(PC) Harris v. Dr. Jhamou et al

Filing 6

ORDER GRANTING 2 Motion to Proceed IFP signed by Magistrate Judge Stanley A. Boone on 10/11/2019. (Attachments: # 1 IFP Motion) (Sant Agata, S)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 ANTOINE W. HARRIS, 12 13 14 15 Plaintiff, v. DR. JHAMOU, et al. Defendants. 16 Case No. 1:19-cv-01408-SAB (PC) ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFF’S APPLICATION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS (ECF No. 2) ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT OF INMATE FILING FEE BY WASHOE COUNTY DETENTION FACILITY 17 18 19 20 Plaintiff Antoine W. Harris is a former state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Currently before the Court is Plaintiff’s application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant 21 to 28 U.S.C. § 1915, filed on October 7, 2019. (ECF No. 2.) Plaintiff’s application includes a 22 certified jail trust account statement that reflects the activity in Plaintiff’s trust account for the last 23 six months. (Id. at 3-5.) 24 Since Plaintiff has made the showing required by § 1915, the application to proceed in 25 forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for 26 this action. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments in the 27 amount of twenty percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiff’s trust 28 account. The Washoe County Detention Facility is required to send to the Clerk of the Court 1 1 payments from Plaintiff’s trust account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until 2 the statutory filing fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2). 3 Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 4 1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis, (ECF No. 2), is GRANTED; 5 2. The Sheriff of the Washoe County Detention Facility or his/her designee shall 6 collect payments from Plaintiff’s trust account in an amount equal to twenty 7 percent (20%) of the preceding month’s income credited to the prisoner’s 8 trust account and shall forward those payments to the Clerk of the Court 9 each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28 10 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been collected and forwarded 11 to the Clerk of the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by the 12 name and number assigned to this action; 13 3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of 14 Plaintiff=s in forma pauperis application on the Sheriff of the Washoe County 15 Detention Facility, via mail, at 911 E. Parr Blvd., Reno, NV 89512; and 16 4. 17 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. 18 19 20 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: October 11, 2019 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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