Wilson v. Tuolumne County et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 10/12/2017. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Sant Agata, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
CHRISTOPHER JOHN WILSON,
TUOLUMNE COUNTY, et al.,
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY TUOLUMNE
Plaintiff is a Tuolomne County Jail inmate 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.
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 Tuolomne County Sheriff is required to send to the Clerk of the 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. ' 1915(b)(2).
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 Tuolumne County Sheriff or his/her designee shall collect payments from
plaintiff=s jail trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the
preceding month=s income credited to the inmate=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.
3. 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 Tuolumne County Sheriff at 175 Yaney
Ave., Sonora, CA 95370.
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, Sacramento Division.
5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall submit a
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 12, 2017
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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