(SS) Sargent v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP ; ORDERED that 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, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 03/30/2021. (Attachments: # 1 USM SS Instructions) (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 RONALD CODY SARGENT, 10 11 12 ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND STAYING CASE Plaintiff, 8 9 Case No. 1:21-cv-00523-SKO v. (Doc. 2) ANDREW M. SAUL, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. _____________________________________/ 13 ORDER 14 15 Plaintiff Ronald Cody Sargent filed a complaint on March 29, 2021, 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, 22 summons, and this order upon the defendant as directed by the plaintiff. Plaintiff 23 SHALL file the return of service with the Court; 24 4. The parties are hereby notified that, after service of the complaint, this action is 25 STAYED pursuant to General Order No. 615, and there will be no scheduling order 26 or deadlines in effect during the stay. See E.D. Cal. G.O. 615. The stay will be 27 automatically lifted when the defendant files the certified copy of the 28 administrative record, with no further order of the Court; and 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: March 30, 2021 /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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