ORDER GRANTING REQUEST FOR SUSPENSION OF REQUIREMNT TO FILE RESPONSIVE PLEADING
(ECF NO. 6)
ERICA P. GROSJEAN, Magistrate Judge.
Edward B. Spencer ("Plaintiff") is a state prisoner proceeding pro se in this civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. On May 23, 2017, Defendant Kelso removed this case to federal court from Kings County, California Superior Court. (ECF No. 1). On May 26, 2017, Defendant Kelso filed a motion to dismiss. (ECF No. 5). On June 2, 2017, Defendant Barnett filed a request for screening of the Complaint. (ECF No. 6). Defendant Barnett also requests that the Court issue an order that they need not file a responsive pleading until 30 days after the court issues its screening order. (Id.)
Presently, the Court is intends to screen the Complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a). Therefore, the Court will not require a responsive pleading at this time and will suspend the requirement until 30 days after the Court issues a screening order or it otherwise directs that a responsive pleading be filed.
IT IS SO ORDERED.