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SUSAN COMBS, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. HEALTH CARE SERVICE CORPORATION

Oral argument was held on February 27, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 7, 2013. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

June 10, 2013

The Texas Supreme Court has once again applied a "plain text" analysis to interpreting the Tax Code

from Texas State and Local Tax Law Blog

The article also mentions:
  • SUSAN COMBS, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. ROARK AMUSEMENT AND VENDING, L.P.
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    June 8, 2013

    The Texas Supreme Court just released its opinion in Combs v. Health Care Service Corporation

    from Texas State and Local Tax Law Blog

    June 7, 2013

    Three opinions, two grants [Jun. 7, 2013]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 8 other cases.

    January 22, 2013

    The Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a major sales and use tax case

    from Texas State and Local Tax Law Blog

    The article also mentions:
  • SUSAN COMBS, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. HEALTH CARE SERVICES CORPORATION
  • January 18, 2013

    No opinions; sales tax petition granted [Jan. 18, 2013]

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • SUSAN COMBS, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS AND GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS v. HEALTH CARE SERVICES CORPORATION
  • Opinion

    June 7, 2013

    Willett
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Green
    Johnson
    Guzman
    Lehrmann
    Boyd
    Devine

    Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:03-09-00617-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Robert Harrison Pemberton

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:53rd District Court
    County:Travis
    Trial Judge:Honorable Orlinda L. Naranjo
    Trial Docket:D-1-GN-04-001955

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2013-08-27 Case Stored  
    2013-07-19 Mandate issued  
    2013-06-07 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2013-06-07 Opinion issued Court affirms in part and reverses in part CA judgment and remands to trial court
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 26, 2013 and June 7, 2013.  
    2013-03-26 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-03-14 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-02-27 Oral argument  
    2013-02-26 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
    2013-02-22 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-02-19 Call received  
    2013-02-13 Letter Filed  
    2013-02-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-02-12 Letter Filed  
    2013-02-12 Letter Received  
    2013-02-08 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
    2013-02-06 Notice of Appearance  
    2013-02-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2013-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2013-01-18 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2013-01-18 Petition for Review granted
    2013-01-18 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was pending on merits briefs between July 23, 2012 and January 18, 2013.  
    2012-07-23 Letter brief (Respondent)  
    2012-07-10 Address Change  
    2012-06-27 Letter brief (Petitioner)  
    2012-06-22 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2012-05-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2012-05-15 Response to Motion filed  
    2012-05-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2012-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2012-05-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2012-04-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2012-03-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2012-03-09 Motion to Consolidate disposed   Filing granted in part
    2012-03-08 Response to Motion filed  
    2012-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2012-03-01 Case Record Filed  
    2012-02-28 Motion to Consolidate filed  
    2012-02-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2012-02-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2012-01-26 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2012-01-20 Letter Filed  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 2, 2011 and January 20, 2012.  
    2011-09-02 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2011-08-23 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2011-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-06-28 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-06-21 Response Waiver filed  
    2011-06-20 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2011-06-20 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-05-20 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-05-18 Response to Motion filed  
    2011-05-17 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2011-05-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-05-17 Call received  
    2011-05-13 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-05-13 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2011-04-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Combs, Susan
    Mr. Kevin D. Van Oort
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. William J. "Bill" Cobb III
    Mr. David C. Mattax
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
    Mr. Jim B. Cloudt
    Petitioner
    Health Care Service Corporation
    Mr. Mark W. Eidman
    Mr. Quentin Doug Sigel
    Mr. Ray H. Langenberg
    Ms. Kennon Lathem Wooten
    Mr. David E. Keltner
    Respondent

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Municipal League
    Mr. Brent Andrew Money
     
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