On June 1, 2016, the Committee to Ban Fracking in Michigan filed a lawsuit against the state on the unconstitutionality of time limitations on signature-gathering.
The attached exhibits of our complaint can be downloaded separately:
Exhibit 1, Exhibit 2, Exhibit 3, Exhibit 4, Exhibit 5, Exhibit 6, Exhibit 7, Exhibit 8, Exhibit 9, Exhibit 10, Attachment 1, Attachment 2, Exhibit 11, Exhibit 12, Exhibit 13, Exhibit 14, Exhibit 15, Exhibit 16
On June 22, the State filed a motion and brief for summary disposition. You can read them, below:
We filed our response to their motion on July 8. You can read it here:
On August 8, 2016, Judge Stephen Borrello, Court of Claims, held that the case was not yet "ripe."
August 8, 2016 Decision by Judge Stephen Borrello
On September 23, 2016, Committee to Ban Fracking filed its first brief in the Court of Appeals fighting the ripeness decision.
On November 12, 2016 we filed a reply brief.