IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
December 16, 2009
WILLIAM PHILLIP NEIDINGER, PETITIONER,
S.M. SALINAS, RESPONDENT.
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254, and an application to proceed in forma pauperis. Petitioner's in forma pauperis application is incomplete; petitioner failed to sign the application. Petitioner will be provided the opportunity to either submit a complete application in support of a request to proceed in forma pauperis*fn1 or the appropriate filing fee.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner's July 22, 2009 application to proceed in forma pauperis (Doc. No. 2) is denied without prejudice;
2. Petitioner shall submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, an affidavit in support of his request to proceed in forma pauperis or the appropriate filing fee; petitioner's failure to comply with this order will result in the dismissal of this action; and
3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send petitioner a copy of the in forma pauperis form used by this district.