Davis v. Kern Valley State Prison et al
ORDER GRANTING 9 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara A. McAuliffe on 3/9/2018. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Sant Agata, S)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
KERN VALLEY STATE PRISON, et al.,
Case No.: 1:18-cv-00243-BAM (PC)
ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
(ECF Nos. 9, 11)
ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF
INMATE FILING FEE BY CALIFORNIA
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
Plaintiff Kendrick Davis (“Plaintiff”) is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil
action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On March 6, 2018, Plaintiff filed the instant motion to
proceed in forma pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (ECF No. 9.) On March 8, 2018, Plaintiff filed a
copy of his trust account statement. (ECF No. 11.)
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 (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiff’s
trust account. The California Department of Corrections is required to send to the Clerk of the
Court payments from Plaintiff’s trust 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).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 9) is GRANTED;
2. The Director of the California Department of Corrections 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 Director of the California Department of
Corrections, via the court’s electronic case filing system (CM/ECF); and
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.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
March 9, 2018
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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