(SS) Macias v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and Directing Clerk of Court to Issue Summons and Serve Defendant Under E-Service Program, signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 11/14/2023. (Marrujo, C)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 STEVEN MACIAS, Plaintiff, 12 13 14 Case No. 1:23-cv-01598-SAB ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AND DIRECTING CLERK OF COURT TO ISSUE SUMMONS AND SERVE DEFENDANT UNDER E-SERVICE PROGRAM v. COMMISSIONER OF SOCIAL SECURITY, Defendant. 15 (ECF No. 2) 16 17 Plaintiff Steven Macias filed a complaint on November 13, 2023, challenging a final 18 decision of the Commissioner of Social Security denying an application for disability benefits. 19 Plaintiff did not pay the filing fee in this action and instead filed an application to proceed in 20 forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (ECF No. 2.) 21 The Court finds Plaintiff’s application demonstrates entitlement to proceed without 22 prepayment of fees. Therefore, the Court shall order that the complaint in this action be served, 23 pursuant to paragraph 1 of the scheduling order to be issued in this action, which provides that 24 service on the Defendant shall proceed under the Court’s e-service program. 25 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 26 1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 2) is GRANTED; 27 2. The Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to issue a summons and new case 28 documents; and 1 3. 1 The Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to deliver to the Commissioner of Social 2 Security Administration and the United States Attorney’s Office at their 3 designated email addresses, a notice of electronic filing of this action along with 4 the summons and complaint. 5 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 Dated: November 14, 2023 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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