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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Office of Disability Adjudication and Review

HALLEX
Volume I

Transmittal No. I-3-62

Chapter: I-3-1

Subject: Workup of Case by Analyst

Background

This transmittal amends section I-3-1-5 in the Hearings, Appeals and Litigation Law (HALLEX) manual Chapter I-3-5, to update instructions when the Appeals Council is reviewing an administrative law judge (ALJ) dismissal. We also made other formatting and language changes to conform with plain language writing requirements.

Explanation of Content and Changes

I-3-1-5 – We changed the title to “Review of Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Dismissals” to define the acronym “ALJ.”

I-3-1-5 A – We retitled the subsection “Claimant Did Not Timely File Request for Hearing” to better reflect the purpose. We added instructions that were previously missing, deleted instructions that were incorrect, and made other minor editorial changes.

I-3-1-5 B – We added instructions that were previously missing, deleted instructions that were incorrect, and made other minor editorial changes.

I-3-1-5 C – We retitled the subsection “Request to Vacate Withdrawal Request” to better reflect the purpose. We added instruction that was previously missing, deleted instructions that were outdated, and made other minor editorial changes.

I-3-1-5 D – We made minor editorial changes and removed unnecessary information.

Date: February 7, 2014