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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

FRESNO DIVISION

JASON J. ROCHA,

Plaintiff,

v.

MERCED COUNTY SHERIFF'S
DEPARTMENT,


_____________________________/

Defendant.

1:13-cv-01047-GSA-PC
ORDER GRANTING APPLICATION TO
PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS
(#2)

and

ORDER DIRECTING PAYMENT
OF INMATE FILING FEE BY
STANISLAUS COUNTY SHERIFF

Plaintiff, Jason J. Rocha (BK# 1327239) is a prisoner proceeding pro se pursuant to 42

U.S.C. § 1983 and has requested leave to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915.
Plaintiff has made the showing required by § 1915(a) and accordingly, the request to proceed in
forma pauperis will be granted. Plaintiff is obligated to pay the statutory filing fee of $350.00 for
this action. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1). Plaintiff is obligated to make monthly payments in the amount
of twenty percent of the preceding month’s income credited to plaintiff’s trust account. The
Stanislaus County Sheriff or his/her designee is required to send to the Clerk of the Court payments
from plaintiff’s account each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, until the statutory
filing fee is paid in full. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2).
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Case 1:13-cv-01047-GSA Document 4 Filed 07/11/13 Page 2 of 2

In accordance with the above and good cause appearing therefore, IT IS HEREBY


ORDERED that:

1. Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED;
2. The Stanislaus County Sheriff or his/her designee shall collect payments from
plaintiff’s inmate trust account in an amount equal to twenty per cent (20%) of the preceding
month’s income credited to the inmate’s trust account and shall forward those payments to the
Clerk of the Court each time the amount in the account exceeds $10.00, in accordance with 28
U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until a total of $350.00 has been collected and forwarded to the Clerk of
the Court. The payments shall be clearly identified by the name and number assigned to this
action.

3. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order and a copy of

plaintiff’s in forma pauperis application on the Stanislaus County Sheriff, via mail at 250 E. Hackett
Road, Modesto, CA 95358.

4. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the Financial

Department, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, Fresno Division.

5. Within sixty (60) days of the date of service of this order, plaintiff shall submit a
certified copy of his prison trust account statement for the six-month period immediately preceding
the filing of the complain, if plaintiff has not already done so.

IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: July 11, 2013 /s/ Gary S. Austin

220hhe UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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