(SS) Brunson v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER REGARDING SERVICE AND STAY, signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 7/13/2021. (Apodaca, P)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NUMBER: 1:21-cv-01082-GSA
ORDER REGARDING SERVICE AND
ANDREW SAUL, Commissioner of Social
Plaintiff seeks judicial review of a final decision of the Commissioner of Social Security
(“Commissioner” or “Defendant”) denying her application for benefits under the Social Security
Act. Plaintiff paid the filing fee and the Clerk of Court issued new case documents.
Accordingly, it is ORDERED that:
record and the General Order 615 stay is lifted.
No scheduling order will issue until Defendant files the certified administrative
Counsel shall complete the form of consent/decline to proceed before a magistrate
judge within 90 days of the issuance thereof, notwithstanding the stay.
Plaintiff need not serve the Commissioner.
Service on the defendant shall proceed under the Court’s E-Service program as
follows. Once the summons is issued, the Clerk of Court shall deliver to the
Commissioner of Social Security Administration and the United States Attorney’s
Office at their designated email addresses a notice of electronic filing of the action
along with the summons and complaint. The Commissioner has agreed not to raise
a defense of insufficient service of process if provided with notice of a complaint as
detailed in this order. This order is not intended to prevent parties from making any
other motions that are appropriate under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 13, 2021
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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