South Carolina House of Representatives
David H. Wilkins, Speaker of the House
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The full House Judiciary Committee met on Tuesday, April 8, and reported out several bills. The committee gave a favorable report on H.3133, a bill modifying the definition of NONMARITAL PROPERTY. For purposes of judicial apportionment during marital litigation, this bill includes as nonmarital property any property that is neither acquired with marital funds nor titled in the name of one or the other spouse, or both of them. Such property must not be: the subject of a marital equitable claim or distribution between the spouses; apportioned temporarily or permanently to either spouse; or transmuted into marital property for any purpose. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendment on H.3572, a bill DISALLOWING FIREARMS GAMES AT BUSINESSES PERMITTED TO SELL BEER/WINE. The bill adds to the list of activities prohibited for holders of beer/wine permits the conducting of games that use firearms at which prizes are awarded and the games are held on or adjacent to the property on which is located the place of business which is licensed for on-premises consumption of beer or wine. The committee gave a favorable report on H.3552, a bill pertaining to REPORTING INSTANCES OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN, VULNERABLE ADULTS, OR ANIMALS. This bill revises the list of persons required or permitted to report child abuse or neglect, so as to include an officer or agent of the South Carolina Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or of a society incorporated for the prevention of cruelty to animals and an animal control officer. These individuals are also added to the list of persons required to report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of vulnerable adults. The bill provides that Department of Social Services and Adult Protective Services employees must report known or suspected instances of animal cruelty, fighting, or baiting. The bill provides for immunity from liability for such reporting. The bill provides that any veterinarian or other person may report suspected animal cruelty, fighting, or baiting. The bill provides for immunity from civil and criminal liability for such reporting. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendments on H.3212, a bill providing for CREDITS IN VULNERABLE ADULT ABUSE IN CONTINUING LAW ENFORCEMENT EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS. This bill revises requirements in continuing law enforcement education credits in domestic violence, so as to also require credits in vulnerable adult abuse. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendments on H.3587, a bill pertaining to JOINT CHILD CUSTODY. The bill provides that in an action in which child custody or visitation is in dispute, there is a rebuttable presumption that joint custody is in the best interest of the child. However, the judge may designate one parent as the primary caregiver and the other parent as the secondary caregiver. The committee gave a favorable report on S.508, a bill REQUIRING A COURT CONTINUANCE FOR MEMBERS OF RESERVES ON ACTIVE DUTY. This bill expands the provision relating to a judge's duty to grant a continuance in a court case when a party or his attorney is on active duty as a member of the national guard by also requiring that a judge grant a continuance in a court case when a party or his attorney is on active duty as a member of the reserves. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendments on H.3187, a bill PROHIBITING STATE USE OF AN INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR LOBBYIST. The bill provides that it is unlawful for a state agency, authority, or department to directly or indirectly hire or retain an independent contractor as a lobbyist. This provision does not include foundations established by state-sponsored universities or institutions of higher education that do not receive appropriated funds on an annual basis. The committee gave a favorable report on H.3332, a bill pertaining to DRUG PARAPHERNALIA. This bill revises provisions relating to the unlawful advertisement for sale, manufacture, sale, delivery, or possession with intent to sell or deliver drug paraphernalia, so as to make technical changes and to revise the penalties. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendments on H.3052, a bill revising PENALTIES FOR LITTERING. The bill provides that when the sentence for a littering violation includes litter-gathering labor in addition to a fine or imprisonment, the litter-gathering portion of the sentence is mandatory and must not be suspended. However, the court, upon the request of the violator, may direct that the person pay an additional monetary penalty in lieu of the litter-gathering portion of the sentence that must be equal to the amount of five dollars an hour of litter-gathering labor. Probation may not be granted in lieu of the litter-gathering requirement except for a person's physical or other incapacities. All funds collected in lieu of the mandatory litter-gathering labor must be remitted to Palmetto Pride to be used in connection with their litter efforts. The bill also provides that only those littering violations which occurred within a period of five years including and immediately preceding the date of the last violation constitute prior violations under the provisions. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendment on H.3516, a bill authorizing RESTITUTION FOR FRAUDULENTLY APPROPRIATED RENTAL PROPERTY. The bill revises provisions relating to the failure to return or the fraudulent appropriation of a rented or leased motor vehicle, trailer, appliance, equipment, tool, clothing, or formal wear so as to provide that for such a violation a circuit court judge or magistrate may order restitution in an appropriate amount based on the loss of revenue or replacement value, whichever is less.
