Roland Thomas Koch v. Young

Filing 5

ORDER GRANTING 3 Motion to Proceed IFP and 2 Motion to Proceed IFP, signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 03/14/2017. (Martin-Gill, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 ROLAND THOMAS KOCH, 12 13 14 1:17-cv-00346 MJS (PC) Plaintiff, ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. IAN YOUNG, (ECF Nos. 2 & 3) 15 Defendant. 16 17 18 Plaintiff is a civil detainee proceeding pro se in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 19 U.S.C. ' 1983. 20 Code ' 6600 et seq. are civil detainees and are not prisoners within the meaning of the 21 Prison Litigation Reform Act. Page v. Torrey, 201 F.3d 1136, 1140 (9th Cir. 2000) Individuals detained pursuant to California Welfare and Institutions 22 In the instant action, plaintiff filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis. 23 Examination of these documents reveals that plaintiff is unable to afford the costs of this 24 action. Accordingly, the motion to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED. 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 27 Dated: March 14, 2017 /s/ Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 28 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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