STATE OF FLORIDA et al v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES et al

Filing 58

RULE 7.1(B) CONFERENCE STATEMENT re 57 MOTION clarification and leave (titled as Motion for Clarification of the Court's June 14, 2010 Order and in the Alternative for Leave to Appear as Amicus Curiae and Memorandum in Support) MOTION clarification and leave (titled as Motion for Clarification of the Court's June 14, 2010 Order and in the Alternative for Leave to Appear as Amicus Curiae and Memorandum in Support) by States of Oregon, Iowa and Vermont. (DUBANEVICH, KEITH)

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA PENSACOLA DIVISION STATE OF FLORIDA, by and through Bill McCollum, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, et al., Defendants. CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE 7.1(B) Pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(B), on June 22, 2010, the undersigned conferred with counsel for the plaintiffs, Chesterfield Smith, Jr. of the Florida Attorney General's office. Mr. Smith advised that the plaintiffs opposed the relief requested by the Attorneys General for the States of Oregon, Iowa and Vermont in their Motion for Clarification of the Court's June 14, 2010 Order and in the Alternative for Leave to Appear as Amicus Curiae and Memorandum in Support. Counsel for the defendants, Beth Brinkman, advised that the defendants had no position on the Motion. June 23, 2010 Respectfully submitted, John Kroger Oregon Attorney General Tom Miller Iowa Attorney General William H. Sorrell Vermont Attorney General /s/ Keith S. Dubanevich______ KEITH S. DUBANEVICH 1 Case No.: 3:10-CV-91-RV-EMT FLND Bar Admission Date: 6/07/2010 Oregon State Bar No: 975200 Chief of Staff and Special Counsel Oregon Department of Justice 1162 Court Street NE Salem, OR 97301-4096 Telephone: (503) 378-6002 Facsimile: (503) 378-4017 Email: keith.dubanevich@doj.state.or.us Mark Schantz Iowa State Bar No. 4893 Solicitor General Iowa Attorney General's Office 1305 E. Walnut Street Des Moines, IA 50319 Email: Mark.Schantz@iowa.gov Bridget C. Asay Vermont State Bar No. 3283 Assistant Attorney General Vermont Attorney General's Office 109 State Street Montpelier, VT 05609-1001 Email: BAsay@atg.state.vt.us CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on June 23, 2010, the foregoing document was filed with the Clerk of Court via the CM/ECF system, causing it to be served on all counsel of record. /s/ Keith S. Dubanevich____ KEITH S. DUBANEVICH DM#2110427 2