WATKINS v. ALCOA MILL PRODUCTS/ ARCONIC et al
OPINION/ORDER THAT PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS IS GRANTED. THE COMPLAINT IS DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, AND THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL CLOSE THIS CASE. SIGNED BY HONORABLE JEFFREY L. SCHMEHL ON 3/12/18. 3/13/18 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE' AND SUPERINTENDENT SCI HOUTZDALE. (ky, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
LEWIS T. WATKINS,
ALCOA MILL PRODUCTS/ARCONIC, :
AND NOW, this 12th day of March, 2018, upon consideration of plaintiff’s motion to
proceed in forma pauperis and his pro se Complaint, it is ORDERED that:
Leave to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED.
Plaintiff Lewis T. Watkins, #NC-7930, shall pay the full filing fee of $350 in
installments, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b). Based on the financial information provided by
plaintiff, an initial partial filing fee of $23.02 is assessed. The Superintendent or other
appropriate official at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale or at any other prison at
which plaintiff may be incarcerated is directed to deduct $23.02 from plaintiff’s inmate trust
fund account, when such funds become available, and forward that amount to the Clerk of the
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 601 Market Street, Room
2609, Philadelphia, PA 19106, to be credited to Civil Action No. 18-899. After the initial partial
filing fee is collected and until the full filing fee is paid, the Superintendent or other appropriate
official at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale or at any other prison at which plaintiff
may be incarcerated, shall deduct from plaintiff’s account, each time that plaintiff’s inmate trust
fund account exceeds $10, an amount no greater than 20 percent of the money credited to his
account during the preceding month and forward that amount to the Clerk of Court at the address
provided above to be credited to Civil Action No. 18-899.
The Clerk of Court is directed to send a copy of this order to the Superintendent
of the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale.
The complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §
1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), for the reasons stated in the Court’s Memorandum.
The Clerk of Court shall CLOSE this case.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Jeffrey L. Schmehl
JEFFREY L. SCHMEHL, J.
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