Smith v. Commissioner of Social Security

Filing 6

ORDER for Clerk to serve summons and Amended Complaint. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 8/17/2017. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - JM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 CRAIG R. SMITH, ) ) Plaintiff(s), ) ) vs. ) ) NANCY A. BERRYHILL, ) Acting Commissioner of Social Security, ) ) Defendant(s). ) __________________________________________) Case No. 2:17-cv-02092-JCM-NJK ORDER 16 On August 2, 2017, the Court granted Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis and 17 dismissed Plaintiff’s complaint with leave to amend. Docket No. 3. Plaintiff has now filed an amended 18 complaint. Docket No. 5. The Court has screened the amended complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e). 19 The Court finds that the amended complaint has sufficiently addressed the previously-identified 20 deficiencies for purposes of screening the complaint. 21 Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS as follows: 22 1. The Clerk of the Court shall serve the Commissioner of the Social Security Administration 23 by sending a copy of the summons and Amended Complaint by certified mail to: (1) Office 24 of Regional Chief Counsel, Region IX, Social Security Administration, 160 Spear St., Suite 25 899, San Francisco, California 94105-1545; and (2) the Attorney General of the United 26 States, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 4400, Washington, 27 D.C. 20530. 28 1 2. 2 3 The Clerk of Court shall issue summons to the United States Attorney for the District of Nevada and deliver the summons and Amended Complaint to the U.S. Marshal for service. 3. From this point forward, Plaintiff shall serve upon Defendant or, if appearance has been 4 entered by counsel, upon the attorney, a copy of every pleading, motion or other document 5 submitted for consideration by the court. Plaintiff shall include with the original paper 6 submitted for filing a certificate stating the date that a true and correct copy of the document 7 was personally served or sent by mail to the defendants or counsel for the defendants. The 8 court may disregard any paper received by a district judge or magistrate judge which has 9 not been filed with the Clerk, and any paper received by a district judge, magistrate judge 10 11 12 13 or the Clerk which fails to include a certificate of service. Dated: August 17, 2017 ________________________________________ NANCY J. KOPPE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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