ROY B. DALTON, Jr., District Judge.
This cause is before the Court on Petitioner's Motion to Stay (Doc. 10). Respondents oppose the motion (Doc. 13). The Supreme Court of the United States has set forth the law explaining when a district court should grant a motion to stay a petition for writ of habeas corpus brought pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2254:
Rhines v. Weber, 544 U.S. 269, 277-78 (2005).
Petitioner seeks a stay of the instant proceedings because he is attempting to exhaust one ground of his habeas petition (Doc. 10- at 2-3) The Court concludes that Petitioner has provided good cause for staying these proceedings. See Rhines, 544 U.S. at 277-78.
Accordingly, it is
1. Petitioner's Motion to Stay (Doc. 10) is
2. Petitioner shall file a motion to reopen this case within
3. Petitioner's Motion for Extension of Time (Doc. 9) is
4. The Clerk of Court is directed to administratively close the case.
5. Petitioner is advised that the failure to comply with the requirements of this Order may result in dismissal of this case without further notice.