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Vázquez-Garced v. Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19-1305 1st Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issues: (1) Whether the Financial Management and Oversight Board for Puerto Rico may preemptively override the ability of Puerto Rico’s elected government to request reprogramming of funds under section 204(c) of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act of 2016 via a blanket ban inserted into a board-certified budget under section 202; and (2) whether the board may, by including in its certified fiscal plan a provision that suspends all reprogramming and prohibits any request from the government for board authorization of reprogramming under section 204(c), impose through the fiscal plan a policy recommendation that the governor previously rejected under section 205.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 03 2020Application (19A977) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from March 17, 2020 to April 16, 2020, submitted to Justice Breyer.
Mar 05 2020Application (19A977) granted by Justice Breyer extending the time to file until April 16, 2020.
May 15 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due June 19, 2020)
May 26 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response from June 19, 2020 to July 20, 2020, submitted to The Clerk.
May 27 2020Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including July 20, 2020.
Jul 20 2020Brief of respondents The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, et al. in opposition filed.
Jul 31 2020Reply of petitioners Hon. Wanda Vasquez-Garced, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Aug 05 2020DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 9/29/2020.
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