Vaughn v. Teran

Filing 6

ORDER to Submit Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis or Pay Filing Fee within 45 Days signed by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Seng on 07/24/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application Form)(Flores, E)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 1:17-cv-00966 DAD-MJS (PC) MARK A. VAUGHN, 8 Plaintiff, 9 v. 10 ORDER TO SUBMIT APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS OR PAY FILING FEE WITHIN 45 DAYS TERAN, et al., 11 CLERK TO SEND APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS AS A PRISONER Defendant. 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding with counsel in a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ' 1983. Plaintiff submitted two applications to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF Nos. 3 & 5) however, as Plaintiff is a prisoner, he is obligated to pay the full filing fee of $400.00. In forma pauperis status merely allows Plaintiff to proceed without the prepayment of the filing fee. See 28 U.S.C. ' 1915(b)(1). Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: Within forty-five (45) days of the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall submit the attached application to proceed in forma pauperis as a prisoner, completed and 21 signed, or in the alternative, pay the $400.00 filing fee for this action. No requests for 22 extension will be granted without a showing of good cause. Failure to comply 23 with this order will result in dismissal of this action. 24 25 IT IS SO ORDERED. 26 27 Dated: July 24, 2017 /s/ Michael J. Seng UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 28 1

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