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EO 12-72 | STATE ATTORNEY REASSIGNMENT

STATE OF FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 12-72

WHEREAS, the Honorable NORMAN R. WOLFINGER, State Attorney for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, has advised Governor RICK SCOTT that the death of Trayvon Martin is currently under investigation; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable NORMAN R. WOLFINGER, to avoid appearance of conflict of interest or impropriety, has voluntarily disqualified himself and has requested the executive assignment of another State Attorney with respect to the investigation of this case and all related matters; and

WHEREAS, the Honorable ANGELA COREY, State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, has agreed to accept an executive assignment in this matter; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the State of Florida and of the ends of justice that the Honorable ANGELA COREY discharge the duties of the Honorable NORMAN R. WOLFINGER, pursuant to section 27.14, Florida Statutes.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICK SCOTT, Governor of Florida, in obedience to my solemn constitutional duty to “take care that the laws be faithfully executed,” and pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the State of Florida, issue the following Executive Order, effective immediately:
Section 1
The Honorable ANGELA COREY, State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, referred to as the “Assigned State Attorney,” is assigned to discharge the duties of the Honorable NORMAN R. WOLFINGER, state Attorney for the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, as they relate to the investigation and all matters pertaining to the death of Trayvon Martin.
Section 2
The Assigned State Attorney or one or more Assistant State Attorneys and Investigators, who have been designated by the Assigned State Attorney, shall proceed immediately to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida, and are vested with the authority to perform the duties prescribed herein.
Section 3
All residents of the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit are requested, and all public officials are directed, to cooperate and render whatever assistance is necessary to the Assigned State Attorney, so that justice may be served.
Section 4
The period of this Executive Assignment shall be for one (1) year, to and including March 22, 2013.
Section 5
The Assigned State Attorney shall notify the Governor on or before February 22, 2013, if additional time is required.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the Great Seal of the State of Florida to be affixed at Tallahassee, this 22th day of March, 2012.


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EO 12-279 | STATE ATTORNEY REASSIGNMENT

STATE OF FLORIDA
OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 12-279

WHEREAS, the Honorable ANGELA COREY, State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit of Florida, was previously assigned by Executive Order 12-72 to the Eighteenth Judicial Circuit of Florida to represent the State of Florida concerning an investigation into the death of Trayvon Martin; and

WHEREAS, the Assigned State Attorney has advised the Governor that the duties required by the previous executive assignment have not yet been completed as the cases filed against George Zimmerman and Shellie Zimmerman, as a result of the investigation, are pending; and

WHEREAS, the Assigned State Attorney has further advised the Governor that an extension of this assignment is necessary in order to complete the assigned duties; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the State of Florida and of the ends of justice that the assignment of the Assigned State Attorney be continued with respect to the above matters, pursuant to Section 27.14, Florida Statutes.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RICK SCOTT, Governor of Florida, in obedience to my solemn constitutional duty to “take care that the laws be faithfully executed,” and pursuant to the Constitution and laws of the State of Florida, issue the following Executive Order:
Section 1.
Executive Order 12-72 is reaffirmed and the executive assignment is extended for an additional period of one (1) year, to and including March 22, 2014.
Section 2.
The Assigned State Attorney shall notify the Governor on or before February 14, 2014, if additional time is required.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and have caused the Great Seal of the State of Florida to be affixed at Tallahassee, this 18th day of December, 2012.


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