I-4-1-106.Exhibit - Fill-in Draft Memorandum to OGC Requesting Remand

Last Update: 9/13/05 (Transmittal I-4-15)

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SOCIAL SECURITY
Office of Hearings and Appeals

MEMORANDUM

Date :

 

Refer To:

To:

OGC Office of Program Law [OR] OGC Region ______
[City and State]

 

From :

Chief, Court Case Preparation and Review Branch ___
Office of Appellate Operations

 

Subject:

Litigation Under Title(s) _____ ____________ vs. Commissioner of SSA U.S.D.C. for the _____ District of ___________ Civil Action No. ____________________ Social Security No. __________________

 

We believe that remand should be requested in this case because [significant portions of the recording of the hearing held on _________ are inaudible.] OR [the recording of the hearing is partially or totally blank.] OR [the recording(s) of the hearing cannot be located at this time.] OR [the claim file(s) cannot be located at this time.] OR [Enter explanation of the circumstances necessitating the request, e.g., the presence of new and material evidence requiring further administrative action.]

Please take the necessary action to seek remand. Upon receipt of the court order, the Appeals Council will [remand the case to an ALJ for a de novo hearing.] OR [continue to search for the missing recording.] OR [continue to search for the claim file.] [If the recording cannot be located in a reasonable time, the Appeals Council will remand the case for a de novo hearing.] OR [If the file cannot be located in a reasonable time, the Appeals Council will begin proceedings to reconstruct the file.] OR [Insert the actions the Appeals Council plans to take.]

[Branch Chief's Name]

By: ___________________
[Analyst's Name]