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TALLAHASSEE, FLA. 3/6/18-Lobbyists wait in the fourth floor rotunda for bills to start moving during the final week of the regularly scheduled legislative session. COLIN HACKLEY PHOTO

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Senate, House outline committee schedules

Moving toward the March start of the annual Legislative Session, the Senate will spread committee meetings over four days during the week of Jan. 7, while the House will hold meetings over three days, according to calendars posted online.

The Senate will start holding meetings the afternoon of Jan. 7 and finish Jan. 10. It will take off the morning of Jan. 8 as Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis is inaugurated. The schedule includes a meeting of the Senate Appropriations Committee on Jan. 10.

Meanwhile, the House will start with an Appropriations Committee meeting on Jan. 8 before taking a break during the inauguration festivities. It will resume meetings during the afternoon of Jan. 8 and continue until Jan. 10.

Lawmakers will hold a series of committee meetings in January and February to start taking up issues in advance of the March 5 start of the Legislative Session.

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