The full House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee met on Tuesday, April 8, and reported out several bills. The committee gave a favorable report on H.3429, a bill pertaining to a LANDLORD'S RESPONSIBILITY FOR UTILITY BILLS. This bill eliminates a provision under which, unless otherwise agreed in writing, a tenant has sole financial responsibility for gas, electric, water, sewerage, or garbage services provided to the premises the tenant leases, and a landlord is not liable for a tenant's account. The language eliminated by the bill provides that an entity or utility providing gas, electric, water, sewerage, or garbage services must not: (1) require a landlord to execute an agreement to be responsible for all charges billed to premises leased by a tenant; or (2) discontinue or refuse to provide services to the premises the tenant leases based on the fact that the landlord refused to execute an agreement to be responsible for all the charges billed to the tenant leasing that premises. The committee gave a report of favorable with amendments on H.3080, a bill PROHIBITING AN UNAUTHORIZED CHANGE OF UTILITY PROVIDER, a practice commonly referred to as "slamming." The bill provides that a utility (gas, heat, water, sewerage collection and disposal, street railway service, telephone, and electrical) may not submit a change request for a customer's utility provider without the customer's authorization. Techniques approved by state and federal agencies must be used when changing a customer's utility provider. Under the legislation, a violator of the anti-slamming provisions is liable to the customer for all charges incurred by the customer, in excess of those normally incurred through his designated provider, during the period of the unauthorized change. A telephone utility that violates the provisions is liable as provided under Federal Communications Commission guidelines. A utility that willfully, knowingly, or repeatedly violates these anti-slamming provisions is subject to a fine of not less than two thousand dollars nor more than ten thousand dollars for each violation. The fines collected are to be collected and retained by the Public Service Commission. The committee gave a favorable report on S.448, a bill revising STORAGE CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS FOR LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS DEALERS. Under current law, each dealer of liquid petroleum gas (which includes propane, methane, and butane) is required to have a storage capacity of at least 30,000 water gallons. The bill authorizes two dealers to share a 30,000-gallon tank. Such sharing of storage capacity must be specified in a written agreement which must be submitted each time a license is renewed by the Liquid Petroleum Gas Board. The board would examine each agreement on a case-by-case basis to determine if the agreement provides each dealer with adequate capacity. H.3252, a bill AUTHORIZING SUSPENSION OF OCCUPATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LICENSES FOR NONPAYMENT OF STUDENT LOANS, was recommitted to the Business and Commerce Subcommittee. H.3566, a bill pertaining to FINES IMPOSED BY THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION, was recommitted to the Public Utility Subcommittee.
The bill also provides that volunteer advocates may: make regular visits to nursing homes where they are assigned; identify and informally address concerns of nursing home residents and their families; and assist in gathering information for regional ombudsmen.
The bill requires and provides for criminal background checks for volunteer advocates. The bill provides that beginning in 2003-2004, DHHS shall implement the program for a three year period in a limited number of areas considering the areas of the state where complaints about nursing homes have been highest, using funds from civil money penalties. The bill requires that DHHS submit a report on the program's implementation, including recommendations to the General Assembly and the Governor, by January 15, 2006. As State and other funds become available, the bill provides that DHHS shall expand the program statewide.
