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Table Of Contents

1. CAPITALIZATION
1.1 Particular Persons, Places, or Things
1.2 Headings and Titles
1.3 Acts, Laws, Bills, Treaties, Constitutions
1.4 Government Entities
2. ABBREVIATIONS
2.1 In Text
2.2 In Footnotes and Citations
3. LEGISLATIVE MATERIALS
3.1 Typeface of Legislative Materials
3.2 Florida Legislative Journals
3.2.1 Uses of Journals
3.2.2 Limitations
3.2.3 In Text
3.3 Legislative Bill Information Publications
3.3.1 Introduction
3.3.2 In Text
3.3.3 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
3.4 Committees, Subcommittees, and House Councils
3.5 Joint Legislative Committees
3.6 Legislative Staff Analyses and Fiscal Notes
3.6.1 Staff Analysis
3.6.3 Fiscal Notes
3.6.4 Short Forms: Use of “Hereinafter”
3.7 Official Legislative Branch Reports or Publications
3.7.4 Location
3.7.5 Short Forms: Use of “Hereinafter”
3.7.6 Conference Committee Reports
3.8 Recordings of Legislative Proceedings
3.8.1 House or Senate Formal Proceedings
3.8.2 Committee Proceedings
3.8.3 Short Forms: The Use of “Hereinafter”
3.9 Transcripts of Legislative Proceedings
3.9.1 Basic Form
3.9.2 Unusual Pagination
3.11 Official Legislative Rules
3.11.1 In Text
3.12 Identifying Information for Legislators
3.12.1 General Rule
3.12.3 Former Legislators
3.12.4 Committee Heads
4. BILLS
4.1 Introduction of a Bill
4.2 Passage of a Bill
4.3 Passed Bills
4.3.1 In Text
4.3.4 Bills Without Numbered Sections
4.4 Parentheticals
4.4.2 Specific Version of a Bill
4.5 Titles of Bills
4.5.1 Location of Title on Bill
4.5.2 In Text
4.6 Subdivisions of Statutes and Bills
4.7 Proposed Committee Bills
4.7.1 In Text
4.8.1 In Text
4.9 Appropriations Bills
4.9.1 General Information
5. FLORIDA STATUTES
5.1 Authority
5.2 Chapters
5.3 Sections
5.4 In Text
5.5 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
5.5.2 Sections
5.5.3 Entire Chapter
5.6 Year of a Statute
5.6.1 In Text
5.6.2 In Footnotes
5.7 Historical Reference
5.7.1 Repeal
5.7.2 Amendment
5.8 Name of a Statute
5.9 Form for Quotation of Statutes
5.9.1 Basic Form of Statutes
5.9.2 Form of Block Quotation: Complete Quotation
5.9.3 Form of Block Quotation: Incomplete Quotation
5.9.4 Quoting Further Internal Subdivisions
6.3 Chapter Numbers
6.4 Section Numbers
6.5 Sections of Acts
6.5.1 Subsections of Acts
6.6 Names of Acts
6.6.1 In Text
6.6.2 Short Forms
6.6.3 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
6.7 Short Forms
6.7.1 Use of “Id.”
6.7.2 Other Acceptable Short Citation Forms
6.8 Parenthetical Indicating Statutory Change
6.8.1 General Rule
6.8.2 Creation of New Statutes: “To Be Codified At”
6.8.4 Amending Existing Law
6.8.5 Amending and Recodifying Existing Law
6.8.6 Reenacting Law
7. FLORIDA CONSTITUTIONAL MATERIALS
7.1 In Text
7.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
7.3 Annotations
7.4 Proposed Constitutional Amendments
8. EXECUTIVE BRANCH MATERIALS
8.1 Executive Orders
8.1.1 Basic Form
8.2 Executive Veto
8.3 Executive Departments
8.3.1 In Text
8.3.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
8.4 Florida Attorney General Opinions
8.4.1 In Text
8.4.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
8.5 Florida Administrative Code
8.5.1 In Text
8.6Florida Administrative Weekly
8.6.1 In Text
8.6.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
8.7 Public Employees Relations Commission Decisions
8.7.1 In Text
8.8 Florida Public Service Commission Decisions
8.8.1 In Text
8.8.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
8.9 Decisions of All Other Agencies
8.9.1 Florida Administrative Law Reporter
8.9.2 Florida Environment and Land Use Reporter
8.10Florida Administrative Practice Manual
8.10.1 In Text
8.10.2 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
9. JUDICIAL BRANCH MATERIALS
9.1 Rules
9.2 Published Reports
9.3 Unpublished Minutes
9.4 Administrative Orders
9.5 Identifying Information for Judges
9.6Florida Bar Journal
10. FLORIDA CASES
10.1 Official Reporter
10.2 Unofficial Reporter
10.3 Courts
10.4 In Footnotes or Stand-Alone Cites
10.5 Court Orders
11. MISCELLANEOUS REFERENCES
11.1 Correspondence
11.2 Interviews
11.3 Press Releases
11.4 Location Parentheticals
11.4.2 Committee That Wrote Document
11.4.3 Florida State Archives
11.4.4 Legislative Library
11.4.5 State Library
11.4.6 Law Reviews and Journals
11.4.7 Other Forms
11.5 Florida Newspapers
11.6 Florida Law School Publications
12. INTERNET CITATIONS
Table 2. Citation Abbreviations: Legislation
Table 4. Citation Abbreviations: Rules
Table 5. Common Citation Abbreviations
Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.800
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