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TEXAS INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS v. CENTERPOINT ENERGY HOUSTON ELECTRIC, LLC; PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION OF TEXAS

Oral argument was held on October 6, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on October 22, 2010. It then denied rehearing on December 3, 2010 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

October 22, 2010

Six merits decisions (including the Robinson asbestos case); an improvident grant; and three new grants [Oct. 22, 2010]

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The Court has issued opinions:

June 19, 2009

Order List for June 19, 2009

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This article also mentions 7 other cases.

Opinion

October 22, 2010

Willett
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:03
Outcome Below:Reversed & R
COA Docket No.:03-06-00285-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Robert Harrison Pemberton

Trial Court

Trial Court:98th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable W. Jeanne Meurer

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-01-27 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between December 3, 2010 and January 27, 2011.  
2010-12-03 Mandate issued  
2010-12-03 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2010-11-09 Case forwarded to Court
2010-11-09 Motion for Rehearing  
2010-10-22 Opinion issued Issued
2010-10-22 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
2010-10-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between August 9, 2010 and October 22, 2010.  
2010-08-09 Designation of Lead Counsel  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 4, 2009 and August 9, 2010.  
2009-12-04 Response to Brief filed  
2009-12-04 Response to Brief filed  
2009-11-23 Document filed (see remarks)  
2009-11-23 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2009-11-06 Post submission brief filed  
2009-11-06 Post submission brief filed  
2009-10-14 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2009-10-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2009-10-06 Oral argument  
2009-10-06 Exhibits in case/cause filed  
2009-10-06 Oral argument  
2009-09-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-08-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-08-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-07-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2009-07-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2009-06-19 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-06-19 Petition for Review granted
2009-06-19 Petition for Review granted
2009-06-19 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-05-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-05-12 Reply Brief  
2009-05-12 Reply Brief  
2009-05-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-05-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-04-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-04-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-04-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-04-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-04-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-04-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-04-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-04-15 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-03-30 Brief on the Merits  
2009-03-30 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-03-30 Brief on the Merits  
2009-03-03 Case Record Filed  
2009-03-02 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-02-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2009-02-25 Letter Filed  
2009-02-11 Letter Filed  
2008-12-23 Reply to Response  
2008-12-23 Reply to Response  
2008-12-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-11-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-10-23 Reply to Response  
2008-10-23 Reply to Response  
2008-10-14 Case forwarded to Court
2008-10-14 Case forwarded to Court
2008-10-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-10-08 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-09-30 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2008-09-30 Response Waiver filed  
2008-09-08 Appendix Filed  
2008-09-08 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2008-09-08 Appendix Filed  
2008-09-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Occidental Power Marketing, L.P.
Mr. Richard P. Noland
Mr. James M. Bushee
Other Interested Party
State of Texas
Ms. Amalija 'Amy' J. Hodgins
Mr. Bryan L. Baker
Other Interested Party
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Ms. Elizabeth R. B. Sterling
Mr. David Preister
Ms. Barbara Bryant Deane
Mr. David S. Morales
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Brian Alan Prestwood
Ms. Suzanne Antley
Respondent
Gulf Coast Coalition of Cities
Mr. Thomas Lane Brocato
Petitioner
Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, LLC
Mr. Harris S. Leven
Mr. Ron H. Moss
Mr. Robert J. Hearon Jr.
Mr. Scott E. Rozzell
Respondent
Texas Industrial Energy Consumers
Mr. Michael Boldt
Ms. Meghan E. Griffiths
Ms. Caren Elizabeth Pinzur
Mr. Lino Mendiola
Mr. Jonathan Day
Petitioner
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