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Legislative Priorities

2021 Legislative Priorities

2021 Legislative Session


The 2021 session begins March 3 and ends April 30.


More information will be coming about LEAD 2021

​​​​​​​Each year, the NASW-FL Board of Directors approves its overall advocacy agenda. This agenda is a broad perspective of our overall goals for the session and what we stand for as an association. Later, as bills are filed with the Florida Legislature, this agenda will be our guide for what bills to support or oppose. It also helps direct our action when the Governor’s office or other executive agencies create new policies that impact our profession or our clients.​​

Response to the Court Ruling Overturning the Ban on Conversion Therapy

NASW-FL has issued a statement on a recent court ruling overturning a ban on conversion therapy for children under 18. We expect legislation banning conversion therapy to be introduced this session in the Florida Legislature.

NASW-FL will support this legislation as outlined in our 2021 Legislative Priorities. A special thanks to NASW members Allan Barsky, PhD, MSW and Fabio A. Naranjo, PhD, MSW for their input on the statement.



To contact your legislator about bills NASW-FL is following, please click here and you will be taken to the NASW-FL Advocacy website.

You will be able to:
  • Look up your elected officials; 
  • Take action on current legislation;
  • Review legislation NASW-FL is following this session;  and
  • Find out state-specific election information.

This is your legislative action center.



LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY