Watson v. Virginia Department for Aging & Vocational Rehabilitation Services et al

Filing 17

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Liam O'Grady on 1/5/2017. (rban, )

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA Alexandria Division Tanyon Watson, Plaintiff, Civil Action No. l:16-cv-1002 Virginia Department for Aging & Vocational Rehabilitation Services, et al., Memorandum Opinion This matter comes before the Court on Defendants Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services ("DARS"), Teresa Bertsch, Carrie Gilbert, Douglas James and Davian Morrell ("Individual Defendants") (collectively "Commonwealth Defendants") Motion to Dismiss for lack of subject matter jurisdiction and failure to state a claim, Dkt. Nos. 9,10; as well as Defendant Julie Triplett's Motion to Dismiss for failure to state a claim. Dkt. No. 7. Plaintiff, Tanyon Watson, represents himselfpro se in this matter. For the reasons stated below, Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for lack of subject matterjurisdiction is GRANTED, Defendants' Motions to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim are DENIED AS MOOT; and Plaintiffs Complaint is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. Plaintiffs claims under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are barred by the one-year statute of limitations for such actions.

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