Moses Flores v. Wespak
ORDER Granting Plaintiff's 7 Motion to Proceed IFP; ORDER Directing Payment of Moses Flores' Inmate Filing Fee, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 5/18/17. (Attachments: # 1 Motion for IFP) (Gonzalez, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
CASE NO. 1:17-cv-326-AWI-BAM
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF MOSES
FLORES’ IN FORMA PAUPERIS
WESPAK and J.V. FARM LABOR
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF MOSES
FLORES’ INMATE FILING FEE
Plaintiff Moses Flores (“Plaintiff”), a Nevada state prisoner proceeding pro se, filed this action
pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000e et seq, on March 6, 2017.
Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28
U.S.C. §1915. (Doc. 7).
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 (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiff’s trust account. The
Nevada Department of Corrections is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments from
Plaintiff’s trust 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).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis, filed on April 28, 2017 (Doc. 7), is
The Director of the Nevada Department of Corrections or his/her designee shall
collect payments from Plaintiff Moses Flores prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty
percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to the prisoner’s trust account and
shall forward those payments to the Clerk of the 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 $350.00 has been
collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by
the name and number assigned to this action;
The Clerk of the 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 Nevada Department of Corrections, via the court’s
electronic case filing system (CM/ECF); and
The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial Department,
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division
IT IS SO ORDERED.
May 18, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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