Notice Of Preclearance Activity Under The Voting Rights Act Of 1965, As Amended

Notice Date: 05/02/2003

This periodic notice of activity regarding voting changes submitted under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is issued pursuant to the Attorney General's Procedures for the Administration of Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act (Part 51 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations). The Attorney General has 60 days from the date of receipt to respond to each submission of voting changes. We invite persons interested in pending submissions to submit comments and information, in writing or by telephone, to the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division at the earliest possible date to assure that they may be considered during the 60-day review period. Telephone 1-800-253-3931 or (202) 307-2385, or write to: Voting Section, Civil Rights Division, Room 7254 - NWB, Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530 (the envelope and first page should be marked "Comment under Section 5").

Notices of submission activity can also be accessed on the Internet directly at www.usdoj.gov/crt/voting/sec-5/notices.htm or from the Department of Justice Home Page at www.usdoj.gov. Click on Legal Documents, which is listed under Publications & Documents, and then select Notice of Section 5 Submission Activity from the options listed under the Civil Rights Division.

The following submissions of voting changes, additional information regarding previous, but still pending submissions, withdrawals of submitted voting changes, objections, requests for the Attorney General to reconsider objections, and filings of declaratory judgment actions were received on the dates indicated.


ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ALBERTVILLE
County: MARSHALL
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1509

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: ALEXANDER CITY
County: TALLAPOOSA
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1512

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: CEDAR BLUFF
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1501

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: COWARTS
County: HOUSTON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1496

ALABAMA Subjurisdiction: MADISON
County: LIMESTONE, MADISON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1498

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ALASKA Subjurisdiction: ANCHORAGE
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Election administration
Election administration (Charter amendment)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1343

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: KYRENE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT No28
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1518

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: PHOENIX
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Annexation
Precinct (Added)
Precinct (Consolidation)
Precinct (Name change)
Precinct (Realignment)
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Candidate qualification procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1459

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SAN LUIS
County: YUMA
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Special election procedures (Recall)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1533

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: SANTA CRUZ COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
County: SANTA CRUZ
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Creation of special district
Districting plan
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3114

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: TEMPE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT No3
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1521

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: TOLLESON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT No17
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1520

ARIZONA Subjurisdiction: WHITTMAN VOLUNTEER FIRE DISTRICT
County: MARICOPA
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Creation of special district
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1546

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: BACONTON
County: MITCHELL
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1538

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: CALHOUN
County: GORDON
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1524

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: DOUGLAS
County: COFFEE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Polling place (Changed)
Voting method (Electronic)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1008

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: FITZGERALD
County: BEN HILL, IRWIN
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1503

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: JESUP
County: WAYNE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1287

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 04/26/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1522

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: KINGSLAND
County: CAMDEN
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Deannexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1511

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
County: COBB
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1285

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MARIETTA
County: COBB
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1519

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN PARK
County: CHEROKEE, FULTON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1007

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: MOUNTAIN PARK
County: CHEROKEE, FULTON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1494

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: OAKWOOD
County: HALL
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1523

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction: ROME
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1507

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: BUTTS
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1458

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: CANDLER
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Redistricting plan (Commission)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1529

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: DADE
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1466

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: FLOYD
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1516

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: HENRY
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Boundary changes
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1457

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LAURENS
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Polling place (Name change)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1484

GEORGIA Subjurisdiction:
County: TIFT
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1401

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: LONGSTREET
Parish: DESOTO
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Method of selection (Elective to appointive)
Abolishment of elected office
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1525

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction: ROSEDALE
Parish: IBERVILLE
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Numbered positions adopted
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1530

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ASCENSION
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Special election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1286

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: LINCOLN
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1372

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: MADISON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1471

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: MOREHOUSE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Redistricting plan (Police jury)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1298

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Parish: ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Redistricting plan
Precinct (Realignment)
Precinct (Renumbering)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1540

LOUISIANA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Voter registration (Help America Vote Act)
Voter registration (National Voter Registration Act)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1527

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1468

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: BUENA VISTA
County: SAGINAW
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1542

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1467

MICHIGAN Subjurisdiction: CLYDE
County: ALLEGAN
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1541

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: BALDWYN
County: LEE, PRENTISS
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1472

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: LUMBERTON PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: LAMAR, PEARL RIVER
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1132

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: SNOW LAKE SHORES
County: BENTON
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1537

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction: WALTHALL COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALTHALL
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1502

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: FRANKLIN
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1504

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/23/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0845

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: LAFAYETTE
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Redistricting plan (Justice court)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1470

MISSISSIPPI Subjurisdiction:
County: PIKE
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Precinct (Renumbering)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1486

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: DUNN
County: HARNETT
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Redistricting plan
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1480

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: HOPE MILLS
County: CUMBERLAND
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1485

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NEW BERN
County: CRAVEN
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1487

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: PINETOPS
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1515

