Bryson v. Gerson et al
ORDER GRANTING 3 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Sandra M. Snyder on 1/15/2014. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Sant Agata, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
WILLIAM M. BRYSON, JR.,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION
TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
Case No. 1:13-CV-01979-LJO-SMS
SUSAN B. GERSON, et al.,
Plaintiff William M. Bryson, Jr., a prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983,
has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. Because Plaintiff
has made the showing required by § 1915(a), the Court grants his motion to proceed in forma
Plaintiff must nonetheless pay the statutory filing fee of $400.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. §
1915(b)(1). Under the statute, he is obligated to make monthly payments equal to the amount of
twenty percent (20%) of the previous month's income credited to his prison trust account. The
Bureau of Prisons is required to send to the Clerk of 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.
Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS:
Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED.
The Director of the United States Bureau of Prisons or his designee shall collect
payments from Plaintiff's prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty percent (20%) of
the preceding month's income credited to Plaintiff's trust account and shall forward those
payments to the Clerk of 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 $400.00 has been collected and
forwarded to the Clerk of Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by the name and
number assigned to this action.
The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of Plaintiff's in
forma pauperis application on the Director of the Bureau of Prisons via the Court's electronic case
filing system (CM/ECF).
The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial
Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division.
The Clerk of Court shall not issue new case or service documents until the complaint
has been screened in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915A.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
January 15, 2014
/s/ Sandra M. Snyder
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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