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Simmons v. Williams

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA


February 5, 2010

MELVIN JOSEPH SIMMONS, PLAINTIFF,
v.
K. WILLIAMS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.

ORDER

Plaintiff, a prisoner without counsel, has filed a complaint alleging civil rights violations. See 42 U.S.C. § 1983. He has submitted an affidavit requesting leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1).

Section 1915(a)(2) requires "a prisoner seeking to bring a civil action without prepayment of fees or security therefor, in addition to filing the affidavit filed under paragraph (1), shall submit a certified copy of the trust fund account statement (or institutional equivalent) for the prisoner for the 6-month period immediately preceding the filing of the complaint . . . , obtained from the appropriate official of each prison at which the prisoner is or was confined." Plaintiff has not submitted a certified copy of his trust account statement or the institutional equivalent. He may comply with this requirement by having prison officials complete the "Certificate" portion of the form application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis.

This court has previously advised plaintiff of the certification requirement and warned him that failure to pay the filing fee or submit a certified trust account statement would result in dismissal. See Dckt. No. 6. The court will grant plaintiff a final opportunity to comply with the court's order.

Accordingly, plaintiff has 30 days from the date this order is served to submit the required trust account statement or pay the $350 filing fee. Failure to comply with this order will result in dismissal. The Clerk of the court is directed to send to plaintiff a new form Application to Proceed In Forma Pauperis by a Prisoner.

So ordered.

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