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Volkswagen Group of America Inc. v. Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Florida

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-994 9th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether the Clean Air Act preempts state and local governments from regulating manufacturers’ post-sale, nationwide updates to vehicle emission systems.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jan 21 2021Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due February 25, 2021)
Jan 26 2021Waiver of right of respondent The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Florida, et al. to respond filed.
Feb 03 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 2/19/2021.
Feb 04 2021Blanket Consent filed by Petitioner, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al.
Feb 16 2021Response Requested. (Due March 18, 2021)
Feb 16 2021Brief amici curiae of International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers, European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association, and European Association of Automotive Suppliers filed.
Feb 16 2021Brief amici curiae of Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. and the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association filed.
Feb 16 2021Brief amici curiae of Former Environmental Protection Agency Officials, et al. filed.
Feb 22 2021Brief amici curiae of Alliance for Automotive Innovation and National Automobile Dealers Association filed.
Mar 18 2021Brief of respondents The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County, Florida, et al. in opposition filed.
Apr 06 2021Reply of petitioners Volkswagen Group of America, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Apr 07 2021DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 4/23/2021.
Apr 26 2021The Acting Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in this case expressing the views of the United States. Justice Breyer took no part in the consideration of this petition.