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Last Week In Congress: How Cascadia’s U.S. lawmakers voted (May 6th-10th, 2024)

Good morn­ing! Here’s how Cascadia’s Unit­ed States Sen­a­tors vot­ed on major issues dur­ing the leg­isla­tive week end­ing May 10th, 2024.

In the United States House of Representatives

The House cham­ber (U.S. Con­gress photo)

OVERTURNING EFFICIENCY RULES FOR HOME APPLIANCES: The House on May 7th passed the Hands Off Our Home Appli­ances Act (H.R. 6192), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Deb­bie Lesko, R‑Arizona, to change Ener­gy Depart­ment pro­ce­dures for mak­ing ener­gy effi­cien­cy stan­dards for home appli­ances such as dish­wash­ers and refrig­er­a­tors. Lesko said the bill “will pre­serve the afford­abil­i­ty, avail­abil­i­ty, and qual­i­ty of the house­hold appli­ances Amer­i­cans rely on every day.” 

An oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Frank Pal­lone, D‑New Jer­sey, said the stan­dards “save Amer­i­cans mon­ey on their ener­gy bills, boost inno­va­tion by mod­ern­iz­ing appli­ances for the future, and reduce green­house gas pol­lu­tion.” The vote was 212 yeas to 195 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Nay (4): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (3): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Marie Glue­senkamp Perez; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (7): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 7 yea votes, 11 nay votes

VOIDING A DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY RULE: The House on May 7th adopt­ed an amend­ment spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mike Kel­ly, R‑Pennsylvania, to the Hands Off Our Home Appli­ances Act (H.R. 6192, above).

The amend­ment would void a recent­ly issued Ener­gy Depart­ment rule set­ting ener­gy con­ser­va­tion stan­dards for dis­tri­b­u­tion trans­form­ers on the elec­tri­cal grid. Kel­ly said the rule threat­ened to replace grain-ori­ent­ed elec­tri­cal steel in trans­form­ers with amor­phous steel, with a result­ing decrease in effi­cien­cy, and the loss of jobs at an elec­tri­cal steel mill in Penn­syl­va­nia and depen­dance on for­eign sources of amor­phous steel. 

An amend­ment oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Frank Pal­lone, D‑New Jer­sey, said the rule “pro­vides sta­bil­i­ty and cer­tain­ty while mov­ing us toward vital effi­cien­cy goals.”

The vote was 208 yeas to 199 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Nay (4): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (3): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Marie Glue­senkamp Perez; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (7): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 7 yea votes, 11 nay votes

FAILING TO OVERRIDE BIDEN VETO OF ANTI-NLRB RESOLUTION: The House on May 7th failed to over­ride Pres­i­dent Biden’s veto of a res­o­lu­tion (H.J. Res. 98), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive John James, R‑Michigan, to dis­ap­prove of and void a Nation­al Labor Rela­tions Board rule for deter­min­ing whether two or more employ­ers qual­i­fy as joint employ­ers when they have the same employ­ee. James said over­turn­ing the rule would “allow Amer­i­cans to self-deter­mine with­out threat to their right to col­lec­tive­ly bar­gain.” A res­o­lu­tion oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Bob­by Scott, D‑Virginia, said the joint employ­er rule was need­ed to pro­tect Amer­i­can work­ers. The vote to over­ride was 214 yeas to 191 nays, with a two-thirds thresh­old required for passage.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Nay (4): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (8): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 6 yea votes, 12 nay votes

FAILED ATTEMPT TO REMOVE SPEAKER MIKE JOHNSON: The House on May 8th tabled a res­o­lu­tion (H. Res. 1209), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mar­jorie Tay­lor-Greene, R‑Georgia, that would have declared the office of House Speak­er vacant. The vote, on May 8th, was 359 yeas to 43 nays, with 7 vot­ing present.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (6): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Sali­nas; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Yea (9): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strick­land; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (1): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Prami­la Jayapal

Cas­ca­dia total: 17 yea votes, 1 nay vote

ATTEMPTING TO VOID SEC ACCOUNTING RULE: The House on May 8th passed a res­o­lu­tion (H.J. Res. 109), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mike Flood, R‑Nebraska, to dis­ap­prove of and void a Secu­ri­ties and Exchange Com­mis­sion (SEC) rule that issued account­ing guid­ance requir­ing banks to place dig­i­tal assets, such as cryp­tocur­ren­cies, that they hold in cus­tody on their own bal­ance sheets. Flood said the res­o­lu­tion would pro­vide “a nec­es­sary check to exec­u­tive branch pow­er” by stop­ping the SEC from bypass­ing statu­to­ry rule­mak­ing pro­ce­dures with impuni­ty. A res­o­lu­tion oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Stephen Lynch, D‑Massachusetts, said the dig­i­tal assets present “unique tech­no­log­i­cal, reg­u­la­to­ry, and legal risks that could sig­nif­i­cant­ly impact a com­pa­ny’s finan­cial con­di­tion and its oper­a­tions.” The vote was 228 yeas to 182 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Nay (4): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (8): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 6 yea votes, 12 nay votes

ALLOWING MORE MINING ON FEDERAL LANDS: The House has passed the Min­ing Reg­u­la­to­ry Clar­i­ty Act (H.R. 2925), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mark E. Amod­ei, R‑Nevada, to change reg­u­la­tion of min­ing on fed­er­al lands to allow for explorato­ry min­ing in areas not known to have min­er­al deposits. 

