MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) — It will be a waiting game Friday in the Florida House.READ MORE: Car Smashed Into Fort Lauderdale Business, Driver Taken To Hospital
A calendar published Wednesday indicates the House will go into session at 6 p.m. Friday.
The move stems from a legal requirement that prevents lawmakers from voting on a new state budget until after 5:37 p.m. Friday.
The new budget was sent to lawmakers at 5:37 p.m. Tuesday, triggering the start of a 72-hour review period.READ MORE: 'Waiting To Get Your Booster Is A Bad Idea': Local Experts Weigh In On Omicron COVID Variant
The House, however, will go into session at 10 a.m. Thursday and can discuss the budget at that time.
The Senate is scheduled to go into session at 9 a.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday.
Lawmakers started a special session June 1st to pass a budget, and leaders finished
negotiations on the nearly $78.7 billion spending plan late Monday night.MORE NEWS: Missing North Miami Beach Teen Jeimy Henrriquez Has Been Found
(The News Service of Florida contributed to this report.)