Hives v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Carolyn K. Delaney on 1/6/2015 GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and directing the court to issue all process. Within 14 days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall submit the necessary documents to the US Marshal for service. (Donati, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 STEPHANIE HIVES, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 15 No. 2:14-cv-2953 CKD v. ORDER CAROLYN W. COLVIN, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff has requested authority under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 to proceed in forma pauperis. 18 19 Plaintiff has submitted the affidavit required by § 1915(a) showing that plaintiff is unable to 20 prepay fees and costs or give security for them. Accordingly, the request to proceed in forma 21 pauperis will be granted. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a). 22 In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 23 1. Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. 24 2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve the undersigned’s scheduling order in social 25 security cases. 3. The Clerk of the Court is further directed to serve a copy of this order on the United 26 27 States Marshal. 28 ///// 1 1 4. Within fourteen days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall submit to the United 2 States Marshal a completed summons and copies of the complaint and to file a statement with the 3 court that said documents have been submitted to the United States Marshal. 4 5. The United States Marshal is directed to serve all process without prepayment of costs 5 not later than sixty days from the date of this order. Service of process shall be completed by 6 delivering a copy of the summons and complaint to the United States Attorney for the Eastern 7 District of California, and by sending a copy of the summons and complaint by registered or 8 certified mail to the Attorney General of the United States at Washington, D.C. See Fed. R. Civ. 9 P. 4(i)(1)(A) & (B). The Marshal shall also send a copy of the summons and complaint by 10 registered or certified mail to the Commissioner of Social Security, c/o Office of the General 11 Counsel, Region IX, 160 Spear Street, Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94105-1545. See Fed. R. 12 Civ. P. 4(i)(2). 13 Dated: January 6, 2015 _____________________________________ CAROLYN K. DELANEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 4 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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