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: PRINCEVILLE
County: EDGECOMBE
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Designation of annexed area to election district
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1545

NORTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: WESLEY CHAPEL
County: UNION
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1547

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: CHEROKEE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT No1
County: CHEROKEE
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Districting plan
Number of officials
Implementation schedule
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-3457

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FLORENCE
County: FLORENCE
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1488

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: FOREST ACRES
County: RICHLAND
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1514

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: GOOSE CREEK
County: BERKELEY
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1499

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: LORIS
County: HORRY
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1536

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Related submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1181

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: MYRTLE BEACH
County: HORRY
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1491

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction: NORTH
County: ORANGEBURG
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-5306

SOUTH CAROLINA Subjurisdiction:
County: BEAUFORT
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Voting method (Optical scan ballots)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1489

SOUTH DAKOTA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1543

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ALLEN
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Polling place
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Absentee Voting (Hours)
Joint election procedures
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1475

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BIRDVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: TARRANT
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Election administration
Joint election procedures
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1428

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BROWNSVILLE
County: CAMERON
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1479

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: BRUSHY CREEK WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No1B
County: MILAM, WILLIAMSON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Location established)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0908

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CELINA
County: COLLIN
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1500

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CLUTE
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Redistricting plan (Council)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1526

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: COLUMBIA-BRAZORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: BRAZORIA
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1482

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CRAWFORD
County: MCLENNAN
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Special election procedures (Tax)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1506

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: CROSBY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1483

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DALHART
County: DALLAM, HARTLEY
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1513

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DAYTON
County: LIBERTY
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1539

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: DECATUR
County: WISE
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Method of election (Single-member districts/at large)
Form of government (Council-manager)
Term of office
Candidate qualifications to serve in office (Terms of office limitation)
Special election procedures (Charter amendment)
Initiative, referendum, recall procedures
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1528

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: EDCOUCH
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1477

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: ELSA
County: HIDALGO
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Absentee Voting
Election administration
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1476

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: GALENA PARK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Absentee Voting
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Voting method (Electronic)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1481

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No109
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1505

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No26
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Annexation
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1535

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY RURAL FIRE PREVENTION DISTRICT No5
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Creation of special district
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Absentee Voting (Additional location)
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1417

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HARRIS COUNTY WATER CONTROL & IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT No84
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1497

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HOUSTON
County: FORT BEND, HARRIS, MONTGOMERY
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1397

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: HUNTSVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: WALKER
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Notice of withdrawal
Submission Number: 2003-0804

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: KRUM
County: DENTON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1493

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: LAMPASAS
County: LAMPASAS
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1495

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: MARSHALL INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: HARRISON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Redistricting plan
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2002-0828

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: NIXON-SMILEY CONSOLIDATED INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: GONZALES
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0966

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: REAL-EDWARDS CONSERVATION & RECLAMATION DISTRICT
County: EDWARDS, REAL
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1054

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: REID ROAD MUNICIPAL UTILITY DISTRICT No2
County: HARRIS
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Absentee Voting (Location changed)
Absentee Voting (Procedures)
Bilingual procedures (Vietnamese language)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1534

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: RICHMOND
County: FORT BEND
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1510

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-1478

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SAN ANTONIO
County: BEXAR
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1478

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SELMA
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Annexation
Deannexation
Resubmission received
Submission Number: 2003-0416

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SELMA
County: BEXAR, COMAL, GUADALUPE
Action Date: 04/25/2003
Annexation
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1238

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: SOUTHWEST DENTON COUNTY ROAD & UTILITY DISTRICT
County: DENTON
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Absentee Voting (Location established)
Election administration (Notice procedures)
Special election procedures (Confirmation)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1517

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: VALLEY VIEW INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
County: COOKE
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Special election procedures (Bond election)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1490

TEXAS Subjurisdiction: WEIMAR
County: COLORADO
Action Date: 04/29/2003
Special election procedures (Referendum)
Additional information received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-0823

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: BOWIE
Action Date: 04/30/2003
Precinct (Realignment)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1532

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: CRANE
Action Date: 05/01/2003
Precinct (Consolidation)
Polling place (Consolidation)
Additional information received
Submission Number: 2003-0988

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: FALLS
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1492

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
County: JIM HOGG
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Polling place (Changed)
Special election procedures (Runoff)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1473

TEXAS Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Special election procedures (Vacancy)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1531

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction: VIRGINIA BEACH
Action Date: 05/02/2003
Voter registration (Hours)
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1544

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
County: LANCASTER
Action Date: 04/24/2003
Precinct (Added)
Polling place (Added)
Submission received
Expedited Consideration Requested
Submission Number: 2003-1469

VIRGINIA Subjurisdiction:
Action Date: 04/28/2003
Election administration
Submission received
Submission Number: 2003-1474


Joseph D. Rich
Chief, Voting Section
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Updated August 6, 2015

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