Sanchez v. Commissioner of Social Security
ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 12/1/2011 GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP; DIRECTING the Clerk of Court to serve the scheduling order in Social Security cases. Within 15 days, Plaintiff shall submit to the USM an original an d 5 copies of the completed summons, 5 copies of the complaint, 5 copies of the scheduling order and 1 completed USM-285 form and shall file a Statement with the court that said documents have been submitted to the USM. The USM is directed to serve all process within 60 days. (Michel, G)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CIV S-11-2993 GGH
MICHAEL J. ASTRUE,
Commissioner of Social Security,
Plaintiff has requested authority under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 to proceed in forma
pauperis. Plaintiff has submitted the affidavit required by § 1915(a) showing that plaintiff is
unable to prepay fees and costs or give security for them. Accordingly, the request to proceed in
forma pauperis will be granted. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a).
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis (dkt. no. 2) is granted.
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve the undersigned’s scheduling order
in social security cases.
3. The Clerk of the Court is further directed to serve a copy of this order on the
United States Marshal.
4. Within fifteen days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall submit to the
United States Marshal an original and five copies of the completed summons, five copies of the
complaint, five copies of the scheduling order and a completed USM-285 form and shall file a
statement with the court that said documents have been submitted to the United States Marshal.
5. The United States Marshal is directed to serve all process without prepayment
of costs not later than sixty days from the date of this order. Service of process shall be
completed by delivering a copy of the summons, complaint, and scheduling order to the United
States Attorney for the Eastern District of California, and by sending two copies of the summons,
complaint, and scheduling order by registered or certified mail to the Attorney General of the
United States at Washington, D.C. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(i)(1)(A) & (B). The Marshal shall also
send a copy of the summons, complaint, and scheduling order by registered or certified mail to
the Commissioner of Social Security, c/o Office of General Counsel, 6401 Security Blvd., Room
611, Altmeyer Blvd., Baltimore, MD, 21235. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(i)(2).
DATED: December 1, 2011
/s/ Gregory G. Hollows
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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