Sund v. SanMar Corporation

Filing 7

ORDER adopting in part Judge Tsuchida's Report and Recommendation 6 . The court grants Mr. Sund's 5 motion to dismiss to the extent it requests dismissal of this matter, but denies the motion to the extent it requests reinstatement. Case is dismissed without prejudice. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (PM) cc: Plaintiff via the USPS

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 8 9 10 MATTHEW SUND, Plaintiff, 11 CASE NO. C17-0357JLR ORDER v. 12 13 SANMAR CORPORATION, Defendant. 14 15 This matter comes before the court on Plaintiff Matthew Sund’s motions to 16 proceed in forma pauperis (“IFP”) (1st IFP Mot. (Dkt. # 1); 2d IFP Mot. (Dkt. # 4)) and 17 his “Motion to Dismiss and Reinstate” (MTD (Dkt. # 5)). 18 The court has reviewed the Honorable Brian A. Tsuchida’s Report and 19 Recommendation (R&R (Dkt. # 6)), the pleadings related to it, and Mr. Sund’s Motion to 20 Dismiss and Reinstate (MTD). Judge Tsuchida recommends that the court deny Mr. 21 Sund’s motions to proceed IFP because Mr. Sund has failed to declare under penalty of 22 perjury that the facts he alleges in his IFP applications are true and correct. (See R&R at ORDER - 1 1 1-2.) Judge Tsuchida also recommends that the court direct Mr. Sund to pay the filing 2 fee and indicate that if Mr. Sund does not pay the filing fee within 30 days, the Clerk will 3 close the case. (Id. at 2.) However, Mr. Sund’s Motion to Dismiss and Reinstate states 4 that Mr. Sund “doesn’t need anything else from [the court].” (MTD at 1.) 5 The court therefore ADOPTS in part the report and recommendation (Dkt. # 6). 6 Specifically, the court ADOPTS the portion of the report and recommendation that 7 recommends denying Mr. Sund’s motions to proceed IFP and DENIES Mr. Sund’s IFP 8 applications (Dkt. ## 1, 4). However, the court DECLINES to allow Mr. Sund 30 days to 9 pay the filing fee because Mr. Sund seeks dismissal and states that he does not need any 10 further relief from the court. Accordingly, the court GRANTS Mr. Sund’s motion (Dkt. 11 # 5) to the extent it requests dismissal of this matter, but DENIES the motion to the extent 12 it requests “reinstatement.” Finally, the court DISMISSES this case WITHOUT 13 PREJUDICE and DIRECTS the Clerk to close the case. 14 Dated this 11th day of April, 2017. 15 16 A 17 JAMES L. ROBART United States District Judge 18 19 20 21 22 ORDER - 2

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