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Further Opportunity to Extend Development Orders and Building Permits

by Bilzin Sumberg on

On August 4, 2017, Governor Scott extended the previously declared State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus for the seventh time, affording holders of permits and development orders an expanded opportunity to toll the...more

Florida Governor Extends Deadlines for Development Permits Due to Zika Virus

by Holland & Knight LLP on

An extended opportunity to obtain substantial permit and development order extensions is available as a result of Emergency Orders issued by Florida Gov. Rick Scott because of the Zika virus. To date, holders of certain...more

Oportunidad adicional para extender órdenes de desarrollo y permisos de construcción

by Bilzin Sumberg on

El gobernador Scott extendió recientemente el estado de emergencia declarado en respuesta al virus del Zika, por lo que quienes cuenten con permisos u órdenes de desarrollo urbano tendrán una oportunidad aún mayor de...more

Additional Opportunity to Extend Development Orders & Building Permits

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Governor Scott recently expanded the previously declared State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, allowing holders of permits and development orders an even greater opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise...more

Governor's Zika Virus Orders Extend Deadlines for Development Permits

by Holland & Knight LLP on

An opportunity to obtain substantial permit and development order extensions is available as a result of Emergency Orders issued by Florida Gov. Rick Scott because of the Zika virus. To date, holders of certain development...more

Manatt on Health Reform: Weekly Highlights - May 2017

Florida, Maine and Ohio consider proposals to impose work requirements in Medicaid, Congress continues to debate the AHCA, and the uncertain future of cost-sharing reductions continues to generate concern....more

Testing of Jenex TherOZap™ Device Set to Begin

by Knobbe Martens on

Luminar Media Group recently announced that, after completing development of a working prototype device, the Jenex Corporation has signed an agreement with the Techna Institute at the University Health Network to begin...more

Texas Seeks to Round ‘Em Up – Zika Fears Spread

by Zelle LLP on

Texas Department of State Health Services (“DSHS”) Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt was quoted in an April 7, 2017 news release saying “Zika remains a significant health risk to pregnant women and their babies, and it’s only...more

Oportunidad adicional para una mayor extensión de permisos de construcción y órdenes de desarrollo

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Debido a la reciente declaración del gobernador Scott acerca del estado de emergencia por el virus del Zika, quienes cuenten con permisos y órdenes de desarrollo tienen otra oportunidad para suspender el período restante para...more

Additional Opportunity for Increased Extension of Building Permits and Development Orders: Interested parties must notify issuing...

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Due to Governor Scott's recent expansion of the State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, holders of permits and development orders have another opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the permit...more

Additional Opportunity for Increased Extension of Building Permits and Development Orders

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Due to Governor Scott’s recent expansion of the State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus, holders of permits and development orders have another opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the permit...more

Oportunidad de extender permisos y órdenes de desarrollo urbano durante casi 16 meses

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Quienes cuenten con permisos u órdenes de desarrollo urbano tienen la oportunidad de suspender el período restante para ejercer derechos en virtud del permiso u orden durante casi 16 meses. La Sección 252.363 de los Estatutos...more

Opportunity to Extend Development Orders and Permits for Almost 16 Months

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Holders of permits and development orders have the opportunity to toll the period remaining to exercise rights under the permit or order for nearly 16 months. Section 252.363 of the Florida Statutes permits a tolling of...more

New Executive Order on Zika Virus Extends Tolling Period Available for Certain Development Permits and Approvals

by Akerman LLP on

On June 23, 2016 Governor Scott issued Executive Order 16-149 declaring a state of emergency in certain Florida counties due to the threat posed by the Zika virus. That state of emergency was extended in August and October...more

Extend Development Orders and Building Permits for Almost One Year Due to Zika State of Emergency Extension - Interested parties...

by Bilzin Sumberg on

Governor Scott, for the second time, has extended the State of Emergency issued for the Zika Virus. As a result, holders of development orders and building permits have another opportunity to claim a longer extension. The...more

Opportunism Knocks: The (Likely) Futility Of “ZIKA” Trademark Applications

As an intellectual property attorney, I find the phenomenon of trademark opportunism to be a curious, and sometimes amusing, thing. (I don’t get out much.) As soon as a distinct word, phrase, sound bite, or concept emerges...more

Florida Development Permits Eligible for Extensions Due to Storms and Other Conditions

by Holland & Knight LLP on

In accordance with Section 252.363, Florida Statutes, when the governor declares a state of emergency in Florida, the time to exercise rights under a permit, authorization or development order is tolled and an opportunity to...more

Takeaways from the Admiralty Law Institute-Maritime Law Association 50-Year Reunion

Last week, 425 admiralty and maritime lawyers, law professors, U.S. Coast Guard officers, law students, and maritime industry professionals descended on New Orleans for the Golden Rules: Tulane Admiralty Law Institute and...more

Washington, D.C. Update – October 2016

by Baker Donelson on

In a rush to leave Washington and head home to campaign for reelection, members of Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) avoiding a shutdown and extending federal government operations through December 9. In an effort...more

Governor Scott Extends State of Emergency For Zika Virus, Providing Additional Extension Opportunity for Certain Development...

by Akerman LLP on

This summer Governor Scott issued an emergency declaration applicable to 24 Florida Counties, due to an outbreak of the Zika virus. Florida Statute 252.363 provides an extension for permits and authorizations when the...more

Zika Concerns Highlight Need for Employer Planning

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

As temperatures in the Northeast cool, and the mosquito population disappears until spring, the Zika virus may no longer be on the minds of those who live and work in Pennsylvania. Given that cases of Zika continue to be...more

$1.1 Billion Approved to Fight the Spread of the Zika Virus

by Baker Donelson on

After months of back and forth, Democrats and Republicans reached an agreement to spend $1.1 billion in the fight against the spread of the Zika virus. The bill includes $933 million for domestic efforts through the...more

With Short-Term Government Funding Bill in Place, Congress Adjourns until after Elections

by Reed Smith on

On September 29, 2016, President Obama signed into law HR 5325, which averts a government shutdown by continuing funding for the federal government through December 9, 2016. The legislation also includes $1.1 billion in...more

Zika Virus: What Do Employers Need to Know?

by K&L Gates LLP on

The spread of the Zika virus across South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean as well as locally acquired infections in parts of the United States, raises various issues for employers. On January 22, 2016, the...more

Executive Orders for Zika Virus Provide New Development Approval Extension Opportunity

by Akerman LLP on

This summer Governor Scott issued an emergency declaration applicable to 24 Florida Counties, due to an outbreak of the Zika virus. Florida Statute 252.363 provides an extension for permits and authorizations when the...more

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