UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
August 31, 2010
SENECA NATION OF INDIANS, PLAINTIFF,
DAVID PATERSON, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, JAMIE WOODWARD, ACTING COMMISSIONER, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, WILLIAM COMISKEY, DEPUTY COMMISSIONER, OFFICE OF TAX ENFORCEMENT, NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION AND FINANCE, JOHN MELVILLE, ACTING SUPERINTENDENT, NEW YORK STATE POLICE, EACH IN HIS OR HER OFFICIAL CAPACITY, DEFENDANTS,
CAYUGA INDIAN NATION OF NEW YORK. PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable Richard J. Arcara United States District Judge
ORDER GRANTING TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER
Pursuant to Rule 65 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rule 65, Plaintiff Seneca Nation of Indians and the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York have moved this Court for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction against the defendants, enjoining them from implementing, administering or enforcing N.Y. Tax Law §§471(1), (2), (5), N.Y. Tax Law §471-e, and 20 N.Y.C.R.R. §74.6 during the pendency of this action.
Upon the Nations' motions and upon reviewing the papers submitted in support of and in opposition to those motions, and hearing argument on the motions on Friday, August 27, 2010, it is hereby
ORDERED that defendants are TEMPORARILY ENJOINED from implementing, administering, and enforcing N.Y. Tax Law §§471(1), (2), (5), N.Y. Tax Law §471-e, and 20 N.Y.C.R.R. §74.6, as applied to the Seneca Nation of Indians and the Cayuga Indian Nation of New York, pending further order of this Court, and it is further
ORDERED that the parties shall appear at a preliminary injunction pre-hearing conference on Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 1:00 p.m.
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