Sine Die: 6:02 p.m.
House Sergeant-at-Arms Earnie Sumner (left) and Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Don Severance, drop their hankies in the fourth floor rotunda in the traditional Sine Die ceremony. [Times photo | Scott Keeler]
After reluctantly passing the Senate's version of a bill to cover autism, the House has adjourned. The 2008 legislative session is over.
"It has been an honor and a privilege to serve with each of you," House Speaker Marco Rubio said, hoisting a cup of Cuban coffee.