UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 14, 2010
TONY AUSTIN GANT, PLAINTIFF,
JAMES HARTLEY, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Michael J. Seng United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO STAY (ECF No. 6)
Plaintiff Tony Austin Gant ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Before the Court is Plaintiff's Motion to Stay [ECF No. 6] asking the Court to stay the matter due to his unanticipated transfer between facilities.
Plaintiff's complaint was filed on May 28, 2010 and is currently awaiting the Court's screening pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(A). Such screening is necessary before the case can proceed. Given the Court's current case load, it will likely be months it is able to screen Plaintiff's Complaint. Plaintiff is not currently facing any deadlines. Nothing more will be asked of Plaintiff until after screening occurs.
Accordingly, Plaintiff's Motion to Stay [ECF No. 6] is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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