UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 27, 2012
SANFORD D. JONES,
DEE SHAFER, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Dennis L. Beck United States Magistrate Judge
ORDER VACATING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (DOC. 18)
Plaintiff Sanford D. Jones ("Plaintiff") is a civil detainee in the custody of the California Department of Mental Health. Plaintiff is civilly detained pursuant to California's Sexually Violent Predators Act ("SVPA"). Cal. Welf. & Inst. Code § 6600. On February 10, 2010, the Court granted a stay of the proceeding pending completion of Plaintiff's SVPA state civil commitment proceedings. Doc. 11. On December 6, 2011, the Court ordered Plaintiff to update the Court as to the status of his SVPA proceedings, within thirty days. Doc. 17. Plaintiff did not timely respond, and on January 26, 2012, the Court issued Findings and Recommendations recommending dismissal for failure to obey a court order. On February 17, 2012, Plaintiff filed his status update. Doc. 19. Accordingly, the Court HEREBY ORDERS that the Findings and Recommendations issued January 26, 2012 are vacated.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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