Florida Model Legislature House of Representatives
The House Platform
Speaker of the House Matthew Pearson-Dawe and House Clerk Jon Rader are determined to have a fruitful and productive legislative session this year in the House. The House leadership would like to focus on the following issues, as well as those found in the Joint Platform. The Speaker and Clerk are excited for the upcoming legislative session!
This list is only the beginning of what the House Leadership hopes to accomplish this session, working with our Representatives and colleagues in the Senate Chambers, Speaker of the House Matthew Pearson-Dawe and House Clerk Jon Rader are confident this will be the most productive session our legislature has ever seen. If you have any questions about the platform, please feel free to contact the House Leadership.
Being a Representative
At Florida Model Legislature, you can become a representative of the lower house of the Florida Legislature. Serving in this position, you will need to prepare extensively. This includes learning about the Real Florida House of Representatives and how it works with the Real Florida Senate. In addition to this, you must pay particular attention to the Difference between the Real Legislature, and the Model Legislature. Some rules will be different, and you may learn about them on our Resources Page.
In your preparation, you will also need to learn about Florida's system for submitting Bills, and passing them through Committee's. And you will need to learn about Florida Model Legislatures Bills and Committees System.