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ERISA Industry Committee v. City of Seattle, Washington

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
21-1019 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

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.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 20 2021Application (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 2021Application (21A104) granted by Justice Kagan extending the time to file until January 14, 2022.
Jan 14 2022Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 18, 2022)
Jan 28 2022Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, The ERISA Industry Committee
Jan 28 2022Waiver of right of respondent City of Seattle to respond filed.
Feb 04 2022Letter from counsel for petitioner submitted.
Feb 11 2022Amicus brief of American Hotel and Lodging Association, et al. not accepted for filing. (February 14, 2022) (Corrected efiling to be submitted)
Feb 11 2022Brief amici curiae of American Hotel and Lodging Association, et al. filed.(2/15/2022) (Distributed)
Feb 16 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 3/4/2022.
Feb 18 2022Brief amici curiae of Restaurant Law Center, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2022Brief amicus curiae of New England Legal Foundation filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2022Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2022Brief amici curiae of American Benefits Council, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 18 2022Brief amici curiae of Retail Litigation Center, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Feb 23 2022Response Requested. (Due March 25, 2022)
Mar 04 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 25, 2022 to April 25, 2022, submitted to The Clerk.
Mar 08 2022Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including April 25, 2022.
Apr 25 2022Brief of respondent City of Seattle in opposition filed.
May 10 2022DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 5/26/2022.
May 10 2022Reply of petitioner The ERISA Industry Committee filed. (Distributed)