Filing 3

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting Plaintiff's 1 -1 Application to Proceed in forma pauperis and the summons shall not issue at this time, as the Court's su sponte screening has no bee completed. The time to serve process is extended to the date 90 days after the Court permits the Complaint to proceed. (Order sent to Plaintiff via USPS on 1/7/2021) Signed by Judge Peter G. Sheridan on 1/7/2021. (jmh)

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Case 3:20-cv-13184-PGS-TJB Document 3 Filed 01/07/21 Page 1 of 2 PageID: 35 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY JUAN IBN-DON MUMIT TURNER, Plaintiff, Civ. No. 20-13 184 (PGS) (TJB) V. SUSAN SPRINGLER, et al., MEMORANDUM AND ORDER Defendants. Plaintiff is proceeding pro se with a civil rights complaint. Plaintiff has applied to proceed informapauperis. Leave to proceed in this Court without prepayment of fees is authorized. See 28 U.S.C. § 1915. This case is subject to sua sponte screening by this Court. The complaint will be screened in due course. Therefore, IT IS this 7 o-I day of ORDERED Plaintiffs application to proceed informapauperis is hereby granted; and it is further ORDERED SUMMONS SHALL NOT ISSUE, at this time, as the Court’s sua sponte screening has not yet been completed; and it is further ORDERED the time to serve process under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) is hereby extended to the date 90 days after the Court permits the Complaint to proceed; and it is further ORDERED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 19 15(b) and for purposes of account deduction only, the Clerk shall serve a copy of this order by regular mail upon the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey and the warden of the New Jersey State Prison; and it is further ORDERED Plaintiff is assessed a filing fee of $350.00 and shall pay the entire filing fee in the manner set forth in this order pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1) and (2), regardless of the Case 3:20-cv-13184-PGS-TJB Document 3 Filed 01/07/21 Page 2 of 2 PageID: 36 outcome of the litigation, meaning that if the Court dismisses the case as a result of its sua sponte screening, or Plaintiffs case is otherwise administratively terminated or closed, § 1915 does not suspend installment payments of the filing fee or permit refund to the prisoner of the filing fee, or any part of it, that has already been paid; and it is further ORDERED pursuant to Bruce v. Samuels, 136 S. Ct. 627, 632 (2016), if Plaintiff owes fees for more than one court case, whether to a district or appellate court, under the Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) provision governing the mandatory recoupment of filing fees, Plaintiffs monthly income is subject to a simultaneous, cumulative 20% deduction for each case a court has mandated a deduction under the PLRA; i.e., Plaintiff would be subject to a 40% deduction if there are two such cases, a 60% deduction if there are three such cases, etc., until all fees have been paid in full; and it is further ORDERED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), in each month that the amount in Plaintiffs account exceeds $10.00, the agency having custody of Plaintiff shall assess, deduct from Plaintiffs account, and forward to the Clerk of the Court payment equal to 20% of the preceding month’s income credited to Plaintiffs account, in accordance with Bruce, until the $350.00 filing fee is paid. Each payment shall reference the civil docket numbers of the actions to which the payment should be credited; and it is finally ORDERED the Clerk shall send a copy of this order to Plaintiff by regular U.S. mail. PETER G. SHERIDAN United States District Judge 2

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