IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 10, 2006
UNITED STATES EX REL. JENNIFER HOUSEMAN, PLAINTIFF
ARAMARK CORPORATION D/B/A ARAMARK PRISON FOOD SERVICES, DEFENDANT
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Conner
AND NOW, this 10th day of January, 2006, upon consideration of plaintiff- relator's unopposed motion to dismiss (Doc. 31), averring that the parties have reached a settlement regarding the disputed claims, and it appearing that the government consents to the dismissal (see Doc. 32), see 31 U.S.C. § 3730(b)(1) (providing that qui tam actions "may be dismissed only if the court and the Attorney General give written consent to the dismissal and their reasons for consenting"), it is hereby ORDERED that:
1. The motion to dismiss (Doc. 31) is GRANTED.
2. The above-captioned case is DISMISSED with prejudice as to plaintiff-relator Jennifer Houseman.
3. The Clerk of Court is directed to CLOSE this case.
4. The court retains jurisdiction of this matter, for a period of thirty (30) days, to resolve any disputes which may arise in the implementation of the settlement agreement.
CHRISTOPHER C. CONNER United States District Judge
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