The bill provides that a nursing home may not be held liable for civil or criminal acts or omissions of a volunteer advocate. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3591, a bill which CONFORMS STATUTES REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF SPECIALIZING IN HEARING AIDS TO THE STATUTORY, ORGANIZATIONAL, AND ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK ESTABLISHED FOR PROFESSIONAL AND OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS. The bill includes provisions for the licensure and regulation of hearing aid specialists, including penalties for violations. The bill devolves the powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) regarding the "Practice of Specializing in Hearing Aids Act" upon the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation.
The bill establishes the Board of Examiners for Hearing Instrument Specialists and Fitters (the Board), comprised of: five hearing instrument specialists, each of whom must have five years or more experience and hold a valid hearing aid specialist license; one licensed otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctor); and one consumer member. All Board members would be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The bill requires that a licensee, before dispensing a hearing aid, must conduct a hearing measurement including pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, and hearing aid evaluation. The bill requires practitioners to be licensed either as a hearing instrument specialist or as a hearing aid fitter, and the bill provides requirements for each of these designations.
The bill allows the Board to issue a temporary permit valid for twelve months and renewable for another twelve months. During the temporary permit period, the bill requires that the permit holder pass a Board-approved examination.
The bill includes a grandfather clause for hearing aid dealers who currently are licensed by DHEC. The bill requires that licensed hearing instrument specialists and fitters must receive at least sixteen hours of continuing education every two years. The bill exempts licensed audiologists from licensure by the Board.
The House Ways and Means Committee reported out a number of bills this week. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3899, the RESEARCH UNIVERSITIES RESTRUCTURING AND INFRASTRUCTURE ACT. As reported by the Committee, this bill revises current provisions in order to allow South Carolina's research universities - the University of South Carolina, Clemson University, and the Medical University of South Carolina - to focus on research and development and to focus on their role in a knowledge-based economy.
The bill creates and provides for a ten member South Carolina Research Oversight Council (the Council) to provide oversight and to coordinate the affairs of the three research universities. These institutions would no longer be members of the Commission on Higher Education. Funds for the necessary technical, administrative, and clerical assistance and other expenses of the Council would be carried in the annual appropriation act. The sum appropriated to fully fund the Council would be divided evenly among the three universities.
The bill enacts the "State General Obligation Economic Development and Research University Bond Act" which, among other things, increases the limitation on general obligation debt from five percent to five and one-half percent, with the additional debt service capacity to provide infrastructure and facilities for economic development within the State and the advancement of the research universities, as provided in the bill.
The bill includes other provisions intended to give these Research Universities the flexibility and responsibility to assume a greater role in the State's economic development. These provisions include, but are not limited to: removal of the cap for federal/other funded employee bonus pay; provision of graduate assistant health benefits; allowing establishment of research grant positions without regard to the university's authorized allocation of FTE's; and increasing the maximum allowed number of education fee waivers at these universities from 2% to 4% of the student body. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3900, the "VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ACT OF SOUTH CAROLINA." As reported by the Committee, this bill establishes within the Department of Commerce a fund governed by a seven member board appointed by the Speaker of the House, the President Pro Tempore of the Senate, and the Governor, to promote investment in knowledge-based technology companies.
The fund is required to seek capital commitments to the fund in accordance with procedures approved by the State Budget and Control Board. These proceeds would be used to make investments with venture capital investors. The venture capital companies would then invest those monies in qualified companies in South Carolina.
The bill defines "venture capital" as equity, near equity, and seed capital financing including, without limitation, early stage research and development capital for startup enterprises, and other equity, near equity, or seed capital for growth and expansion of entrepreneurial enterprises. If the fund has insufficient monies to repay these funds, the fund may issue tax credit certificates used to offset state bank and insurance premium tax liabilities. No more than twenty million dollars in tax credit certificates can be redeemable in any one year, and no more than one hundred million dollars may be issued and outstanding at any one time. The bill provides that the fund may retain an amount annually, not to exceed one percent of the capital commitments received, for expenses incurred by the fund.
The bill's stated intent is to increase the availability of equity, near equity, or seed capital of at least one hundred million dollars for emerging, expanding, relocating, and restructuring enterprises in South Carolina, so as to strengthen the State's economic base and to support the State's economic goals. The bill is also intended to address long-term capital needs of small-sized and medium-sized firms, to address the needs of micro enterprises, to expand availability of venture capital, and to increase international trade and export finance opportunities for South Carolina based companies. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on S.203. As reported by the Committee, this bill establishes the SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHER EDUCATION EXCELLENCE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM, administered by the Commission on Higher Education (the Commission) for the general purpose of enhancing the educational opportunities of low-income and educationally disadvantaged children. The program would be funded from the Education Lottery Account as provided by the General Assembly. From these funds, the Commission would contract with "eligible institutions" (defined as four-year institutions of higher learning at which sixty percent or more of the enrolled undergraduate students are low income and educationally disadvantaged students) certified by the Commission to accomplish the purposes of the bill. Allowed uses of these fund include, but are not limited to: purchase, rental, or lease of scientific or laboratory equipment; construction, maintenance, renovation, and improvement of instructional facilities; support of faculty exchanges, development, and fellowships; purchase of library materials; tutoring, counseling, and other student services to improve academic success; funds and administrative management, and acquisition of equipment for use in strengthening funds management; joint use of facilities such as libraries and labs; establishment or improvement of development offices to facilitate private sector fundraising; and establishing or enhancing teacher education programs. The Committee reported favorable on S.269, a joint resolution which REQUIRES THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD TO TRANSFER OWNERSHIP OF A SURPLUS NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY IN RIDGELAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, TO THE COUNTY OF JASPER. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3586. As reported by the Committee, this bill creates within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) the SOUTH CAROLINA RETIREES AND INDIVIDUALS POOLING TOGETHER FOR SAVINGS (SCRIPTS) PROGRAM. This program would combine the purchasing power of South Carolina citizens age sixty-five or older who have resided in the State for at least six months and who are not eligible for Medicaid prescription benefits. These citizens would enroll in the program to reduce their prescription drug costs. The bill requires DHHS to combine negotiating power for the program with negotiating power for pharmaceutical pricing and rebates which may exist now or in the future. The bill provides that DHHS will administer the program and will submit a plan for implementation and administration of the program, as described in the bill, to the State Budget and Control Board. Upon review of the Budget and Control Board, the program may be implemented as soon as practicable. The program would be funded entirely from annual enrollment fees collected from program participants. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3641. As reported by the Committee, this bill requires that, unless reauthorized by the General Assembly, the PROVISIONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACT SHALL TERMINATE ON JUNE 30, 2010 and that this Act and all other laws and regulations dealing with community development corporations and community development financial institutions are repealed on that date. The Committee reported favorable on S.360, a bill which REVISES PROCEDURES INCLUDED IN THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE (UCC) - SECURED TRANSACTIONS CHAPTER BY RECALCULATING HOW FEES FOR FILING AND INDEXING ARE ASSESSED. The bill re-establishes the filing fee schedule for processing UCC documents to: an eight dollar base filing fee if the record is written and consists of one or two pages; a ten dollar fee if the record is written and consists of three pages - and one dollar for each additional page after the third page; a ten dollar fee if the record is communicated by another authorized medium. The Committee reported favorable on S.444, a joint resolution which provides that for fiscal year 2002-03 only and under specified conditions, ALL UNIVERSITY APPROPRIATED FUNDS TO BE USED FOR BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCH IN INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY OUTREACH OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE STATE'S RURAL AND URBAN CITIZENS MAY ALSO BE USED FOR INSTRUCTIONAL AND ESSENTIAL OPERATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The Committee reported favorable on H.3369, a bill which PROVIDES THAT DUES FOR THE SOUTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION MAY BE DEDUCTED FROM STATE EMPLOYEES AND RETIREES PAYROLL. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3741. As reported by the Committee, this bill EXEMPTS FROM THE STATE EMPLOYEES GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE ACT EMPLOYEES DETERMINED BY THE BUDGET AND CONTROL BOARD OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES TO BE WITHIN TWO MANAGERIAL LEVELS OF THE AGENCY HEAD OR EQUIVALENT POSITION. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3065. As reported by the Committee, this bill enacts the OVERDUE TAX DEBT COLLECTION ACT, intended to ship the cost of collecting overdue tax debts to the delinquent taxpayers who owe these debts. The bill defines "overdue tax debt" as any part of a tax debt that remains unpaid one hundred twenty days or more after the first notice (unless an installment agreement is in place as provided in the bill). The bill authorizes the Department of Revenue (DOR) to impose a collection assistance fee on overdue tax debts equal to twenty percent of the overdue amount, and requires DOR to use the proceeds of the collection assistance fee to fund the South Carolina Business One Stop (SCBOS) program within DOR. Fees collected above the amount required to fund the SCBOS program must be expended by DOR for budgeted operations. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3531. As reported by the Committee, this bill AUTHORIZES THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (THE DEPARTMENT) TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE SECTOR ENTITIES THAT ALLOW FOR INMATE LABOR TO BE PROVIDED FOR PRISON INDUSTRY SERVICE WORK AND EXPORT WORK THAT INVOLVES EXPORTATION OF PRODUCTS. The bill allows the Department to negotiate the wage to be paid under these contracts, and allows that the wage may be less than the prevailing wage for similar work in the private sector. The bill requires the Director of the Department to deduct from an inmate's gross earnings: twenty-percent to fulfill court-ordered restitution to the victim(s); if restitution has been satisfied or was not ordered, twenty-percent to the South Carolina Victims' Compensation Fund; ten percent to the Department to defray costs of room and board for the prisoner. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3567. As reported by the Committee, this bill REVISES CURRENT REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE STATE TREASURER. The bill provides that the currently-required quarterly reports from the Treasurer showing the amount of money on hand and in what banks it is deposited and the respective funds to which it belongs, must be published by electronic means in a manner that allows for public view. The bill also clarifies that electronic publication does not satisfy other publication or public notice requirements imposed by law. The Committee reported favorable with amendment on H.3598. As reported by the Committee, this bill PROVIDES A SALES AND USE TAX EXEMPTION FOR SALES OF READING GLASSES AND PRESCRIPTION GLASSES TAKING PLACE BEGINNING 12:01 A.M. ON THE FIRST FRIDAY IN AUGUST AND ENDING AT MIDNIGHT THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY.
The bill includes, but is not limited to, provisions relating to: out-of-state aquaculturists who buy or sell in the state; common carriers of aquaculture products; persons buying, receiving, or selling out-of-state aquaculture products; freshwater gamefish and regulated aquaculture products produced under permit as authorized in the bill; prohibition against engaging in aquaculture for a commercial purpose, except as allowed in the bill, and provisions for violation of this prohibition; circumstances under which a person must obtain an annual aquaculture permit from DNR and provisions and procedures related to various aquaculture permits; conditions which DNR must consider before issuing a permit and before setting permit conditions; provisions, including punishment by fines or imprisonment, for persons who fail to acquire an aquaculture permit or register an aquaculture facility; establishment of magistrate's court jurisdiction for criminal cases arising from the provisions of the bill; and provisions relating to taking of freshwater nongamefish other than shad, herring, and sturgeon.
S.489 BELLE W. BARUCH PROPERTY Sen. Ravenel
This bill provides that it is unlawful for a person other than a trustee, employee, or agent of the Belle W. Baruch Foundation, or a person authorized by the Foundation, to trap, hunt, molest, or attempt to molest a bird, wild fowl, or game, within the refuge, or to trespass upon the Foundation property for that purpose. Currently, such acts are unlawful for any person. H.3964 PUBLIC WATER IMPOUNDMENTS, PROGRAMS TO COMBAT GROWTH OF AQUATIC WEEDS Rep. Witherspoon
This bill repeals South Carolina Code of Laws, Section 58-1-65, relating to South Carolina public water impoundments for federally regulated hydroelectric projects; programs to combat growth of aquatic weeds; and a hold harmless statute for owners and operators. H.3965 AMENDMENTS TO SOUTH CAROLINA MARINE RESOURCES ACT OF 2000 Rep. Limehouse
This bill amends numerous sections of the South Carolina Marine Resources Act of 2000. Amendments include, but are not limited to, provisions regarding: requirements for recreational crab traps; catch and possession limits for blue crabs; taking of blue crabs; requirements relating to commercial equipment, excluding vessels, used in the salt waters of this State and in fisheries for anadromous and catadromous species, including specific provisions regarding peeler traps; and removal of abandoned traps. H.3966 BLUE CRAB TRAP LICENSE MORATORIUM Rep. Limehouse
This joint resolution establishes a moratorium from July 1, 2003 until June 30, 2004, limiting the number of licenses for commercial blue crab traps that may be issued by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The bill also requires DNR to study whether limitations on management of the blue crab fishing effort are warranted and present findings and recommendations to the DNR board and the General Assembly by December 31, 2004. H.3967 CROSSBOW HUNTING Rep. Hamilton
This bill provides that it is not unlawful for a person sixty-two years of age or older to use a crossbow to hunt during seasons when the use of primitive weapons are authorized for hunting. H.3977 ADOPTION OF FEDERAL BIRD MIGRATORY ACT Rep. Umphlett
This bill provides that the designated hours for hunting waterfowl in this State are from one-half hour before sunrise until noon on days when hunting waterfowl is lawful. H.3982 MITIGATION TRUST FUND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES Rep. M.A. Pitts
This bill provides for the authority of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Mitigation Trust Fund, a fund created to receive gifts and other proceeds for mitigation projects in this State. The bill also clarifies the purposes of the Fund and the uses for which the Fund may be expended. H.3989 FISHING FOR SHAD IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN Rep. Rhoad
This bill provides that beginning July 1, 2004, there is no open season for fishing for shad for commercial purposes in the Atlantic Ocean territorial sea. The bill also provides that beginning July 1, 2004, there will be no lawful times, methods, and equipment or size and take limits for shad in the Atlantic Ocean territorial sea.
The bill also revises to grades two through nine, the grades applicable to development of academic plans for students lacking skills to perform at current grade levels. Currently these plans are applicable for such students in grades three through eight. The bill provides that students not meeting standards in grade eight may be required to attend a comprehensive remediation program the following year designed to address objectives outlined in their academic plan.
H.3970 MOTOR VEHICLE MAXIMUM LENGTH LIMITATIONS Rep. Townsend
This bill requires the South Carolina Departments of Public Safety and Transportation to honor the motor vehicle maximum length limitations permitted by North Carolina and Georgia upon single unit motor vehicles that transport agricultural products to and from those states. H.3990 SALTWATER FISHING SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE Rep. Limehouse
This bill renames the current "Artificial Reef" special license plates, the "Saltwater Fishing" plates. The bill also revises use of funds remaining after costs of producing and administering the (former) Artificial Reef plates from supporting artificial reef development, management, and maintenance, to managing and conserving the marine resources of the State. S.90 SCHOOL DISTRICT STATE OF EMERGENCY Sen. Hayes
This bill revises procedures which the State Superintendent of Education, with the approval of the State Board of Education, and the district board of trustees are authorized to implement when an unsatisfactory school district is in a state of emergency. S.342 SOUTH CAROLINA ELKS ASSOCIATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES Sen. McConnell
This bill authorizes and provides for special "South Carolina Elks Association" license plates.
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