Cranford v. Smith
ORDER GRANTING Application to Proceed in Forma Pauperis 5 , signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 10/24/13. (Hellings, J)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
1:13-cv-01555 GSA (PC)
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION
TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
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.
October 24, 2013
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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