Townsend v. State of California et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Dennis L. Beck on 7/31/2013. (Jessen, A)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
REBIO RONNIE TOWNSEND,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION
TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
STATE OF CALIFORNIA, et al.,
Plaintiff is a civil detainee proceeding pro se in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. §
1983. Individuals detained pursuant to California Welfare and Institutions Code § 6600 et seq. are
civil detainees and are not prisoners within the meaning of the Prison Litigation Reform Act. Page
v. Torrey, 201 F.3d 1136, 1140 (9th Cir. 2000)
In the instant action, plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis.
Examination of these documents reveals that plaintiff is unable to afford the costs of this action.
Accordingly, the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
July 31, 2013
/s/ Dennis L. Beck
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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