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No. 18-0503
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EBS SOLUTIONS, INC. v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS

A petition was filed on June 4, 2018. Oral argument was held on December 3, 2019. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 8, 2020.

Opinion

May 8, 2020

Green
Hecht
Guzman
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine
Blacklock
Busby
Bland

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:03-17-00506-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David E. Puryear

Trial Court

Trial Court:353rd District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Timothy M. Sulak
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-17-001166

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2020-05-08 Opinion Issued   The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and remands the case to the trial court.
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 3, 2019 and May 8, 2020.  
2019-12-03 Oral argument  
2019-12-02 Submission Schedule
2019-11-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2019-10-28 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2019-10-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-10-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 16, 2019 and October 24, 2019.  
2019-07-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2019-06-28 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2019-06-28 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2019-06-28 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 24, 2019 and June 28, 2019.  
2019-04-24 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2019-04-24 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2019-04-24 Electronic communication received from Party  
2019-04-23 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2019-04-23 Call received  
2019-04-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2019-03-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-03-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-03-07 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2019-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2019-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2019-01-16 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2018-12-14 Case Record Filed  
2018-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2018-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2018-11-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2018-11-16 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2018-10-25 Reply to Response to Petition filed (Petitioner)  
2018-10-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2018-09-11 Notice of Appearance  
2018-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2018-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2018-08-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2018-07-10 Case forwarded to Court
2018-06-04 Clerk's Record
2018-06-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
EBS Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Michael B. Seay
Ms. Amanda Marie Traphagan
Petitioner
Glenn Hegar, Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas
Ms. Alison D. Andrews
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Ms. Brittney Rachelle Johnston
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Mr. Bill Davis
Respondent
Ken Paxton, Attorney General of the State of Texas
Ms. Alison D. Andrews
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Kyle D. Hawkins
Ms. Brittney Rachelle Johnston
Mr. Scott Keller
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Kristofer S Monson
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Duncan Burch, Inc.
Mr. Joshua Veith
Mr. Doug Sigel
 
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