|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|18-447||11th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2018|
Issue: Whether, and under what circumstances, a state can justifiably maintain a sales-and-use tax exemption for fuel used by vessels to transport goods interstate without extending the same exemption to rail carriers under 49 U.S.C. § 11501(b)(4). CVSG: 05/21/2019.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Aug 27 2018||Application (18A235) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from August 29, 2018 to October 8, 2018, submitted to Justice Thomas.|
|Sep 07 2018||Application (18A235) granted by Justice Thomas extending the time to file until October 8, 2018.|
|Oct 05 2018||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due November 9, 2018)|
|Oct 23 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response from November 9, 2018 to December 7, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Oct 24 2018||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including December 7, 2018.|
|Nov 08 2018||Brief amicus curiae of Multistate Tax Commission filed.|
|Dec 06 2018||Brief of respondent CSX Transportation, Inc. in opposition filed.|
|Dec 19 2018||Reply of petitioner Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Dec 26 2018||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 1/11/2019.|
|Jan 14 2019||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
|May 21 2019||Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.|
|Jun 03 2019||Supplemental brief of petitioners Alabama Department of Revenue, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Jun 04 2019||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/20/2019.|
|Jun 24 2019||Petition DENIED.|
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