United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois, E. D
December 14, 1961
ANNA KALPAKE, PLAINTIFF,
ABRAHAM A. RIBICOFF, SECRETARY OF HEALTH, EDUCATION AND WELFARE, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Perry, District Judge.
Plaintiff's complaint, filed in this court on January 19, 1961,
under 42 U.S.C. § 405(g), seeks review of a denial on November
3, 1960, by the Appeals Council, Social Security
Administration, Department of Health, Education and Welfare of
her request for review of a hearing examiner's decision.
Said Section 405(g) provides that —
"Any individual, after any final decision of the Secretary
made after a hearing to which he was a party, irrespective of
the amount in controversy, may obtain a review of such
decision by a civil action commenced within sixty days
after the mailing to him of notice of such decision or within
such further time as the Secretary may allow. * * *" (Italics
This matter is now before the court on the motion of defendant
Secretary to dismiss the action.
It is the view of this court that because it does not
affirmatively appear from the face of the complaint that this
action was commenced within the time prescribed by aforesaid
Section 405(g), it should be dismissed (a) for failure of the
complaint to state a claim upon which relief can be granted and
(b) for lack of jurisdiction of this court over the subject
matter of the action.
It is, therefore, ORDERED that the motion of defendant
Secretary to dismiss this action be and it is hereby sustained
and said action is dismissed (a) for failure of the complaint
to state a claim upon which relief can be granted and (b) for
lack of jurisdiction of this court over the subject matter of
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