Sissel v. Dep’t of Health & Human Services

Petition for certiorari denied on January 19, 2016
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-543 D.C. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: (1) Whether the Affordable Care Act’s tax on going without health insurance is a “Bill[] for raising Revenue” to which the Origination Clause applies; and (2) whether the Senate's gut-and-replace procedure was a constitutionally valid “amend [ment]” pursuant to the Origination Clause.

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DateProceedings and Orders
Oct 26 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 27, 2015)
Nov 2 2015Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner.
Nov 18 2015Order extending time to file response to petition to and including December 28, 2015.
Nov 23 2015Brief amici curiae of Southeastern Legal Foundation, and The Beacon Center filed.
Nov 24 2015Brief amici curiae of Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amici curiae of Texas, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amici curiae of U.S. Representative Trent Franks, Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee, and 45 Other Members of the House of Representatives filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amici curiae of U.S. Justice Foundation, et al. filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amici curiae of United States Senators Cornyn, Cruz, and Lee filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amicus curiae of Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence filed.
Nov 25 2015Brief amicus curiae of Mountain States Legal Foundation filed.
Nov 27 2015Brief amicus curiae of David Boyle filed.
Dec 7 2015Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by Daniel G. Anderson, et al.
Dec 28 2015Brief of respondents Department fo Health and Human Services, et al. in opposition filed.
Dec 29 2015Reply of petitioner Matt Sissel filed.
Dec 30 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 15, 2016.
Jan 19 2016Motion for leave to file amici brief out of time filed by Daniel G. Anderson, et al. DENIED.
Jan 19 2016Petition DENIED.
 
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