A sup­port­er, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Pete Stauber, R‑Minnesota, said that by over­turn­ing a 2022 appeals court rul­ing block­ing a cop­per mine in Ari­zona on the grounds that a sub­stan­tial cop­per deposit was not yet known to be at the mine site, the bill would prop­er­ly allow min­ing to resume on fed­er­al lands. 

An oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Melanie A. Stans­bury, D‑New Mex­i­co, said the bill would enable “a tox­ic free-for-all on our pub­lic lands.” 

The vote was 216 yeas to 195 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (3): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Val Hoyle; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRe­merVot­ing Nay (3): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (3): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Marie Glue­senkamp Perez; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (7): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 8 yea votes, 10 nay votes

REQUIRING A CITIZENSHIP QUESTION IN THE NEXT CENSUS: The House on May 8th passed the Equal Rep­re­sen­ta­tion Act (H.R. 7109), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Chuck Edwards, R‑North Car­oli­na, to require the Cen­sus to include a ques­tion on U.S. cit­i­zen­ship, and exclude non-cit­i­zens from the count used to deter­mine the num­ber of rep­re­sen­ta­tives in Con­gress for each state. Edwards said: “Since the ille­gal alien pop­u­la­tion is not even­ly dis­trib­uted through the nation, Amer­i­can cit­i­zens in some states are los­ing rep­re­sen­ta­tion in Con­gress to ille­gal aliens in oth­er states.” An oppo­nent, Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Jamie Raskin, D‑Maryland, called the bill “uncon­sti­tu­tion­al and unwise. It dis­hon­ors our own his­to­ry and the val­ues of the nation.” 

The vote was 206 yeas to 202 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Nay (4): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Salinas

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Vot­ing Nay (8): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strickland

Cas­ca­dia total: 6 yea votes, 12 nay votes

SHORT-TERM FAA REAUTHORIZATION: The House on May 8th passed the Air­port and Air­way Exten­sion Act, Part II (H.R. 8289), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Sam Graves, R‑Missouri. The bill would extend autho­riza­tion for Fed­er­al Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion (FAA) pro­grams through May 17th. Graves said fail­ing to make an exten­sion would cost more than $50 mil­lion dai­ly, and he said the bill was also need­ed “so we can keep our avi­a­tion sys­tem oper­at­ing safe­ly and focus on pass­ing a long-term FAA bill next week.” The vote was 385 yeas to 24 nays, with 1 vot­ing present.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (6): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Sali­nas; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Yea (10): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strick­land; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Cas­ca­dia total: 18 yea votes

INVESTIGATING CONSTRUCTION FAILURES: The House on May 8th passed the Nation­al Con­struc­tion Safe­ty Team Enhance­ment Act (H.R. 4143), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Zoe Lof­gren, D‑California. The bill would expand the author­i­ty of the Nation­al Insti­tute of Stan­dards and Tech­nol­o­gy’s Nation­al Con­struc­tion Safe­ty Teams to include inves­ti­ga­tions of the fail­ures of struc­tures that are not build­ings. Lof­gren said the expand­ed author­i­ty was nec­es­sary because “there’s no agency cur­rent­ly autho­rized to con­duct thor­ough tech­ni­cal inves­ti­ga­tions of fail­ure of gen­er­al infra­struc­ture, like lev­ees, dikes, bridges, or dams.” The vote was 358 yeas to 41 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (1): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Nay (1): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Russ Fulcher

Vot­ing Yea (6): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Sali­nas; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Yea (10): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strick­land; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Cas­ca­dia total: 17 yea votes, 1 nay vote

GRANTS TO SPECIAL GOVERNMENT DISTRICTS: The House on May 6th passed the Spe­cial Dis­trict Grant Acces­si­bil­i­ty Act (H.R. 7525), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Pat Fal­lon, R‑Texas, to require the Office of Man­age­ment and Bud­get to cre­ate reg­u­la­to­ry guid­ance on how fed­er­al gov­ern­ment agen­cies clas­si­fy spe­cial dis­tricts formed by local gov­ern­ments, to deter­mine whether the dis­tricts can receive mon­ey from the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment. Fal­lon said the guid­ance would help dis­tricts, which are often formed to pro­vide emer­gency ser­vices or for water man­age­ment, “con­sis­tent­ly access fed­er­al finan­cial assistance.” 

The vote was 352 yeas to 27 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (6): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Sali­nas; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Yea (10): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strick­land; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Cas­ca­dia total: 18 yea votes

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT POST OFFICE: The House on May 7th passed a bill (H.R. 3354), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Jen­nifer Wex­ton, D‑Virginia, to name a post office build­ing in Pur­cel­lville, Va., after Madeleine Albright, who was Sec­re­tary of State from 1997 to 2001. The vote was 371 yeas to 28 nays, with 3 vot­ing present.

