(SS) Johnson v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 3

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 10/10/19 GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP; Clerk to serve scheduling order; within 14 days, plaintiff shall submit service documents to the USM and file a statement to the court regarding the submission; USM shall serve process within 60 days. (Benson, A.)

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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 MARK JOHNSON, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 15 No. 2:19-cv-2001-EFB v. ORDER ANDREW SAUL, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 16 17 Plaintiff has requested authority under 28 U.S.C. § 1915 to proceed in forma pauperis, 18 19 and has submitted the affidavit required thereunder which demonstrates 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 an original and five copies of the completed summons, five copies of the 3 complaint, and five copies of the scheduling order, and shall file a statement with the court that 4 said documents have been submitted to the United States Marshal. 5 5. The United States Marshal is directed to serve all process without prepayment of costs 6 not later than sixty days from the date of this order. Service of process shall be completed by 7 delivering a copy of the summons, complaint, and scheduling order to the United States Attorney 8 for the Eastern District of California, and by sending two copies of the summons, complaint, and 9 scheduling order by registered or certified mail to the Attorney General of the United States at 10 Washington, D.C. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(i)(1)(A) & (B). The Marshal shall also send a copy of 11 the summons, complaint, and scheduling order by registered or certified mail to the 12 Commissioner of Social Security, c/o Office of General Counsel, Region IX, 160 Spear Street, 13 Suite 800, San Francisco, CA 94105-1545. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(i)(2). The United States 14 Marshal shall thereafter file a statement with the court that said documents have been served. 15 DATED: October 10, 2019. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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