I-4-5-10.Appeals Council Agrees to Seek Voluntary Remand

Last Update: 8/12/16 (Transmittal I-4-54)

If at any time in the request for voluntary remand process, the Appeals Council (AC) agrees to seek remand of the pending court case, the analyst will advise the appropriate Office of the General Counsel by the most expeditious means available (telephone or e-mail). The analyst will prepare a confirming memorandum which will be sent by fax or e-mail within 24 hours of the initial notification. Send the memorandum out over the name of the branch chief and include a brief explanation of the AC's reason for concluding that good cause exists for seeking remand and a statement explaining the action the AC proposes to take upon remand.