Yartz v. Coalinga State Hospital et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Erica P. Grosjean on 10/5/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Sant Agata, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
Case No. 1:17-cv-01305-EPG (PC)
NORMAN EUGENE YARTZ,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
(ECF NO. 2)
COALINGA STATE HOSPITAL, et al.,
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FRESNO
Plaintiff is a prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, and has requested
leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. ' 1915 (ECF No. 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
Sheriff is required to send to the Clerk of 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.
In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY
1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED;
2. The Fresno County Sheriff or her designee shall collect payments from
Plaintiff=s prison trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the
preceding month=s income credited to the prisoner=s trust account and shall forward
those payments to the Clerk of 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 Court. The payments shall be clearly
identified by the name and number assigned to this action.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of Plaintiff=s
application to proceed in forma pauperis on the Fresno County Jail, via the Court's
electronic case filing system (CM/ECF).
Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Sacramento Division.
5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, Plaintiff shall submit a
The Clerk of Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial
certified copy of his prison trust account statement for the six-month period immediately
preceding the filing of the complaint, if Plaintiff has not already done so.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
October 5, 2017
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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