Status reports, briefs and court orders in the Florida, Virginia and Texas federal court challenges to the Affordable Care Act.

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The Florida Multi-State Litigation

State of Florida et al. v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al.

Current Status: The Judge has announced that he will issue a written Order on the government's Motion to Dismiss on or before October 14, 2010.. Assuming the case survives dismissal in whole or in part, the parties have until November 4, 2010 in which to move for summary judgment. Hearing and oral argument on the motion for summary judgment will held on Thursday, December 16, 2010.

Amended Complaint Filed in the Florida Health Care Reform Challenge

Amended complaint filed May 15, 2010 in the multi-state challenge in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida. Original complaint filed March 23, 2010.

Government's Motion to Dismiss

Government's Motion to Dismiss filed June 16, 2010 in the multi-state challenge in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida.

Plaintiff's Memorandum in Opposition to Government's Motion to Dismiss

Opposition to government's motion to dismiss filed August 6, 2010 in the multi-state challenge in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida.

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The Virginia Litigation

Commonwealth of Virginia ex rel. Kenneth T. Cuccinelli v. Kathleen Sebelius

Current Status: The Judge has denied the government's motion to dismiss and both parties have now filed motions for summary judgment. A hearing on the motions is set for October 18, 2010.

Complaint Filed in the Virginia Health Care Reform Challenge

Complaint filed March 23, 2010 in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.

Government's Motion to Dismiss

Government's Motion to Dismiss filed May 24, 2010 in health care reform challenge in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.

Plaintiff's Memorandum in Opposition to Government's Motion to Dismiss

Opposition to government's motion to dismiss filed June 7, 2010 in the health care reform challenge in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.

Court Order Denying Government's Motion to Dismiss

Court order denying the government's motion to dismiss filed by the court on August 2, 2010.

Plaintiff Virginia's Motion For Summary Judgment

Virginia's motion for summary judgment filed September 3, 2010.

Government's Motion For Summary Judgment

Government's motion for summary judgment filed September 3, 2010.

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The Texas Litigation

Physicians Hospitals of America et al v. Kathleen Sebelius

Current Status: The goverment has filed both a motion to dismiss and a motion for summary judgment. Both are pending without decision.

Complaint Filed in the Texas Health Care Reform Challenge

Complaint filed June 3, 2010 in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.

Government's Motion to Dismiss

Government's Motion to Dismiss filed August 17, 2010 in health care reform challenge in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.

Government's Motion For Summary Judgment

Government's motion for summary judgment filed August 17, 2010 in health care reform challenge in U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas.

Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to Government's Motion For Summary Judgment

Plaintiffs' memorandum in opposition to motion for summary judgment filed September 7, 2010.

Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to Government's Motion to Dismiss

Plaintiffs' memorandum in opposition to motion to dismiss filed September 7, 2010.