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Case 1:13-cv-00243-SM Document 4 Filed 06/04/13 Page 1 of 2

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

DISTRICT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Thadius B. Nye





v.












Civil No. 13-cv-243-SM

N.H. State Prison, et al.



ORDER GRANTING MOTION TO PROCEED

IN FORMA PAUPERIS






The plaintiff, an inmate at New Hampshire State Prison (“Institution”), has filed a motion

to proceed in forma pauperis in the above-captioned case, which is accompanied by a certificate

signed by an authorized individual from the Institution. The certificate evidences that for the five-

month period preceding the filing,1 the plaintiff’s average deposits have been $16.25 and the

plaintiff’s average monthly balance has been $.24. Plaintiff has also submitted a signed consent

form indicating consent to permit inmate accounts to make court-ordered payments on his behalf.



The motion to proceed in forma pauperis is GRANTED. While 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1)

requires the court assess an initial filing fee, given the plaintiff’s current balance there shall be no

initial filing fee assessed. In addition, monthly payments of 20% of each preceding month’s

income credited to the plaintiff’s account shall be remitted by the Institution when the amount in

the account exceeds $10.00 until the sum of $350.00 has been paid. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2).



The monthly payments as outlined above, shall be forwarded to the Clerk of Court by the

Institution in accordance with this Order. A copy of this Order, along with a copy of the signed







1 Plaintiff has only been an inmate at the New Hampshire State Prison since November 14,

2012.

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Prisoner Consent Form (doc. no. 3), shall be forwarded by the Court to the Institutions inmate

account department.

SO ORDERED.













Dated: June 4, 2013









cc: Thadius B. Nye, pro se









_____________________________
Landya B. McCafferty
United States Magistrate Judge

Inmate Accounts, New Hampshire State Prison

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