Legal Updates

DOCS V. GLOCKS The full Eleventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals  heard arguments in the continuing “docs v. glocks” battle over physician rights to discuss firearms possession within patients’ homes on June 21st.  Over the past two years, a three judge panel of the Court has ruled three times in favor of the law. OPEN Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Bills Signed into Law 2/24/16

Governor Rick Scott signed nine bills into law yesterday, including the following: SB 130  Discharging a Firearm –  This bill Prohibits the recreational discharge of a firearm in certain residential areas. SB 158  Identification Cards and Driver Licenses – This bill allows a Floridian with a lifetime fishing, hunting, or boating license to have a symbol Read more about Bills Signed into Law 2/24/16[…]

Legal Issues

GAY MARRIAGE NEWS  The 11th U.S. District Court of Appeals still retains Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s appeal  regarding a U.S. District Judge’s ruling that Florida’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional.  The Court of Appeals has signaled no further action will be taken until the U.S. Supreme Court rules later this year. In 2014, a same Read more about Legal Issues[…]

Legislative Issues

Below is a sampling of some of the 1,210 bills that have been filed as of Tuesday, February 26th. WATER Florida voters overwhelming approved Amendment 1 last fall requiring the State to set aside a portion of funds collected from real estate sales to protect Florida’s natural resources. The Legislature is now tasked with how best Read more about Legislative Issues[…]