Young v. O'Malley

Filing 5

ORDER Granting 1 Motion/Application for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff's Complaint (ECF No. 1 -1) will proceed against Defendant. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court must detac h and file Plaintiff's Complaint (ECF No. 1 -1). IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall familiarize himself with the Supplemental Rules for Social Security Actions Under 42 U.S.C. 405(g) found in the Federal Civil Judicial Procedure and Rules 2022 Revised Edition. Signed by Magistrate Judge Elayna J. Youchah on 3/26/2024. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - ALZ)

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1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 3 *** 4 DAVID ALLEN YOUNG, 5 6 7 8 Case No. 2:24-cv-00552-EJY Plaintiff, ORDER v. MARTIN O’MALLEY, Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. 9 10 Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Application for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. ECF No. 11 1. Plaintiff challenges the Social Security Administration’s denial of Social Security Disability 12 Insurance benefits. 13 Plaintiff submitted the declaration required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a) showing an inability to 14 prepay fees and costs or give security for them. Plaintiff’s request to proceed in forma pauperis is 15 granted. 16 Effective December 1, 2022, the Federal Rules of Civil Practice were amended to add 17 Supplemental Rules for Social Security Actions under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) except to the extent that 18 they are inconsistent with the Supplemental SSA Rules. The highlights of the new Supplemental 19 Rules are as follows: 20 • Outlines specific information that must be included in the complaint; 21 • Eliminates the need for service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4, and provides for electronic 22 service on the Commissioner of Social Security by Notice of Electronic Filing sent 23 to the SSA’s Office of General Counsel and the United States Attorney Office for the 24 district where the action is filed; 25 26 • Provides that the administrative record may serve as the answer to the complaint and shall be filed within 60 days of the receipt of notice of the action; and 27 28 1 1 • Provides a briefing schedule for the plaintiff’s brief (30 days after answer), 2 Commissioner’s brief (30 days after plaintiff’s brief) and plaintiff’s reply brief (14 3 days after Commissioner’s brief). 4 5 6 7 8 9 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Application for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 1) is GRANTED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1-1) will proceed against Defendant. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court must detach and file Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1-1). 10 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall familiarize himself with the Supplemental 11 Rules for Social Security Actions Under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g) found in the Federal Civil Judicial 12 Procedure and Rules 2022 Revised Edition. As stated above, these Rules pertain to service (Rule 13 3), the answer, motions and timing (Rule 4), and the motion, response and reply brief (Rules 6 14 through 8). 15 DATED this 26th day of March, 2024. 16 17 18 ELAYNA J. YOUCHAH UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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