I-1-2-59.No Fee Authorized Under Fee Petition — Procedures

Last Update: 1/28/03 (Transmittal I-1-44)

If the fee authorizer decides not to authorize a fee, the authorizing staff must prepare an order to explain why.

A. Select Form to Use

Fee Authorizer Form to Use
Administrative Law Judge Attorney Fee Branch
HA-515 (Hearing Order) HA-517 (Order of Appeals Council)

B. Prepare Order

  • Rationale for the action.

  • Notice to the representative that he/she may request an administrative review of the order and that the request must be made within 30 days after the date of the notice (see I-1-2-61, Fee Petition Administrative Review).

C. Distribute Order

The fee authorizing staff will distribute the order in the same way as the SSA-1560A-U5 (see I-1-2-58(C.)).