IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
June 28, 2012
LANCE KERWIN HENDERSON, PLAINTIFF,
DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE AT SACRAMENTO, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff, a prisoner without counsel, has filed a complaint alleging civil rights violations.*fn1 See 42 U.S.C. §1983. This proceeding was referred to this court by Local Rule 302 pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1) and is before the undersigned pursuant to plaintiff's consent. Dckt. No. 3; see E.D. Cal. Local Rules, Appx. A, at (k)(4).
To proceed with a civil action a plaintiff must pay the $350 filing fee required by 28 U.S.C. § 1914(a) or request leave to proceed in forma pauperis and submit the affidavit and trust account statement required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a).
Plaintiff has neither paid the fee nor submitted a proper application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. If plaintiff wishes to proceed with this action, he must do one or the other.
Accordingly, plaintiff has 30 days from the date of service of this order to submit either the filing fee or the application required by § 1915(a). The Clerk of the Court is directed to mail to plaintiff a form application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis. Failure to comply with this order will result in the dismissal of this action, without prejudice.