Hook v. Corizon Correctional Healthcare et al

Middle District of Florida, flmd-8:2017-cv-01099

REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION re {{2}} MOTION for leave to proceed in forma pauperis/affidavit of indigency filed by Thomas Manning Hook, {{1}} Complaint filed by Thomas Manning Hook. Signed by Magistrate Judge Amanda Arnold Sansone on 8/25/2017. (BEE)

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PageID 122 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION THOMAS M. HOOK, Plaintiff, v. Case No.: 8:17-cv-1099-T-23AAS CORIZON CORRECTIONAL HEALTHCARE, SCOTT KENNEDY, JAMIE JEORGE, Defendants. _____________________________________/ REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Before the Court is Plaintiff's Affidavit of Indigency (Doc. 2), which the undersigned construes as a motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis.1 On July 7, 2017, upon review of Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 1), the undersigned deferred ruling on Plaintiff's request to proceed in forma pauperis. (Doc. 5). The undersigned ordered Plaintiff to file an amended complaint and notarized affidavit of indigency by July 31, 2017. (Id.). On July 18, 2017, the undersigned granted in part Plaintiff's Motion for Continuance (Doc. 6), and extended the deadline for Plaintiff to file an amended complaint and affidavit until August 21, 2017 (Doc. 9). Plaintiff failed to file an amended complaint and notarized affidavit. Accordingly, and upon consideration, it is RECOMMENDED that: Plaintiff's construed Motion For Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. 2) be 1 The motion has been referred to the undersigned for disposition or a Report and Recommendation. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b); Local Rules 6.01(b) and (c), M.D. Fla. 1 PageID 123 DENIED and Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 1) be DISMISSED. DONE AND ENTERED in Tampa, Florida on this 25th day of August, 2017. NOTICE TO PARTIES Failure to file written objections to the proposed findings and recommendations contained in this report within fourteen (14) days from the date of this service shall bar an aggrieved party from attacking the factual findings on appeal. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1). Copies to: Pro se Plaintiff 2