Smith v. Social Security Administration Commissioner
ORDER granting 2 Motion for Service and DIRECTING SERVICE on Social Security Administration Commissioner. The plaintiff is directed to serve a copy of the complaint and this order on the defendant by certified mail, return receipt requested, as we ll as the US Attorney General and US Attorney for Western District/Arkansas without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is to answer within 60 days from the date of service.; granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Honorable James R. Marschewski on March 15, 2013. (sh)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
TAMMY L. SMITH
CIVIL NO. 13-3040
CAROLYN W. COLVIN,1 Commissioner
Social Security Administration
Plaintiff has submitted a complaint for filing in this district, together with a request for
leave to proceed in forma pauperis. ECF Nos. 1, 2. After review, it is found that Plaintiff is
unable to pay for the costs of commencement of suit and, accordingly, the following order is
entered this date.
Plaintiff's motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. The court directs that
a copy of the complaint, along with a copy of this order, be served by Plaintiff by certified mail,
return receipt requested, on Defendant, Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner, Social
Security Administration, as well as Eric H. Holder, Jr., U.S. Attorney General, and Conner
Eldridge, U.S. Attorney, without prepayment of fees and costs. Defendant is ordered to answer
within sixty (60) days from the date of service.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 15th day of March 2013.
/s/ J. Marschewski
HONORABLE JAMES R. MARSCHEWSKI
CHIEF UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
On February 14, 2013, Carolyn W. Colvin became the Acting Commissioner of Social Security.
Pursuant to Rule 25(d)(1) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Carolyn W. Colvin has been substituted for
Commissioner Michael J. Astrue as the defendant in this suit.
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