(SS) Smith v. Commissioner of Social Security

1:22-cv-01372-SKO | E.D. Cal. | Oct 27, 2022

Case 1:22-cv-01372-SKO Document 3 Filed 10/27/22 Page 1 of 1

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA TAUNYA SMITH, Case No. 1:22-cv-01372-SKO Plaintiff, ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN v. FORMA PAUPERIS (Doc. 2) KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Acting Commissioner of Social Security,

Defendant. _____________________________________/ Plaintiff Taunya Smith filed a complaint on October 25, 2022, along with an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (Docs. 1, 2.) Plaintiff’s application demonstrates entitlement to proceed without prepayment of fees.

Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED; and 2. The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to issue a summons, the Consent/Decline forms,

and the Scheduling Order. Service on the defendant shall proceed under the Court’s E-Service program as follows: once a summons is issued, the Clerk of Court shall deliver to the Commissioner of Social Security Administration and the United States Attorney’s Office at their designated email addresses, a notice of electronic filing of the action along with the summons and complaint.

IT IS SO ORDERED. /s/ Sheila K. Oberto . Dated: October 26, 2022 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE