C/A No. 5:18-2720-JMC-KDW
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
On October 5, 2018, counseled Defendants filed a Notice of Removal in this court from the Richland County Court of Common Pleas. On October 17, 2018, this court issued an order requiring Plaintiff to advise the court whether he is pursuing claims based on the United States Constitution or on any federal statute or whether he is only pursuing claims based on the South Carolina Constitution and South Carolina law. ECF No. 10. On October 29, 2018, pro se Plaintiff responded and advised that he was pursuing only state-based claims. ECF No. 12. On October 30, 2018, Defendants replied and consented to remand of the action. ECF No. 13 at 2.
Based on the foregoing, IT IS RECOMMENDED that this case be remanded to the Richland County Court of Common Pleas without prejudice to Defendants' rights to file responses to Plaintiff's filings in that court.
IT IS SO RECOMMENDED. October 31, 2018
Florence, South Carolina
Kaymani D. West
United States Magistrate Judge