DAVIS v. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS et al

Filing 7

ORDER GRANTING 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by JIMMY EARL DAVIS to extent case may proceed w/o prepayment of entire filing fee. Plaintiff shall submit partial filing fee of $42.53 by 4/7/2010. (Fee due by 4/7/2010.). Signed by SENIOR JUDGE MAURICE M PAUL on 3/9/2010. (Copy of order and cover letter to Dept of Corrections.) (jws)

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Page 1 of 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE DIVISION JIMMY EARL DAVIS, Plaintiff, v. FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, HASSETT, Defendants. _____________________________/ ORDER Plaintiff, an inmate proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights complaint, (doc. 1), and a motion to proceed in forma pauperis (IFP) (doc. 2). Pursuant to the Court's previous order (doc. 5) Plaintiff filed a supplement to his in forma pauperis motion by filing his prisoner consent and inmate account financial information (doc. 6). Good cause having been shown, it is ORDERED that: 1. Leave to proceed in forma pauperis (doc. 2) is GRANTED to the extent that the case may proceed without the prepayment of the entire filing fee. 2. The clerk of court shall assess Plaintiff $42.53 based on his monthly deposits for the preceding six months and as provided in 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1)(A). CASE NO. 1:10-cv-00029-MP-AK Page 2 of 3 3. Plaintiff shall have until APRIL 7, 2010, to submit the partial filing fee as assessed by the clerk of court. A check from a penal institution, a cashier's check, or a money order should be made payable to "Clerk, U.S. District Court" and sent to: United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, Office of the Clerk, 111 North Adams Street, Suite 322, Tallahassee, Florida 32301-7717. Personal checks will not be accepted. The following information shall either be included on the face of the check from the penal institution, cashier's check, or money order or attached thereto: (1) the full name of the prisoner; (2) the prisoner's inmate number; and (3) Northern District of Florida Case Number; 1:10-cv-29-mp/ak. Checks or money orders which do not have this information will be returned to the penal institution or to Plaintiff. 4. After payment of the initial partial filing fee, the prisoner shall be required to make monthly payments of 20 percent of the preceding month's income (that is, all funds deposited in the account) credited to the prisoner's account. The agency having custody of the prisoner shall forward payments from the prisoner's account on a monthly basis to the clerk of court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00. These payments shall continue until the filing fee of $350.00 is paid in full. The prisoner information described in Paragraph 3 shall either be included on the face of the check from the penal institution, cashier's check, or money order or attached thereto. 5. The clerk of court shall MAIL a copy of this order, with the appropriate cover letter, to: Department of Corrections, Office of the General Counsel, 2601 Blair Stone Road, Tallahassee, FL 32399-2500. Case No: 1:10-cv-00029-MP-AK Page 3 of 3 6. No further action shall be taken with regard to Plaintiff's claims until the initial partial filing fee is received. 7. Failure to submit the partial filing fee as instructed may result in a dismissal of this action and Plaintiff's inability to proceed in forma pauperis in future actions. 8. The clerk shall refer this action to the undersigned on or before APRIL 7, 2010. DONE AND ORDERED this 9th day of March, 2010 s/Maurice M. Paul Maurice M. Paul, Senior District Judge Case No: 1:10-cv-00029-MP-AK

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