RIVARD v. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION COMMISSIONER, No. 2:2021cv00128 - Document 11 (D. Me. 2021)

Court Description: ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE mooting 4 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; granting 7 Motion to Change Venue; adopting Report and Recommended Decision re 8 Report and Recommendations. By JUDGE GEORGE Z. SINGAL. (lrt)
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RIVARD v. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION COMMISSIONER Case 2:21-cv-00128-GZS Document 11 Filed 07/19/21 Page 1 of 2 Doc. 11 PageID #: 32 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE JEFFREY M. RIVARD, Plaintiff, v. KILOLO KIJAKAZI, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) Docket no. 2:21-cv-00128-GZS ) ) ) ) ) ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE The United States Magistrate Judge filed with the Court on June 25, 2021, his Recommended Decision (ECF No. 8). Plaintiff filed an Objection to the Recommended Decision (ECF No. 9) on June 29, 2021. Defendant filed a Response to this Objection (ECF No. 10) on July 12, 2021. I have reviewed and considered the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision, together with the entire record. I have made a de novo determination of all matters adjudicated by the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision. I concur with the recommendations of the United States Magistrate Judge for the reasons set forth in his Recommended Decision and thus determine that no further proceeding is necessary. It is therefore ORDERED that: 1. the Recommended Decision of the Magistrate Judge (ECF No. 8) is hereby AFFIRMED. 2. Defendant’s Motion to Transfer Venue (ECF No. 7) is GRANTED and this matter shall be transferred to the District of Vermont. 1 Dockets.Justia.com Case 2:21-cv-00128-GZS Document 11 Filed 07/19/21 Page 2 of 2 3. PageID #: 33 Defendant’s Application to Proceed without Prepaying Fees or Costs (ECF No. 4) is MOOT. /s/ George Z. Singal United States District Judge Dated this 19th day of July, 2021. 2