Lott v. GEO International et al

Filing 5

ORDER re 2 MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis filed by John Anthony Lott. Plaintiff shall file jail trust fund account statement within 30 days. Signed by Judge G. Patrick Murphy on 8/13/07. (hbs)

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Lott v. GEO International et al Doc. 5 Case 3:07-cv-00544-GPM Document 5 Filed 08/15/2007 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS JOHN ANTHONY LOTT, Inmate #06501- ) 025, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) GEO INTERNATIONAL, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) CIVIL NO. 07-544-GPM MEMORANDUM AND ORDER MURPHY, Chief District Judge: Plaintiff, a prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1915 together with a civil action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. However, Plaintiff has not submitted a certified copy of his prison trust fund account statement for the sixmonth period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint as required by 1915(a)(1). IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiff shall submit, within THIRTY (30) DAYS of the date of the entry of this order, a certified copy of his prison trust fund account statement for the sixmonth period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint. Plaintiff is ADVISED that in the event he has been transferred among institutions during this six-month period, it is Plaintiff's responsibility to obtain a copy of his prison trust fund account statement from each such facility and to forward it to the Court. Plaintiff is FURTHER ADVISED that his obligation to pay the filing fee for this action was incurred at the time the action was filed; such an obligation will exist whether or not Plaintiff is granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis. 28 U.S.C. 1915(b)(1); see also Page 1 of 2 Dockets.Justia.com Case 3:07-cv-00544-GPM Document 5 Filed 08/15/2007 Page 2 of 2 Lucien v. Jockisch, 133 F.3d 464, 467 (7th Cir. 1998). IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that upon conclusion of this thirty-day period, should Plaintiff fail to comply with this order, this action will be dismissed for failure to comply with an order of this Court. FED. R. CIV. P. 41(b); see generally Ladien v. Astrachan, 128 F.3d 1051 (7th Cir. 1997); Johnson v. Kamminga, 34 F.3d 466 (7th Cir. 1994). IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: 08/13/07 s/ G. Patrick Murphy G. Patrick Murphy Chief United States District Judge Page 2 of 2

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