Legislation Sponsored and Cosponsored by
Representative William J Lee
HB 88 Superior Court Judges Retirement; certain members; benefit increase
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Lee, William J (94th)
Cummings, Bill (27th) Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: Ret SC: Ret 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 153 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1996-97
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: App SC: 01/16/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 166 Ad valorem tax; certain antique hobby aircraft; exempt
Lee, William J (94th) Cummings, Bill (27th) Snelling, Bob (99th)
HC: W&M SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 168 General appropriations; FY 1997-98
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: App SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 169 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1996-97
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: App SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 170 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1997-98
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: App SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 179 Juvenile convicted of felony; court notify school
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 240 Partial-birth abortion; prohibit
Crews, Ronald A (78th) Lee, William J (94th) Mills, James W (21st)
Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Byrd, Roger C (170th) Smith, Tommy (169th)
HC: Judy SC: 01/27/97 H - Read 1st Time
HB 260 Elections by mail; pilot counties; provisions
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Ponder, Jr., Dan E (160th) Canty, Henrietta M (52nd)
HC: GAff SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted (Am)
HB 300 Conditioned air contractors; require evidence of valid license (5)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Ind SC: ST&I 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

HB 399 Judgments; actual damages; criminal restitution
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
Holland, Ray (157th) Lee, William J (94th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: SJudy SC: SJUD 02/18/97 S - Read 1st Time (FA )
HB 427 Probation services; transfer to Pardons and Paroles Board
Dobbs, Denny M (92nd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
HC: SI&P SC: 02/06/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 543 Elections; redefine absentee elector
Holmes, Bob (53rd) Lee, William J (94th) Byrd, Roger C (170th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: GAff SC: SLGO 01/12/98 S - Read 3rd Time (CA )
HB 571 Superior Court Clerks' Retirement; post retirement benefit increases
Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Ret SC: Ret 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 579 Commission on Public Employment; create
Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd)
HC: Rules SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 588 Retirement; involuntary separa- tion; discretionary termination
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Walker, Larry (141st) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
Lee, William J (94th) Bannister, Charles E (77th) Channell, R. M. (Mickey) (111th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/17/97 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 744 Public records; social security numbers; prohibit disclosure
Grindley, Jr., George H (35th) Lee, William J (94th) Twiggs, Ralph (8th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Ray, Robert F (128th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th)
HC: Judy SC: SLGO 03/17/97 S - Read 1st Time
HB 1161 Income tax credit; certain low-emission vehicles
Walker, Larry (141st) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Lee, William J (94th)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1162 Income tax; certain exemptions and deductions; amend provisions
Walker, Larry (141st) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Lee, William J (94th)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 01/28/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1163 Waste-water treatment facilities; privatization; provisions
Walker, Larry (141st) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: NatR SC: NATR 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1164 Serious violent felony conviction; deny 1st offender treatment
Walker, Larry (141st) Martin, Jim (47th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 03/27/98 Signed by Governor

HB 1165 Crime victims; restitution; require by certain offenders
Walker, Larry (141st) Martin, Jim (47th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/02/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1166 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1997-98
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
Lee, William J (94th) Connell, Jack (115th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
HC: App SC: App 02/16/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1167 Supplemental appropriations; FY 1997-98
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
Lee, William J (94th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Connell, Jack (115th)
HC: App SC: App 03/19/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1287 Alcoholic beverages; certain offenses; change penalties
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Golden, Tim (177th) Lee, William J (94th)
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Purcell, Ann R (147th)
HC: RBev SC: 01/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1288 Minors; deprivation cases; appointment of guardian ad litem
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Martin, Jim (47th) Lee, William J (94th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: Judy SC: Judy 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1396 Certain state officials; salaries; allow Governor to determine
Walker, Larry (141st) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Lee, William J (94th)
Lakly, Dan (105th) Williams, Robin L (114th)
HC: App SC: 01/29/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1419 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame; amend provisions
Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th) Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th)
Randall, William (Billy) C (127th) Lucas, David E (124th) Graves, David B (125th)
HC: Rules SC: EDT&C 03/27/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1430 Special license plates; transfer; amend provisions
Powell, Alan T (23rd) Parham, Bobby E (122nd) Lee, William J (94th)
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Roberts, Lawrence R (162nd) Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: MotV SC: Trans 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
HB 1548 Murder; granting of bail; restrictions
Howard, Henry L (118th) Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
Lee, William J (94th) Ray, Robert F (128th)
HC: SJudy SC: 02/06/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1645 Real estate transfer tax; county collect and distribute
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Lee, William J (94th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd)
HC: W&M SC: 02/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1665 Campaign contributions; amend provisions
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
McBee, Louise (88th) Bordeaux, Tom (151st) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/16/98 H - Read 2nd Time

