Thomas v. Perez et al

Filing 17

ORDER for Plaintiff to submit a new appropriately completed IFP Application or pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 1/20/2017. (Motion for IFP due within 20-Days). (Attachments: # 1 Non-Prisoner IFP Application). (Lundstrom, T)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 RAYSHON THOMAS, 12 13 14 15 Plaintiff, vs. MANUEL PEREZ, et al., Defendants. 1:16-cv-00192-DAD-GSA-PC ORDER FOR PLAINTIFF TO SUBMIT A NEW, APPROPRIATELY COMPLETED APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS BEARING HIS NAME AND SIGNATURE, OR PAY THE $400.00 FILING FEE FOR THIS ACTION 16 TWENTY (20) DAY DEADLINE 17 ORDER FOR CLERK TO SEND PLAINTIFF A NON-PRISONER APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS 18 19 20 21 Plaintiff is a former prisoner proceeding pro se with this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. 22 On December 27, 2016, Plaintiff submitted an application to proceed in forma pauperis, 23 pursuant to the court’s order of November 17, 2016. (ECF No. 16.) The application is 24 deficient. Plaintiff’s name does not appear on the application. Instead of his name, Plaintiff 25 has written “Libelant.” (Id. at 1.) Moreover, under Plaintiff’s signature at the end of the 26 application, he has written “Sign to Verify Name and Not to Enter a Non-disclosed Contract.” 27 (Id. at 2.) Plaintiff is required to submit a new, appropriately completed application, bearing 28 his name and signature, or pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action, within twenty (20) days. 1 1 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 2 1. Within twenty (20) days of the date of service of this order, Plaintiff is required 3 to either pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action or submit a new, appropriately 4 completed non-prisoner application to proceed in forma pauperis, as instructed 5 by this order; 6 2. 7 8 The Clerk is directed to send Plaintiff a non-prisoner application to proceed in forma pauperis; and 3. 9 Plaintiff’s failure to comply with this order shall result in a recommendation that this case be dismissed. 10 11 12 13 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: January 20, 2017 /s/ Gary S. Austin UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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