Paez, Jr. v. Community Regional Medical Center et al

Filing 3

ORDER Granting 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 02/17/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 GUILLERMO G. PAEZ, JR., Plaintiff, 12 13 14 Case No. 1:17-cv-00215-LJO-SAB (PC) ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FRESNO COUNTY JAIL COMMUNITY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, et al., 15 Defendants. (ECF No. 2) 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Plaintiff Guillermo G. Paez, Jr., is appearing pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On February 15, 2017, Plaintiff filed a complaint and a request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (ECF Nos. 1, 2.) 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. The Fresno County Jail 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). 28 1 In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY 1 2 ORDERED that: 3 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED; 4 2. The Fresno County Sheriff or his designee shall collect payments from 5 plaintiff’s jail trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the preceding 6 month’s income credited to the detainee’s trust account and shall forward those payments 7 to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in 8 accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been collected and 9 forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by the name 10 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 11 12 plaintiff’s in forma pauperis application on the Fresno County Jail, via the court’s electronic case 13 filing system (CM/ECF); 4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial 14 15 Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division; and 5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall submit 16 17 a certified copy of his jail trust account statement for the six-month period immediately 18 preceding the filing of the complaint, if plaintiff has not already done so. 19 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. 21 Dated: February 17, 2017 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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