Gustard v. Harris et al

Filing 8

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 2/13/17 ORDERING that plaintiff has 30 days from the date this order is served to submit the required trust account statement. If plaintiff is unable to comply with this order, he must submit t o the court a copy of his request for a copy of his certified trust account statement along with any responses received from prison officials. Failure to comply with this order may result in dismissal. The Clerk of the court is directed to send to plaintiff a new form Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis by a Prisoner.(Dillon, M)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 CHRISTOPHER IAN GUSTARD, 12 Plaintiff, 13 14 No. 2:17-cv-0012-EFB P v. ORDER KAMALA D. HARRIS, et al., 15 Defendants, et. al., 16 Plaintiff is a federal inmate proceeding without counsel in an action brought under 42 17 18 U.S.C. § 1983. He has submitted an affidavit requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis 19 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1), but has failed to submit a certified trust account statement. 20 According to plaintiff, “BOP staff . . . stated that staff’s signature would not be provided.” ECF 21 No. 2 at 3. Section 1915(a)(2) requires “a prisoner seeking to bring a civil action without prepayment 22 23 of fees or security therefor, in addition to filing the affidavit filed under paragraph (1), shall 24 submit a certified copy of the trust fund account statement (or institutional equivalent) for the 25 prisoner for the 6-month period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint . . . , obtained 26 from the appropriate official of each prison at which the prisoner is or was confined.” Plaintiff 27 has not submitted a certified copy of his trust account statement or the institutional equivalent. 28 ///// 1 1 Accordingly, plaintiff has 30 days from the date this order is served to submit the required 2 trust account statement. If plaintiff is unable to comply with this order, he must submit to the 3 court a copy of his request for a copy of his certified trust account statement along with any 4 responses received from prison officials. Failure to comply with this order may result in 5 dismissal. The Clerk of the court is directed to send to plaintiff a new form Application to 6 Proceed In Forma Pauperis by a Prisoner. 7 So ordered. 8 Dated: February 13, 2017. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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