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Case TitleAMERICAN OVERSIGHT v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv01448
Date Filed2017-07-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Amy Berman Jackson
PlaintiffAMERICAN OVERSIGHT
Case DescriptionAmerican Oversight submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Health and Human Services and OMB for records concerning a document sent by the Trump administration to Republican congressional members pertaining to regulatory actions the administration could take to affect the Affordable Care Act. American Oversight also requested expedited processing. The Department of Health and Human Services acknowledged receipt of the request, but OMB did not. After hearing nothing further from either agency, American Oversight filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DefendantOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
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2017-07-201COMPLAINT against OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5039890) filed by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - HHS FOIA, # 2 Exhibit B - OMB FOIA, # 3 Exhibit C - HHS Letter, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet, # 5 Summons USAO, # 6 Summons AG, # 7 Summons HHS, # 8 Summons OMB)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
2017-07-202LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by AMERICAN OVERSIGHT (Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
2017-07-20Case Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. (zsb) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
2017-07-203SUMMONS (4) Issued Electronically as to OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Consent Form)(zsb) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
2017-07-264RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 7/25/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 8/24/2017.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. All Defendants, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 07/25/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Creighton, Sara) (Entered: 07/26/2017)
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