State of Texas, et al v. USA, et al, No. 19-10011 (5th Cir. 2021)

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United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit FILED July 22, 2021 No. 19-10011 Lyle W. Cayce Clerk State of Texas; State of Alabama; State of Arizona; State of Florida; State of Georgia; State of Indiana; State of Kansas; State of Louisiana; State of Mississippi, by and through Governor Phil Bryant; State of Missouri; State of Nebraska; State of North Dakota; State of South Carolina; State of South Dakota; State of Tennessee; State of Utah; State of West Virginia; State of Arkansas; Neill Hurley; John Nantz, Plaintiffs—Appellees, versus United States of America; United States Department of Health and Human Services; Alex Azar, II, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; United States Department of Internal Revenue; Charles P. Rettig, in his Official Capacity as Commissioner of Internal Revenue, Defendants—Appellants, State of California; State of Connecticut; District of Columbia; State of Delaware; State of Hawaii; State of Illinois; Andy Beshear, Governor, State of Kentucky; State of Massachusetts; State of New Jersey; State of New York; State of North Carolina; State of Oregon; State of Rhode Island; State of Vermont; State of Virginia; State of Washington; State of Minnesota, Intervenor Defendants—Appellants. No. 19-10011 Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas USDC No. 4:18-CV-167 ON REMAND FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES Before King, Elrod, and Engelhardt, Circuit Judges. Per Curiam: In an opinion issued on June 17, 2021, the Supreme Court of the United States vacated this court’s judgment and remanded the case to us with instructions to dismiss. California v. Texas, 141 S. Ct. 2104, 2120 (2021). In accordance with that decision, we now VACATE the judgment of the district court in its entirety and REMAND the case to the district court with instructions to dismiss the case. The Clerk is directed to issue the mandate forthwith. 2