Andrea Lea, Arkansas State Auditor v. United States

 
DOCKET NO.
19-1285
OP. BELOW
SUBJECT
Takings

Question(s) Presented

1. “Whether the federal statute, regulations, and contractual provisions governing the transfer and redemption of United States Savings Bonds preempt the State of Arkansas from obtaining ownership of matured but unredeemed bonds through a statute providing for the escheat of title to the State.”

2. “Whether the federal statute, regulations, and contractual provisions governing the transfer and redemption of United States Savings Bonds require the United States Department of the Treasury to redeem matured savings bonds that are owned by a State pursuant to a valid judgment of escheatment but that the State cannot identify by serial number without Treasury’s assistance.”

3. “Whether the interpretation of federal law adopted by the Federal Circuit below results in an uncompensated taking of property in violation of the Fifth Amendment’s Takings Clause.”

Posts About this Case

Date
Proceedings and Orders
March 2, 2020
Application (19A957) granted by The Chief Justice extending the time to file until May 8, 2020.
May 19, 2020
Consent to the filing of amicus briefs received from counsel for Jake LaTurner, Treasurer of the State of Kansas submitted.