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California v. Texas

Pending petition

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-840 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the individual and state plaintiffs in this case have established Article III standing to challenge the minimum-coverage provision in Section 5000A(a) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA); (2) whether reducing the amount specified in Section 5000A(c) to zero rendered the minimum-coverage provision unconstitutional; and (3) if so, whether the minimum-coverage provision is severable from the rest of the ACA.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 03 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 3, 2020)
Jan 03 2020Motion to expedite consideration of the petition for a writ of certiorari filed by petitioners.
Jan 06 2020Response to motion requested. (Due January 10, 2020, by 4 p.m.)
Jan 10 2020Blanket Consent filed by Respondent, U.S. House of Representatives.
Jan 10 2020Response to motion from Federal respondents filed.
Jan 10 2020Response to motion from State respondents filed.
Jan 10 2020Response to motion from respondent Neill Hurley and John Nantz submitted.
Jan 13 2020Reply in support of motion filed.
Jan 15 2020Brief amicus curiae of America's Health Insurance Plans filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2020Brief amici curiae of National Hospital Associations filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2020Brief amici curiae of American Cancer Society et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2020Motion for leave to file amici brief filed by 33 State Hospital Associations.
Jan 15 2020Brief amicus curiae of Small Business Majority Foundation filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2020Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2020Brief amicus curiae of Bipartisan Economic Scholars filed. VIDED.
Jan 16 2020Brief amici curiae of Alliance of Community Health Plans and Association for Community Affiliated Plans filed. VIDED.
Jan 17 2020Brief amicus curiae of Jeremy C. Doerre filed. VIDED
Jan 21 2020Motion to expedite consideration filed by petitioner DENIED.
Jan 21 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from February 3, 2020 to March 17, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
Jan 22 2020Response to motion from respondent U.S. House of Representatives filed.
Jan 22 2020Response to motion from petitioners California, et al. filed.
Jan 24 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response to the petition for a writ of certiorari is denied.
Jan 31 2020Waiver of right of respondent U.S. House of Representatives to respond filed.
Jan 31 2020Letter waiving the 14-day waiting period for the distribution of the petition for a writ of certiorari pursuant to Rule 15.5 filed.
Feb 03 2020Brief of State of Texas, et al. in opposition not accepted for filing. (February 03, 2020 -- Corrected version to be submitted)
Feb 03 2020Brief amicus curiae of Association of American Physicians and Surgeons filed. VIDED.
Feb 03 2020Brief of respondents United States, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED
Feb 03 2020Brief of respondents State of Texas, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED. (February 3, 2020)
Feb 03 2020Brief of respondents Neill Hurley and John Nantz in opposition filed. VIDED.
Feb 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/21/2020.
Feb 12 2020Reply of petitioners California, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2020Letter of February 18, 2020 from counsel for respondent U.S. House of Representatives filed. (Distributed)
Feb 19 2020Letter of February 19, 2020 from counsel for petitioner filed. (Distributed)
Feb 24 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/28/2020.
 
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