West v. Federal Bureau of Prisons et al

Filing 9

ORDER GRANTING 7 Motion to Proceed IFP and DIRECTING Payment if Inmate Filing Fee by Terre Haute Federal Correctional Institution signed by Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Beck on 8/12/2009. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion). (cc: Terre Haute FCI via USPS; Fresno Financial). (Jessen, A)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Plaintiff is a federal prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to Bivens v. Six Unknown Named Agents of Federal Bureau of Narcotics, 403 U.S. 388 (1971), which provides a remedy for violation of civil rights by federal actors. Plaintiff has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915. Plaintiff has made the showing required by 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed in forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments in the amount of twenty percent of the preceding month's income credited to plaintiff's trust account. USP Atwater is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from plaintiff's account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory filing fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(2). -1v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS, et al., Defendants. _____________________________/ GERALD A. WEST, Plaintiff, 1:09-cv-01277-LJO-DLB (PC) ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS and ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY TERRE HAUTE FEDERAL CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA FRESNO DIVISION 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 d274kd 23 24 25 26 27 28 In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED; 2. The Warden of Terre Haute Federal Correctional Institution or his designee shall collect payments from plaintiff's prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the preceding month's income credited to the prisoner's trust account and shall forward those payments to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action. 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of plaintiff's in forma pauperis application on the Warden of the Terre Haute Federal Correctional Institution, Attention Inmate Accounts/Financial Management, at 4700 Bureau Road South, Terre Haute, IN, 47802. 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division. 5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall submit a certified copy of his/her prison trust account statement for the six-month period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint, if plaintiff has not already done so. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: August 12, 2009 /s/ Dennis L. Beck UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE -2-

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