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Click to open document 12/19/2019 REQUEST-ADVISORY OPINION (ATTY GEN) PT Advisory Opinion To The Attorney General BY: OP Jeffrey Paul Desousa 110951
12/20/2019 No Fee Required
Click to open document 12/20/2019 ACKNOWLEDGMENT LETTER-NEW CASE Supreme Court Florida FSC BY: Supreme Court Florida FSC
Click to open document 12/20/2019 ORDER-OA&BRIEF SCHED (AG ADVISORY OPIN) 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 "Adult Use of Marijuana" 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 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. IT IS, THEREFORE, the order of the Court that opponents must file their briefs on or before January 6, 2020, and serve a copy thereof on the Attorney General. Answer briefs from proponents must be filed on or before January 16, 2020. Reply briefs from opponents must be filed on or before January 23, 2020. Briefs submitted will be available on the Court's public online docket at http://onlinedocketssc.flcourts.org/DocketResults/CaseByYear?CaseNumber=2116 &CaseYear=2019. The Court will make a final determination regarding OA at a later date. However, interested parties should be prepared for oral argument during the week of February 3-7, 2020. 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.
Click to open document 01/06/2020 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT Ashley Hoffman Lukis 106391
Click to open document 01/06/2020 NOTICE-APPEARANCE PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541
Click to open document 01/06/2020 NOTICE-APPEARANCE OP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: OP Daniel W. Bell 1008587
Click to open document 01/06/2020 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP Drug Free America Foundation BY: OP Jeremy D. Bailie 118558 Initial Brief of Drug Free America Foundation, Florida Coalition Alliance, National Families in Action, and Smart Approaches to Marijuana, in Opposition to the Initiative
Click to open document 01/06/2020 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS PT Ashley Moody 487198 BY: OP Jeffrey Paul Desousa 110951 Attorney General's Initial Brief
Click to open document 01/06/2020 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP The Florida Senate BY: OP Jeremiah Hawkes 472270 Initial Brief of the Florida Senate; And Bill Galvano, in His Official Capacity as President of the Florida Senate
Click to open document 01/06/2020 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT OP The Florida Senate BY: OP Jeremiah Hawkes 472270 Senate's Request to Participate in Oral Argument
Click to open document 01/06/2020 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP Florida Chamber Of Commerce BY: OP Jason Gonzalez 146854 Initial Brief of Florida Chamber of Commerce, Floridians Against Recreational Marijuana, Save Our Society from Drugs and National Drug-Free Workplace Alliance in Opposition to the Initiative
Click to open document 01/06/2020 INITIAL BRIEF-MERITS OP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: OP Daniel W. Bell 1008587 Initial Brief of the Florida House of Representatives
Click to open document 01/13/2020 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS) PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541 MAKE IT LEGAL, FLORIDA'S MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO FILE SPONSOR'S BRIEF
Click to open document 01/13/2020 MOTION-DISMISS OP The Florida Senate BY: OP Jeremiah Hawkes 472270
Click to open document 01/14/2020 ORDER-OTHER SUBSTANTIVE The sponsor's motion for extension of time is granted and its answer brief must be filed by January 20, 2020. The reply briefs must be filed on or before January 27, 2020. Additionally, the Court has determined that oral argument in this case will not be heard the week of February 3-7, 2020. Another order regarding oral argument will be issued at a later date.
Click to open document 01/21/2020 ANSWER BRIEF-MERITS PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541 Sponsor Make It Legal, Florida's Brief in Support of the Proposed Petition Initiative (Filed on 1/20/2020)
Click to open document 01/21/2020 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541 Make It Legal, Florida's Corrected Certificate of Service
Click to open document 01/22/2020 REQUEST-ORAL ARGUMENT PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541
Click to open document 01/22/2020 MOTION-EXT OF TIME (REPLY BRIEF-MERITS) OP The Florida House Of Representatives BY: OP Daniel W. Bell 1008587
Click to open document 01/23/2020 ORDER-EXT OF TIME GR (REPLY BRIEF-MERITS) Opponents Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate's motion for extension of time is granted and all opponents are allowed to and including February 10, 2020, in which to serve the reply brief on the merits. Multiple extensions of time for the same filing are discouraged. Absent extenuating circumstances, subsequent requests may be denied. **Corrected January 24, 2020, to grant the extension of time to all opponents.**
Click to open document 01/28/2020 RESPONSE PT Make It Legal Florida BY: PT George T. Levesque 555541 Make It Legal, Florida's Response in Opposition to the Florida Senate's Motion to Dismiss