The opinion of the court was delivered by: Paul L. Friedman, United States District Judge
WHEREAS by Order of January 4, 2000, the Court appointed Randi I. Roth to serve as Monitor pursuant to ¶ 12 of the Consent Decree entered in these consolidated actions; and
WHEREAS the Court's April 4, 2000 Order of Reference provides that a party shall have 30 days to respond to a petition under ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree for Monitor review of a final decision in a Track A adjudication or a Track B arbitration; and
WHEREAS the parties have determined that 30 days is an insufficient period of time within which to respond to petitions for Monitor review under ¶ 12(b)(iii);
NOW, THEREFORE, plaintiffs and defendant hereby stipulate and agree as follows:
1. Petitions for Monitor review pursuant to ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree shall be filed with the Consent Decree Facilitator.
2. The Facilitator shall deliver to the Monitor and the non-petitioning party copies of all petitions for Monitor review under ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree, at a rate of not more than 125 petitions per week. The non-petitioning party shall have 60 days from the day of his or her receipt of any such petition to file a response thereto. All such responses shall be filed with the Facilitator, who will deliver them to the Monitor.
ALEXANDER J. PIRES, Jr. Conlon, Frantz, Phelan & Pires 1818 N. St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 331-7050
DAVID W. OGDEN Assistant Attorney General
THOMAS J. PERRELLI Deputy Assistant Attorney General
PHILLIP L. FRAAS Tuttle, Taylor & Heron 1025 Thomas Jefferson St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007 (202) 342-1300
DENNIS G. LINDER Director, Federal Programs Branch
MICHAEL SITCOV CAROLINE LEWIS-WOLVERTON Department of Justice Civil Division 901 E Stree, N.W. ...