State Rep. Josie Tomkow headshot

State Rep. Josie Tomkow

Preparing for the start of pre-session meetings in January, House Speaker Chris Sprowls on Friday released committee and subcommittee assignments for House members and named the leaders of subcommittees.

Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, announced committee chairs and other House leaders last month. Among the appointments announced Friday were the leaders of subcommittees that will help craft a state budget.

They are Rep. Josie Tomkow, R-Polk City, as chairwoman of the Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee; Rep. Bryan Avila, R-Miami Springs, as chairman of the Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Rep. Rene Plasencia, R-Orlando, as chairman of the Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee; Rep. Jayer Williamson, R-Pace, as chairman of the Infrastructure & Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee; Rep. Scott Plakon, R-Longwood, as chairman of the Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Rep. Randy Fine, R-Palm Bay, as chairman of the PreK-12 Appropriations Subcommittee; and Rep. Cyndi Stevenson, R-Saint Johns, as chairwoman of the State Administration & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee.

Lawmakers will start holding committee and subcommittee meetings the week of Jan. 11 in advance of the March 2 start of the 2021 legislative session.