Court Orders Additional Briefing On Standing In ACA Origination-Clause Case
Mealey's (June 11, 2015, 3:38 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A man pursuing an origination-clause challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) must file a brief showing that the individual mandate applies to him and, therefore, that he has standing, a District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ordered May 22, 2014 (Matt Sissel v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, et al., No. 13-5202, D.C. Cir.).
(Order available. Document #93-140528-027R.)
The panel said plaintiff Matt Sissel’s allegations appear to be insufficient to establish federal jurisdiction. While...