Crummer v. Lewis

Filing 4

ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 8/2/2017 DENYING without prejudice plaintiff's 2 request to proceed IFP. The Clerk shall send plaintiff a new ifp form. Within 30 days, plaintiff shall submit a fully completed ifp application and the required certified trust account statement. (Yin, K)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 8 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 9 10 MICHAEL J. CRUMMER, 11 Plaintiff, 12 13 14 v. No. 2:17-cv-1559-EFB P ORDER J. LEWIS, Defendant. 15 16 Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding without counsel in an action brought under 42 17 U.S.C. § 1983. He has submitted an application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, but it is 18 not dated, and is accompanied by an uncertified trust account statement from 2010. The 19 application fails to demonstrate plaintiff’s current inability to prepay the filing fee for this action. 20 See 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1)-(2). 21 Accordingly, plaintiff’s request for leave to proceed in forma pauperis (ECF No. 2) is 22 denied without prejudice. The Clerk of the court is directed to send to plaintiff a new form 23 Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis. Within 30 days from the date of this order, plaintiff 24 shall submit a fully completed application to proceed in forma pauperis and the required certified 25 trust account statement. Failure to comply with this order may result in dismissal of this action. 26 DATED: August 2, 2017. 27 28

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