IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
May 26, 2009
ROBERT EARL DEARMON, PLAINTIFF,
CITY OF FAIRFIELD, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff, a county jail inmate proceeding pro se, has filed a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 together with a motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915. Plaintiff has not, however, filed his application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis on the form used by this district. Use of the form assists plaintiff to establish and the court to evaluate plaintiff's in forma pauperis status in light of 28 U.S.C. § 1915 (b)(1) and (2). Accordingly, plaintiff's motion will be denied without prejudice and plaintiff will be provided the opportunity to submit the application on the appropriate form. Plaintiff is cautioned that he must also provide a certified copy of his inmate trust account statement for the six month period immediately preceding the filing of his complaint.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Plaintiff's May 12, 2009 motion to proceed in forma pauperis is denied without prejudice;
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send plaintiff the court's form Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis By a Prisoner; and
3. Plaintiff shall submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, a completed application to proceed in forma pauperis on the form provided with this order. Plaintiff's failure to comply with this order will result in a recommendation that this action be dismissed without prejudice.
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