HB 1709 Family violence; violation of protective orders; concurrent juris
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Judy SC: 02/19/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1776 Real estate transfer tax; superior court clerk collect and distribute
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd)
HC: W&M SC: 02/27/98 H - Read 2nd Time
HB 1784 Sales & use tax; cert unident- ifiable proceeds; distribution
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: W&M SC: F&PU 04/06/98 Signed by Governor
HR 470 Highways; interstate exits; urge DOT change marking system
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Tolbert, Scott (25th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Lee, William J (94th) Ehrhart, Earl (36th) Williams, Jeffrey L (83rd)
HC: Trans SC: 03/28/97 H - Recommitted
HR 725 Notify Senate; House convened
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 726 Notify Governor; General Assembly convened
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 727 Joint session; Governor's budget message
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 728 Joint session; Governor's state of the state message
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 729 Joint session; Governor's message; invite Justices & Appellate Judges
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 730 Joint session; message from Chief Justice of Supreme Court
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 01/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 742 Blue Ribbon Commission on State Government Facilities; create
Walker, Larry (141st) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Dix, Scott (76th)
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Lee, William J (94th) Stancil, Steve (16th)
HC: SI&P SC: Rules 04/23/98 Signed by Governor

HR 749 Goizueta, Roberto C.; condolences
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: SC: 01/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 791 Smith, Deen Day; invite to House
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Felton, Dorothy (43rd)
HC: Rules SC: 01/26/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 810 Adjournment; relative to
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
Connell, Jack (115th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
HC: SC: 01/16/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 812 Dewey D. Rush Highway; designate
Barnard, Terry (154th) Lee, William J (94th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd) DeLoach, Buddy (172nd)
HC: Trans SC: Trans 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
HR 821 Smith, Deen Day; commend
Day, Jr., C. Burke (153rd) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Evans, Mike A (28th)
HC: SC: 01/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 832 Kuchar, Matt; commend
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
Lane, Robert (146th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: SC: 01/26/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 833 Kuchar, Matt; invite to House
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Royal, A. Richard (164th) Parrish, Larry (Butch) J (144th)
Lane, Robert (146th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/26/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 846 Ivester, M. Douglas; invite to House
Rogers, Carl (20th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Lee, William J (94th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
HC: Rules SC: 01/29/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 848 Ivester, M. Douglas; invite to House
Rogers, Carl (20th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Rules SC: 01/29/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 917 Georgia Citizens for the Arts; commend
Porter, DuBose (143rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Jamieson, Mary Jeanette (22nd) Ashe, Kathy B (46th)
HC: SC: 01/29/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 938 Rules of House; amend Rule 37
Connell, Jack (115th) Lee, William J (94th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Walker, Larry (141st) Williams, Robin L (114th) Harbin, Ben (113th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted (CSFA)

