Richardson v. Corizon Health Care et al

Filing 8

ORDER Granting 6 Motion to Proceed IFP; ORDER Directing Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by Fresno County Jail, signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 6/7/17. (Attachments: # 1 Motion for IFP) (Gonzalez, R)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 JARED RICHARDSON, 12 13 14 15 16 17 Plaintiff, Case No. 1:17-cv-00684-LJO-BAM (PC) ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS v. FRESNO COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, Defendant. (ECF No. 6) ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FRESNO COUNTY JAIL Plaintiff Jared Richardson (“Plaintiff”) is appearing pro se in this civil rights action 18 pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff initiated this action on May 18, 2017. (ECF No. 1.) On 19 May 23, 2017, the Court ordered Plaintiff to submit an application to proceed in forma pauperis 20 or pay the filing fee within 45 days. (ECF No. 3.) Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s 21 motion to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, and Plaintiff’s declaration in 22 support. (ECF Nos. 6, 7.) 23 Plaintiff has made the showing required by § 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to 24 proceed in forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of 25 $350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments 26 in the amount of twenty percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiff’s 27 trust account. The Sheriff of Fresno County Jail is required to send to the Clerk of the Court 28 payments from Plaintiff’s trust account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until 1 1 the statutory filing fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2). 2 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 3 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 6) is GRANTED; 4 2. The Sheriff of Fresno County Jail or his designee shall collect payments from 5 Plaintiff=s prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the 6 preceding month=s income credited to the prisoner=s trust account and shall forward 7 those payments to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account 8 exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has 9 been collected and forwarded to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be 10 clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this action; 11 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of 12 Plaintiff=s in forma pauperis application on the Sheriff of Fresno County Jail, via the 13 court’s electronic case filing system (CM/ECF); and 14 15 4. 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. 16 17 18 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: /s/ Barbara June 7, 2017 A. McAuliffe _ UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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