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Case TitleSCOTTS VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2022cv03664
Date Filed2022-12-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Trevor N. McFadden
PlaintiffSCOTTS VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS
Case DescriptionThe Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians submitted a FOIA request to the Administration for Children and Families for records concerning the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians' three-year Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families plans and amendments from 2008-2013. The agency failed to acknowledge receipt of the request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the Scotts Valley Band of Pomo Indians filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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2022-12-071COMPLAINT against SCOTTS VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS ( Filing fee $ 402 receipt number ADCDC-9719278) filed by SCOTTS VALLEY BAND OF POMO INDIANS. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Bergin, Patrick) (Entered: 12/07/2022)
2022-12-08Case Assigned to Judge Trevor N. McFadden. (zmrl) (Entered: 12/08/2022)
2022-12-082SUMMONS(3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachment: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmrl) (Entered: 12/08/2022)
2022-12-083STANDING ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Before Judge Trevor N. McFadden. The parties are hereby ORDERED to read and comply with the directives in the attached standing order. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 12/8/2022. (lctnm2) (Entered: 12/08/2022)
2023-01-034NOTICE of Appearance by Marsha Wellknown Yee on behalf of UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Yee, Marsha) (Entered: 01/03/2023)
2023-01-035Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendant's Response to Plaintiff's Complaint by UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Yee, Marsha) (Entered: 01/03/2023)
2023-01-03MINUTE ORDER granting Defendant's 5 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time. Defendant shall now file its response to the Complaint on or before February 1, 2023. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 1/3/2023. (lctnm2) (Entered: 01/03/2023)
2023-01-04Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 2/1/2023. (hmc) (Entered: 01/04/2023)
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