HR 969 Dukes, Jake; commend
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 981 Holder, Jackie; commend
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Dixon, Harry D (168th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Lee, William J (94th) Hudson, Newt (156th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th)
HC: SC: 02/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 998 Comm on the 250th Anniv of a Rep Assembly in Ga; create
Irvin, Robert A (45th) Walker, Larry (141st) Evans, Mike A (28th)
Byrd, Roger C (170th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: Rules SC: Rules 03/12/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 1003 Hood, Marsha Mayes; invite to House
Lee, William J (94th) Hecht, Greg K (97th) Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) Buckner, Gail M (95th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1071 Georgia's First Lady, Shirley Miller; invite to House
Smyre, Calvin (136th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/16/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1072 Katz, Edward R.; condolences
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Connell, Jack (115th) Smyre, Calvin (136th)
HC: SC: 02/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1105 Panoz, Donald E. and Nancy Hefner Panoz; invite to House
Lee, William J (94th) Rogers, Carl (20th)
HC: Rules SC: 02/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1123 Ashe, Elizabeth; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Lee, William J (94th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: SC: 02/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1130 Bailey, Kayla Ann; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 02/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1132 Georgia optometrists and VISION USA; commend
Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd)
HC: SC: 02/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1137 Rules of House; amend Rule 37
Massey, Warren (86th) Walker, Larry (141st) Irvin, Robert A (45th)
Ashe, Kathy B (46th) Lee, William J (94th) West, Jack (101st)
HC: Rules SC: 03/02/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 1165 Adjournment; relative to
Walker, Larry (141st) Lee, William J (94th) Coleman, Terry L (142nd)
Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Smyre, Calvin (136th) Stanley, Lanett (50th)
HC: SC: 02/24/98 S - Passed/Adopted
HR 1219 Melton, Quimby, Jr.; commend
Smith, Larry (109th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Yates, John Phillip (106th) Sanders, Bill (107th) Jenkins, Curtis S (110th)
HC: SC: 03/03/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1227 Tattnall Square Academy girls basketball team; invite to House
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
Graves, David B (125th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: SC: 03/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1228 Reid, Coach Richard; commend
Reichert, Robert A. B. (126th) Birdsong, Kenneth W (123rd) Randall, William (Billy) C (127th)
Graves, David B (125th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: SC: 03/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1233 Butler, Brett Morgan; commend
Barnes, Roy E (33rd) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Walker, Larry (141st)
HC: SC: 03/05/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1256 Izlar, Robert Lee; commend
Royal, A. Richard (164th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Connell, Jack (115th)
Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: SC: 03/06/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1282 Georgia chapters of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.; invite to House
Lucas, David E (124th) Epps, Carl Von (131st) Lee, William J (94th)
Smyre, Calvin (136th) Walker, Larry (141st) Barnes, Roy E (33rd)
HC: Rules SC: 03/13/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1357 Thrash, Elmore C.; commend
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Hanner, Robert P (159th) Walker, Larry (141st)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Lee, William J (94th) Buck, III, Thomas B (135th)
HC: SC: 03/18/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1417 Howard, Honorable Pierre; commend
Buck, III, Thomas B (135th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
Coleman, Terry L (142nd) Walker, Larry (141st) Skipper, Jimmy (137th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1418 Ham, Geraldine G; commend
Jenkins, Curtis S (110th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1441 Lamb, Janette; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Hecht, Greg K (97th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

HR 1442 Collins, Lois; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Hecht, Greg K (97th) Lee, William J (94th)
Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1444 Duffey, Ernest; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1445 Rudd, Danny; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1450 Allen, Brenda; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1452 Logan, Donald "Don" B.; condolences
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1455 Pettis, John and Dorothy; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
Hecht, Greg K (97th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1459 Harshbarger, Ray Z., Sr.; condolences
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1460 Huie, Lucy; commend
Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
HR 1473 Barnes, Honorable Roy; bid fond farewell
Lane, Robert (146th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnard, Terry (154th)
Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th) Stallings, Tracy (100th)
HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted

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th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted HR 1460 Huie, Lucy; commend Bailey, Jr., Frank I (93rd) Lee, William J (94th) Benefield, Jimmy W (96th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted HR 1473 Barnes, Honorable Roy; bid fond farewell Lane, Robert (146th) Smith, Jr., Charlie (175th) Barnard, Terry (154th) Murphy, Thomas B (18th) Lee, William J (94th) Stallings, Tracy (100th) HC: SC: 03/19/98 H - Passed/Adopted
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
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