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Click to open document 07/26/2019 REQUEST-ADVISORY OPINION (ATTY GEN) PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Ashley Moody 487198
07/29/2019 No Fee Required
Click to open document 07/29/2019 ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE Supreme Court Of Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Of Florida FSC
Click to open document 09/23/2019 ORDER-OA&BRIEF SCHED (AG ADVISORY OPIN) The above cases are hereby consolidated, on the Court's own motion, for all purposes. From this date forward, all documents pertaining to the above consolidated cases should be filed electronically through the Florida Court's EFiling Portal using case number SC19-1266 only. Pursuant to the provisions of article IV, section 10, Florida Constitution, and section 16.061, Florida Statutes, the Attorney General of Florida has requested this Court's opinion as to whether the text of the proposed amendment titled "Prohibits Possession of Defined Assault Weapons" complies with article XI, section 3, Florida Constitution, and whether the proposed ballot title and substance comply with section 101.161, Florida Statutes. Section 16.061, Florida Statutes, requires the Attorney General, within thirty days after receipt of the proposed amendment or revision to the State Constitution by initiative petition, to petition this Honorable Court for an advisory opinion regarding compliance of the text of the proposed amendment with article XI, section 3, Florida Constitution, and compliance of the proposed ballot title and substance with section 101.161, Florida Statutes. The full text of the Attorney General's letter is attached hereto as an exhibit and made a part thereof. On September 9, 2019, the Financial Impact Estimating Conference, in accordance with the provisions of section 100.371(5)(a), Florida Statutes, forwarded to the Office of the Attorney General a financial impact statement on the initiative petition. Section 16.061(3), Florida Statutes, provides for this Honorable Court to review the financial impact statement to determine whether it is in accordance with section 100.371, Florida Statutes. IT IS, THEREFORE, the order of the Court that opponents must file their briefs on or before October 14, 2019, and serve a copy thereof on the Attorney General. Proponents must file their answer briefs on or before November 4, 2019. Opponents may file reply briefs on or before November 14, 2019. Briefs submitted will be available on the Court's public online docket at http://onlinedocketssc.flcourts.org/DocketResults/CaseByYear?CaseNumber=1266 &CaseYear=2019. Oral argument is scheduled for 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, February 4, 2020. A maximum of twenty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument. Parties who have filed a response and have asked to be heard may, in the Court's discretion, be permitted to participate in oral argument. **Corrected October 3, 2019, to direct "opponents," rather than "interested parties," to file briefs on or before October 14, 2019.**
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Jeffrey Paul Desousa 110951 Attorney General's Motion for Extension of Time to File Initial Briefs
Click to open document 10/10/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Corey P. Gray 115473 Notice of Appearance of Counsel for Ban Assault Weapons Now
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) PR Kyle A. Casazza BY: PR Kyle A. Casazza Kyle A. Casazza (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) PR Jonathan E. Lowy BY: PR Jonathan E. Lowy Jonathan E. Lowy (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) PR Nathaniel J. Miller BY: PR Nathaniel J. Miller Nathaniel J. Miller (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) PR Christina H. Kroll BY: PR Christina H. Kroll Christina H. Kroll (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)
Click to open document 10/10/2019 MOTION-COUNS PRO HAC VICE (FOREIGN COUNSEL) PR Lindsey Olson Collins BY: PR Lindsey Olson Collins Lindsey Olson Collins (Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence)
Click to open document 10/11/2019 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) The Attorney General's motion for extension of time is granted and all opponents are allowed to and including October 28, 2019, in which to serve the initial briefs on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 10/11/2019 NOTICE-DESIGNATION OF E-MAIL ADDRESSES PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Corey P. Gray 115473
Click to open document 10/11/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP National Shooting Sports Association BY: OP Jason Gonzalez 146854
Click to open document 10/11/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Click to open document 10/11/2019 NOTICE-DESIGNATION OF E-MAIL ADDRESSES PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Click to open document 10/14/2019 ORDER-COUNSEL PRO HAC VICE GR (FOREIGN COUNSEL) The motions to appear pro hac vice filed in the above cause by Kyle A. Casazza, Jonathan E. Lowy, Nathaniel J. Miller, Christina H. Kroll, and Lindsey Olson Collins, on behalf of Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, are hereby granted and counsels' payments of the $100.00 fee required by section 25.241(2)(a), Florida Statutes (2015), were received by this Court on October 10, 2019.
