Brown v. Hubbard et al

Filing 8

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Gregory G. Hollows on 01/15/09 GRANTING 6 Application to proceed IFP. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. The fee shall be collected and paid in accordance with th is court's order to the Director of the CDC filed concurrently herein. Service is appropriate for the following defendants: Hubbard, Voong, DeMars, Duncan, Duffy, Dwight and Niece. The Clerk shall send plaintiff 7 USM-285 forms, 1 summons and instruction sheet and a copy of the complaint filed September 24, 2008. Within 30 days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete the Notice of Submission of Documents (attached hereto) and submit them to the court. (Streeter, J)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 vs. SUSZANN HUBBARD, et al., Defendants. / Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se. Plaintiff seeks relief pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 and has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915. This proceeding was referred to this court by Local Rule 72-302 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(b)(1). Plaintiff has submitted a declaration that makes the showing required by 28 U.S.C. 1915(a). Accordingly, the request to proceed in forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is required to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. 28 U.S.C. 1914(a), 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff has been without funds for six months and is currently without funds. Accordingly, the court will not assess an initial partial filing fee. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments of twenty percent of the preceding month's income credited to plaintiff's prison trust account. These payments shall be collected 1 ORDER RONNIE BROWN, Plaintiff, No. CIV S-08-2286 GGH P IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 and forwarded by the appropriate agency to the Clerk of the Court each time the amount in plaintiff's account exceeds $10.00, until the filing fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(2). The complaint states a cognizable claim for relief pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983 and 28 U.S.C. 1915A(b). If the allegations of the complaint are proven, plaintiff has a reasonable opportunity to prevail on the merits of this action. In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: 1. Plaintiff's request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis is granted. 2. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for this action. The fee shall be collected and paid in accordance with this court's order to the Director of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation filed concurrently herewith. 3. Service is appropriate for the following defendants: Hubbard, Voong, DeMars, Duncan, Duffy, Dwight, Niece. 4. The Clerk of the Court shall send plaintiff 7 USM-285 forms, one summons, an instruction sheet and a copy of the complaint filed September 24, 2008. 5. Within thirty days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete the attached Notice of Submission of Documents and submit the following documents to the court: a. The completed Notice of Submission of Documents; b. One completed summons; c. One completed USM-285 form for each defendant listed in number 3 above; and d. Eight copies of the endorsed complaint filed September 24, 2008. ///// ///// ///// ///// 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 6. Plaintiff need not attempt service on defendants and need not request waiver of service. Upon receipt of the above-described documents, the court will direct the United States Marshal to serve the above-named defendants pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4 without payment of costs. DATED: January 15, 2009 /s/ Gregory G. Hollows 7 UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DATED: 22 23 24 25 26 Plaintiff order filed vs. SUSZANN HUBBARD, et al., Defendants. __________________________________/ Plaintiff hereby submits the following documents in compliance with the court's : completed summons form completed USM-285 forms copies of the Complaint/Amended Complaint NOTICE OF SUBMISSION OF DOCUMENTS RONNIE BROWN, Plaintiff, No. CIV S-08-2286 GGH P IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

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