UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
May 19, 2010
ROBERT MONSERRATE, PLAINTIFF,
VRONDA VEALE, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: William J. Martini, U.S.D.J.
For the reasons expressed in the Opinion filed herewith,
IT IS on this 19th day of May, 2010,
ORDERED that Plaintiff's application to proceed in forma pauperis is granted and the Clerk shall file the Complaint without prepayment of the filing fee; and it is further
ORDERED that the federal claims raised in the Complaint are DISMISSED for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted; and it is further
ORDERED that the Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over claims arising under state law; and it is further
ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b), the Clerk shall serve a copy of this Order by regular mail upon the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey and upon the Warden of Hudson County Correctional Center; and it is further
ORDERED that Plaintiff is assessed a filing fee of $350.00 which shall be deducted from his prison account pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2) in the manner set forth below, regardless of the outcome of the litigation; and it is further
ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(1)(A), Plaintiff is assessed an initial partial filing fee equal to 20% of the average monthly deposits to the Plaintiff's prison account for the six month period immediately preceding the filing of the Complaint; when funds exist, the agency having custody of Plaintiff shall deduct said initial fee from Plaintiff's prison account and forward it to the Clerk; and it is further
ORDERED that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b)(2), until the $350.00 filing fee is paid, each subsequent month that the amount in Plaintiff's prison account exceeds $10.00, the New agency having custody of Plaintiff shall assess, deduct from the Plaintiff's account, and forward to the Clerk payments equal to 20% of the preceding month's income credited to Plaintiff's prison account, with each payment referencing the docket number of this action; and it is finally
ORDERED that the Clerk shall serve this Order and the accompanying Opinion on Plaintiff by regular mail and shall close the file.
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