of Education:  www.ed.gov

Another site to explore:       www.vote-smart.org
 

Legislative Information:  http://thomas.loc.gov

Track the U.S. Government Legislation and issues:

bulletText and Status of Legislation
bulletCongressional Record
bulletCommittee Information and Reports
bulletHistorical Documents
 

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