Fla. Law Barring Contractors With Cuba Ties Given Final Ax

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 4:23 PM ET) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday made permanent a decision that found a state law barring contractors with business ties to Cuba and Syria from bidding on public contracts runs afoul of the U.S. Constitution, after state officials agreed not to enforce the law.

U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore issued a permanent injunction blocking the Florida Department of Transportation from carrying out the provisions of the so-called Cuba Amendment, which demanded that companies wishing to bid for Florida contracts submit a certification that they do...
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Case Title

Odebrecht Construction, Inc v. Prasad


Case Number

1:12-cv-22072

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Constitutional - State Statute

Judge

K. Michael Moore

Date Filed

June 4, 2012

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