Click to open document 10/14/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PR City of Coconut Creek BY: PR Edward G. Guedes 768103
Click to open document 10/15/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Andy Bardos 822671 BY: OP Andy Bardos 822671 Notice of Appearance on Behalf of the National Rifle Association of America
Click to open document 10/15/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Ashley Hoffman Lukis 106391 BY: OP Ashley Hoffman Lukis 106391 Notice of Appearance on Behalf of the National Rifle Association of America
Click to open document 10/15/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP George T. Levesque 555541 BY: OP George T. Levesque 555541 Notice of Appearance on Behalf of the National Rifle Association of America
Click to open document 10/15/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP Jason Lawrence Unger 991562 BY: OP Jason Lawrence Unger 991562 Notice of Appearance on Behalf of the National Rifle Association of America
Click to open document 10/25/2019 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Amit Agarwal 125637
Click to open document 10/25/2019 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) ATTORNEY GENERAL'S SECOND MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 10/28/2019 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS) The Attorney General's motion for extension of time is granted and all opponents are allowed to and including November 1, 2019, in which to serve the initial brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. All other times will be extended accordingly.
Click to open document 11/01/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP National Shooting Sports Association BY: OP Amber Stoner Nunnally 109281 INITIAL BRIEF OF NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION IN OPPOSITION TO THE INITIATIVE
Click to open document 11/01/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP Andy Bardos 822671 BY: OP Andy Bardos 822671 THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 11/01/2019 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Amit Agarwal 125637 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 11/01/2019 EXHIBITS PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Amit Agarwal 125637 EXHIBIT 1 TO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 11/01/2019 EXHIBITS PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Amit Agarwal 125637 EXHIBIT 2 TO ATTORNEY GENERAL'S INITIAL BRIEF
Click to open document 11/20/2019 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Corey P. Gray 115473 Petitioner's Agreed Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer Brief
Click to open document 11/21/2019 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) The Agreed Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer Brief, filed by Ban Assault Weapons Now, is hereby granted in part. Proponents shall file their answer briefs on or before Friday, December 6, 2019. Opponents may file reply briefs on or before Monday, December 16, 2019. No further extensions of time shall be granted.
Click to open document 12/06/2019 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS PR City of Coconut Creek BY: PR Edward G. Guedes 768103 ANSWER BRIEF OF INTERESTED PARTIES CITY OF WESTON, CITY OF COCONUT CREEK, CITY OF CORAL GABLES, CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE, CITY OF LAUDERHILL, CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, CITY OF MIRAMAR, CITY OF NORTH BAY VILLAGE, CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, CITY OF SAFETY HARBOR, CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI, VILLAGE OF PINECREST, AND TOWN OF SURFSIDE
Click to open document 12/06/2019 APPENDIX-MERIT BRIEF PR City of Coconut Creek BY: PR Edward G. Guedes 768103 APPENDIX TO ANSWER BRIEF OF INTERESTED PARTIES CITY OF WESTON, CITY OF COCONUT CREEK, CITY OF CORAL GABLES, CITY OF FORT LAUDERDALE, CITY OF LAUDERHILL, CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, CITY OF MIRAMAR, CITY OF NORTH BAY VILLAGE, CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, CITY OF SAFETY HARBOR, CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI, VILLAGE OF PINECREST, AND TOWN OF SURFSIDE
Click to open document 12/06/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PR City of Coconut Creek BY: PR Edward G. Guedes 768103 PROPONENT MUNICIPALITIES' REQUEST TO PARTICPATE IN ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/06/2019 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 INITIAL BRIEF OF PROPONENTS BRADY AND TEAM ENOUGH * Stricken on 12/9/19; Corrected brief filed & motion granted 12/9/19 *
