|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Issue: Whether state and local play-or-pay laws that require employers to make minimum monthly healthcare expenditures for their covered employees relate to ERISA plans and are thus preempted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
|Date||Proceedings and Orders |
|Oct 20 2021||Application (21A104) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from November 30, 2021 to January 14, 2022, submitted to Justice Kagan.|
|Oct 22 2021||Application (21A104) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 14, 2022.|
|Jan 14 2022||Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 18, 2022)|
|Jan 28 2022||Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, The ERISA Industry Committee|
|Jan 28 2022||Waiver of right of respondent City of Seattle to respond filed.|
|Feb 04 2022||Letter from counsel for petitioner submitted.|
|Feb 11 2022||Amicus brief of American Hotel and Lodging Association, et al. not accepted for filing. (February 14, 2022) (Corrected efiling to be submitted)|
|Feb 11 2022||Brief amici curiae of American Hotel and Lodging Association, et al. filed.(2/15/2022) (Distributed)|
|Feb 16 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/4/2022.|
|Feb 18 2022||Brief amici curiae of Restaurant Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2022||Brief amicus curiae of New England Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2022||Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2022||Brief amici curiae of American Benefits Council, et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 18 2022||Brief amici curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)|
|Feb 23 2022||Response Requested. (Due March 25, 2022)|
|Mar 04 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 25, 2022 to April 25, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.|
|Mar 08 2022||Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 25, 2022.|
|Apr 25 2022||Brief of respondent City of Seattle in opposition filed.|
|May 10 2022||DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/26/2022.|
|May 10 2022||Reply of petitioner The ERISA Industry Committee filed. (Distributed)|
|May 31 2022||The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States.|
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