George Scott Fast v. Colvin
ORDER re Consent or Decline Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 1/8/18. (5-Day Deadline) (Attachments: # 1 consent/decline form)(Martin-Gill, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
GEORGE SCOTT FAST,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00086-SAB
ORDER RE CONSENT OR DECLINE
MAGISTRATE JUDGE JURISDICTION
FIVE DAY DEADLINE
COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY,
On January 18, 2017, Plaintiff filed the present action in this court seeking review of the
15 Commissioner’s denial of an application for benefits.
16 documents issued, including the order re consent.
On January 20, 2017, initial case
On March 1, 2017, the Commissioner
17 consented to the jurisdiction of the magistrate judge.
Although the Commissioner has consented to the jurisdiction of the magistrate judge,
19 Plaintiff did not return the form indicating whether or not he is willing to consent to the
20 jurisdiction of the magistrate judge. Therefore, the Court shall direct the Clerk of the Court to
21 send a consent or decline form to Plaintiff.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Assignment or Request for Reassignment form;
Within five (5) days from the date of service of this order, Plaintiff may complete
and return the Consent to Assignment or Request for Reassignment form;
The Clerk of the Court is directed to provide Plaintiff with a Consent to
If Plaintiff does not return the Consent to Assignment or Request for
Reassignment form in compliance with this order, this action will be assigned to a
district judge for issuance of findings and recommendations; and
Plaintiff is advised that he is free to withhold consent or decline magistrate
jurisdiction without adverse substantive consequences.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
January 8, 2018
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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