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No. 21-0080
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GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. HEALTH CARE SERVICE CORPORATION

A petition was filed on January 25, 2021. Oral argument was held on February 3, 2022. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 17, 2022.

Opinions

June 17, 2022

Bland
Hecht
Lehrmann
Boyd
Huddle

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Boyd, and Justice Huddle joined. PDF

Blacklock
Devine
Busby
Young

Justice Blacklock filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Devine, Justice Busby, and Justice Young joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-19-00864-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jeffrey L. Rose

Trial Court

Trial Court:200th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Amy Clark-Meachum
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-18-003105

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2022-08-15 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2022-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2022-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2022-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2022-06-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2022-06-17 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2022-06-17 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2022-06-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 3, 2022 and June 17, 2022.  
2022-02-03 Oral argument  
2022-02-01 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2022-02-01 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2022-01-28 Submission Schedule
2022-01-27 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2022-01-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-12-30 Letter Filed  
2021-12-30 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2021-12-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2021-12-13 Notice of Appearance  
2021-12-10 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2021-12-10 Petition for Review granted
2021-12-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 14, 2021 and December 10, 2021.  
2021-10-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2021-09-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-09-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2021-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2021-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2021-07-19 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2021-07-19 Call received  
2021-06-18 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2021-05-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2021-05-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2021-05-20 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2021-05-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 10, 2021 and May 5, 2021.  
2021-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2021-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2021-03-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2021-02-02 Case forwarded to Court
2021-01-28 Response Waiver filed  
2021-01-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2021-01-25 Court reporter/recorder's record
2021-01-25 Supplement to Clerk's/Reporter's Record
2021-01-25 Clerk's Record
2021-01-25 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Ken Paxton, Attorney General of the State of Texas
Mr. Ari Cuenin
Mr. Shawn Cowles
Mr. Ray H. Langenberg
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Ms. Alison D. Andrews
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. Jack Hohengarten
Ethan Glenn
Mr. S. Grant Dorfman
Petitioner
Glenn Hegar, Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas
Mr. Ari Cuenin
Mr. Shawn Cowles
Mr. Brent Webster
Mr. S. Grant Dorfman
Mr. Ray H. Langenberg
Ms. Alison D. Andrews
Mr. Jack Hohengarten
Ethan Glenn
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Petitioner
Health Care Service Corporation, A Mutual Legal Reserve Company, d/b/a Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
Mr. Doug Sigel
Mr. Richard W. Moore III
Respondent
 
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