Harris v. Severson et al
ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP and ORDER DIRECTING Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by the Sheriff of the Fresno County Jail, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 1/9/18. (Copy of this order submitted to Fresno County Jail and Financial Department) (60-Day Deadline) (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Martin-Gill, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
MIKE SEVERSON, et al.,
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY THE SHERIFF
OF THE FRESNO COUNTY JAIL
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. (Doc. 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 Sheriff of the
Fresno County Jail 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
Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED;
The Sheriff of the Fresno County Jail or his 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 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.
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 Sheriff of the Fresno County Jail, via the court’s
electronic case filing system (CM/ECF).
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.
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.
January 9, 2018
Sheila K. Oberto
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.
Why Is My Information Online?