Ortega v. Shelton et al
ORDER: Plaintiff has filed a Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis ("IFP") in this case (see Doc. 2 ), but has failed to provide the necessary prisoner trust fund account information as required by the PLRA to determine whether the inmate is entitled to proceed without prepaying fees and costs. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 1915(b)(1), the Court must review the prisoner trust fund account statement for the 6 month period immediately preceding the filing of this action. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff shall provide the Clerk of Court with the attached certification completed by the Trust Fund Officer at the facility and a copy of his/her trust fund account statement (or institutional equivalent) for the period 4/1 /2017 to 10/11/2017 no later than 45 days from the date of this order. Failure to do so will result in dismissal of this action for failure to comply with an Order of this Court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). See generally Ladien v. Astrachan, 128 F.3d 10 51 (7th Cir. 1997); Johnson v. Kamminga, 34 F.3d 466 (7th Cir. 1994). The Clerk is DIRECTED to mail a copy of this Order and the certification form to the Trust Fund Officer at Robinson Correctional Center. (Trust Fund Statement due on or before 11/27/2017.) Signed by Chief Judge Michael J. Reagan on 10/12/2017. (jaj)
I, ___________________________________________________, hereby certify that
(Name and Title of Authorized Officer - please print)
Aldo Ortega currently has the sum of $______________ on account at Robinson
Signature of Authorized Officer
PURSUANT TO 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(2),
PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF THE INMATE’S
TRUST FUND ACCOUNT STATEMENT
FOR THE PAST SIX MONTHS.
Please mail the statement and this completed form to:
Clerk of Court
United States District Court
Southern District of Illinois
P.O. Box 249
East St. Louis, IL 62201
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