Ruby v. Matevovsian
ORDER GRANTING Application to Proceed in Forma Pauperis and ORDER DIRECTING Payment of Inmate Filing Fee by FCI Mendota 5 , signed by Magistrate Judge Gary S. Austin on 3/8/2018. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Application) (Hellings, J)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
1:18-cv-00200 GSA (PC)
WARDEN A. MATEVOVSIAN,
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY FCI
Plaintiff is a federal prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 403 U.S. 388 (1971) 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. FCI Mendota 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 Warden of FCI Mendota or his/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 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
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 Warden of FCI Mendota, at P.O. Box 39,
Mendota, CA 93640.
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, Sacramento Division.
5. Within thirty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall submit a
certified copy of his/her 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.
March 8, 2018
/s/ Gary S. Austin
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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