IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
February 15, 2013
KIMMIE L. OWENS, PETITIONER,
CALIFORNIA BOARD OF PRISON TERMS, RESPONDENT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Kendall J. Newman United States Magistrate Judge
Petitioner, a state prisoner proceeding pro se, has filed an application for a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254. Petitioner consented to proceed before the undersigned for all purposes. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(c). Petitioner filed an in forma pauperis affidavit; however, the certificate portion was not completed by the institution of incarceration.*fn1
Petitioner provided a copy of his Inmate Statement Report, but the report is not certified. Therefore, petitioner will be provided the opportunity to submit a completed affidavit in support of his request to proceed in forma pauperis. Petitioner is cautioned that failure to comply with this order will result in the dismissal of this action.
In accordance with the above, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. Petitioner shall submit, within thirty days from the date of this order, a completed affidavit in support of his request to proceed in forma pauperis; petitioner's failure to comply with this order will result in the dismissal of this action; and
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send petitioner a copy of the in forma pauperis form used by this district.