Vot­ing Yea (2): Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Russ Fulcher and Mike Simpson

Vot­ing Yea (6): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzanne Bonam­i­ci, Earl Blu­me­nauer, Val Hoyle, and Andrea Sali­nas; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Cliff Bentz and Lori Chavez-DeRemer

Vot­ing Yea (10): Demo­c­ra­t­ic Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Suzan Del­Bene, Rick Larsen, Marie Glue­senkamp Perez, Derek Kilmer, Prami­la Jaya­pal, Kim Schri­er, Adam Smith, and Mar­i­lyn Strick­land; Repub­li­can Rep­re­sen­ta­tives Dan New­house and Cathy McMor­ris Rodgers

Cas­ca­dia total: 18 yea votes

ADDITIONAL VOTES BY VOICE: Along with this week’s roll call votes, the House also passed these measures: 

  • the Secur­ing Chain of Com­mand Con­ti­nu­ity Act (H.R. 6972), to require an exec­u­tive branch agency whose head is a mem­ber of the Nation­al Secu­ri­ty Coun­cil to noti­fy, with­in 24 hours of such head becom­ing med­ical­ly inca­pac­i­tat­ed, the Exec­u­tive Office of the Pres­i­dent, the U.S. Comp­trol­ler Gen­er­al, and con­gres­sion­al leadership;
  • the Mail Traf­fic Deaths Report­ing Act (H.R. 7527), to direct the Postal Ser­vice to issue reg­u­la­tions requir­ing its employ­ees and con­trac­tors to report to the Postal Ser­vice traf­fic crash­es involv­ing vehi­cles car­ry­ing mail that result in injury or death; 
  • the Elim­i­nate Use­less Reports Act (S. 2073), to require agen­cies to include a list of out­dat­ed or duplica­tive report­ing require­ments in annu­al bud­get justifications; 
  • … and the Astro­naut Safe Tem­po­rary Ride Options Act (H.R. 272), to autho­rize trans­porta­tion for gov­ern­ment astro­nauts return­ing from space between their res­i­dence and var­i­ous locations.

In the United States Senate

The Sen­ate cham­ber (U.S. Con­gress photo)

DONNA WELTON, AMBASSADOR TO TIMOR: The Sen­ate on May 7th con­firmed the nom­i­na­tion of Don­na Wel­ton to be U.S. ambas­sador to Tim­or-Leste. Wel­ton has been a State Depart­ment diplo­mat in Afghanistan, Fin­land, Indone­sia, and Japan. 

The vote was 52 yeas to 40 nays.

Vot­ing Nay (2):
Repub­li­can Sen­a­tors Jim Risch and Mike Crapo

Vot­ing Yea (2):
Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tors Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley

Vot­ing Yea (2):
Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tors Maria Cantwell and Pat­ty Murray

Cas­ca­dia total: 4 yea votes, 2 nay votes 

SHORT-TERM FAA REAUTHORIZATION: The Sen­ate on May 9th passed the Secur­ing Growth and Robust Lead­er­ship in Amer­i­can Avi­a­tion Act (H.R. 3935, above), spon­sored by Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Sam Graves, R‑Missouri.

The bill would reau­tho­rize the Fed­er­al Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion (FAA) and Nation­al Trans­porta­tion Safe­ty Board (NTSB) through fis­cal 2028 and set out an array of pol­i­cy direc­tives for the FAA and the Trans­porta­tion Depart­ment, includ­ing updat­ed rules for oper­at­ing drones and a drug test­ing pro­gram for NTSB workers.

A sup­port­er, Sen­ate Major­i­ty Leader Chuck Schumer, D‑New York, said: “Pass­ing this FAA bill pre­serves crit­i­cal fund­ing for air­port secu­ri­ty, train­ing for more air traf­fic con­trollers and safe­ty inspec­tors at man­u­fac­tur­ing plants.” An oppo­nent, Sen­a­tor Tim Kaine, D‑Virginia, object­ed to the bil­l’s fail­ure to resolve prob­lems with air­craft capac­i­ty at Rea­gan Nation­al Air­port in Vir­ginia. The vote was 88 yeas to 4 nays.

Vot­ing Yea (2):
Repub­li­can Sen­a­tors Jim Risch and Mike Crapo

Vot­ing Yea (2):
Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tors Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley

Vot­ing Yea (2):
Demo­c­ra­t­ic Sen­a­tors Maria Cantwell and Pat­ty Murray

Cas­ca­dia total: 6 yea votes

Key votes ahead

The House and Sen­ate are expect­ed to work on FAA reau­tho­riza­tion this week. 

The House will con­sid­er leg­is­la­tion per­tain­ing to law enforce­ment, includ­ing some Repub­li­can mes­sag­ing bills. The Sen­ate is also slat­ed to take up sev­er­al Biden judi­cial nom­i­nees, includ­ing two for the bench in South Dakota. 

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