June 23-27, 2014
Senior 4-H’ers come together to develop their skills debating, analyzing legislation, and speaking publicly all while making new friends and having a whole lot of fun. At this civic education event, youth write bills, then act as lobbyists, Representatives, or Senators to pass the bills through committee and then present, and debate, them on the Capitol House or Senate Floor. They have the opportunity to debate issues and experience the legislative process hands-on while having a great time with their friends! Legislature is traditionally open to Senior 4-H’ers ages 13 to 18 as of September 1 of the current 4-H year.
Writing Bills for 4-H Legislature
Each year, the 4-H Legislature Planning Committee is responsible for developing the bills that will be used at Florida 4-H Legislature. The committee welcomes and invites 4-H members, volunteers and Extension Agents to submit bills and/or ideas for bills.
Preparing for Legislature
- 2013 Legislature Manual 1 - Provides procedures and guidelines for the Florida 4-H Legislature program.
- 2013 Legislature Manual 2 - Bills and Lobby Groups
- 4-H Legislature Adult Orientation Video
- Sources of Information for Bill Research
- Promotional Toolkit – coming soon
- April 10:
Registration Opens Online
- April 30:
Online Registration Closes. Late Registration closes May 7th with late fee.
- June 1:
Participation Form, and Agent
Responsibility Forms Due
- June 9:
Last day for 50% registration fee refund and substitutions.
Residing in Dorman Hall.
Map of FSU campus