(SS) Porter v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING 2 Plaintiff's Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis and Staying Case, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 11/13/2020. (Rivera, O)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 BRIAN KEITH PORTER, 10 11 12 ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND STAYING CASE Plaintiff, 8 9 Case No. 1:20-cv-01586-SKO v. (Doc. 2) ANDREW M. SAUL, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. _____________________________________/ 13 ORDER 14 15 Plaintiff Brian Keith Porter filed a complaint on November 11, 2020, along with an 16 application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (Docs. 1, 2.) Plaintiff’s 17 application demonstrates entitlement to proceed without prepayment of fees. 18 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 19 1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED; 20 2. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to issue a summons; 21 3. The United States Marshal is DIRECTED to serve a copy of the complaint, summons, and this order upon the defendant as directed by the plaintiff; 22 23 4. The parties are hereby notified that, after service of the complaint, this action is 24 STAYED pursuant to General Order No. 615, and there will be no scheduling order 25 or deadlines in effect during the stay. See E.D. Cal. G.O. 615. The stay will be 26 automatically lifted when the defendant files the certified copy of the 27 administrative record, with no further order of the Court; and 28 1 5. The Clerk is DIRECTED to issue the Consent/Decline forms only, in addition to 2 the summons and service-related documents. Pursuant to General Order No. 615, 3 no other case documents will issue. 4 5 6 7 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: November 13, 2020 /s/ Sheila K. Oberto UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 .

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