Koontz v. Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
ORDER granting 20 Motion to Remand to the Commissioner for further evaluation under sentence four of 42 U.S.C.§ 405(g). Signed by Honorable Mary Geiger Lewis on 2/6/2017.(gnan )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA
DAWN MARIE KOONTZ,
NANCY A. BERRYHILL, 1
Acting Commissioner of Social Security,
Civil Action No.: 5:16-cv-1807-MGL-KDW
The Defendant, Nancy A. Berryhill, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, has moved this
Court, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 405(g), to enter a judgment with an order of reversal with remand of the
cause to the Commissioner for further administrative proceedings. ECF No. 20. Plaintiff consents to
Defendant’s motion. Id.
Pursuant to the power of this Court to enter a judgment affirming, modifying, or reversing the
Commissioner=s decision with remand in Social Security actions under sentence four of 42 U.S.C. '
405(g), and in light of the Commissioner=s request for remand of this action for further proceedings, this
ORDERS that the Defendant’s motion is GRANTED, and this action is REMANDED to the
Commissioner for further evaluation under sentence four of 42 U.S.C. ' 405(g). The Clerk of Court is
directed to enter a final judgment ending this action. See Shalala v. Schaefer, 509 U.S. 292 (1993).
AND IT IS SO ORDERED.
Signed this 6th day of February 2017.
s/Mary Geiger Lewis______________
MARY GEIGER LEWIS
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Nancy A. Berryhill is now the Acting Commissioner of Social Security. Pursuant to Rule
25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Nancy A. Berryhill should be substituted for Acting
Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin as the defendant in this suit. No further action needs to be taken
to continue this suit by reason of the last sentence of section 205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42
U.S.C. § 405(g).
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