Amendments to the Rules of Appellate Procedure.
The Appellate Court Rules Committee invites comment on the proposed
fast track, out-of-cycle amendment to the Florida Rules of Appellate
Procedure shown below. The full text of the proposal can be found at the
Bar's Web site at www.flabar.org. Interested persons have until
December 15, to submit comments to Siobhan H. Shea, Chair, P.O. Box
2436, Palm Beach 33480-2436. Under the ACRC's Fast-Track Internal
Operating Procedure a majority of the ACRC's Executive Subcommittee must approve the proposal, and unless a minium of one-third of the full
ACRC opposes it, the proposal must be submitted to the Florida Supreme
Court. The tally below reflects this procedure.
RULE/FORM VOTE EXPLANATION
9.140(c)(1) 60-5 * Creates a new subdivision (L) to conform to the
creation of section 775.08435(3), Florida
Statutes, by Chapter 2004-60, Laws of Florida,
which allows for state appeals from orders
withholding adjudication in criminal cases.
Reletters subsequent subdivisions to reflect new
* 32 affirmative votes, 28 members did not respond and according to the
ACRC IOP are considered affirmative votes, and 5 opposed.