Click to open document 12/06/2019 EXHIBITS PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 Exhibit 1
Click to open document 12/06/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT REQUEST TO APPEAR AT ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/06/2019 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Jon Lester Mills 148286 BRIEF OF SPONSOR ON THE MERITS BAN ASSAULT WEAPONS NOW IN SUPPORT OF THE INITIATIVE
Click to open document 12/06/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Jon Lester Mills 148286 REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/09/2019 MOTION-BRIEF AMENDMENT PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE CORRECTED INITIAL BRIEF OF PROPONENTS BRADY AND TEAM ENOUGH
Click to open document 12/09/2019 ANSWER AMD BRIEF-MERITS PR Matthew Triggs 865745 BY: PR Matthew Triggs 865745 CORRECTED INITIAL BRIEF OF PROPONENTS BRADY AND TEAM ENOUGH IN SUPPORT OF THE INITIATIVE
Click to open document 12/09/2019 ORDER-BRIEF AMENDMENT GR Proponents Brady and Team Enough's motion to file corrected brief is granted and said corrected brief was filed with this Court on December 9, 2019. Proponents Brady and Team Enough's brief filed with this Court on December 6, 2019, is hereby stricken.
Click to open document 12/16/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS OP National Shooting Sports Association BY: OP Amber Stoner Nunnally 109281 REPLY BRIEF OF NATIONAL SHOOTING SPORTS FOUNDATION IN OPPOSITION TO THE INITIATIVE
Click to open document 12/16/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT OP National Shooting Sports Association BY: OP Amber Stoner Nunnally 109281 REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE IN ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/16/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Ashley Moody 487198 ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REPLY BRIEF
Click to open document 12/16/2019 EXHIBITS PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: PT Ashley Moody 487198
Click to open document 12/16/2019 REPLY BRIEF-MERITS OP Andy Bardos 822671 BY: OP Andy Bardos 822671 THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S REPLY BRIEF
Click to open document 12/16/2019 APPENDIX OP Andy Bardos 822671 BY: OP Andy Bardos 822671 APPENDIX TO THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S REPLY BRIEF
Click to open document 12/16/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION'S REQUEST TO PRESENT ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/20/2019 NOTICE-SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY PR City of Coconut Creek BY: PR Edward G. Guedes 768103
Click to open document 12/30/2019 MOTION-COUNS WITHDRAWAL PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: WD Edward M. Wenger 85568 MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL
Click to open document 12/30/2019 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Jon Lester Mills 148286 REQUEST TO EXPAND ORAL ARGUMENT
Click to open document 12/31/2019 ORDER-COUNS WITHDRAWAL GR The Motion to Withdraw as Counsel is granted and Edward M. Wenger is hereby allowed to withdraw as co-counsel for Honorable Ashley Moody, Attorney General.
Click to open document 01/02/2020 ORDER-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE GR Proponent Sponsor Ban Assault Weapons Now's motion for expanding time for oral argument scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, 2020, is hereby granted. A maximum of thirty minutes to the side is allowed for the argument.
Click to open document 01/24/2020 NOTICE-COMPLIANCE PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Jon Lester Mills 148286 NOTICE OF PROPONENTS' ALLOTMENT OF TIME
Click to open document 01/29/2020 NOTICE-SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY PT Ban Assault Weapons Now BY: PT Jon Lester Mills 148286 NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY
Click to open document 02/04/2020 NOTICE Jason Jensen BY: Jason Jensen Petitioner's Notice of Memorandum of Hearing February 4th, 2020 * Stricken on 2/4/20 as unauthorized *
Click to open document 02/04/2020 ORDER-STRIKE FILING UNAUTHORIZED The "Notice of Memorandum on Hearing February 4th, 2020," filed by Jason A. Jensen in the above styled case, is hereby stricken as unauthorized
02/04/2020 ORAL ARGUMENT HELD