Monticello, FL asked in Public Benefits for Florida

Q: Under what theory could the governor of a state sue a private bus co. for dropping off passengers in that state?

The state sueing is new York

The bus co.s where contracted

by Texas

The passengers came from south of the boarder (Mexico)

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Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard
  • Freeeport, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: I recently read news article about this lawsuit. This site is for your own legal issues, not general-interest questions. And apparently the suit is based on New York state law, not Florida law. But apparently New York has a statute that allegedly applies in this situation. As I recall, the State of Texas has issued a news release claiming that the statute is in violation of the U.S. constitutional right to interstate travel.

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