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be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of
the Senate, one agent, at a salary of two thousand five hundred dol-
lars per annum, and one assistant agent, at a salary of two thousand
dollars per annum. (30 Stat. 29.)

This was a proviso annexed to an appropriation for protection of the salmon
fisheries of Alaska, in the sundry civil appropriation act for the fiscal year
1898, cited above.
See note to Act June 9, 1896, c 387, I 4, ante, I 8639.

§ 3641. (Act June 26, 1906, c. 3547, § 12.) Deputation of officers
and employes of Department of Commerce and Labor for en-
forcement of act; annual estimates of expenses.
To enforce the provisions of this Act and such r^^lations as he

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may establish in pursuance thereof, the Secretary of Commerce [and
Labor] is authorized and directed to depute, in addition to the agent
and assistant agent of salmon fisheries now provided by law, from
the officers and employes of the Department of Commerce [and La-
bor], a force adequate to the performance of all work required for
the proper investigation, inspection, and regulation of the Alaskan
fisheries and hatcheries, and he shall annually submit to Congress
estimates to cover the cost of the establishment and maintenance of
fish hatcheries in Alaska, the salaries and actual traveling expenses
of such officials, and for such other expenditures as may be necessary
to carry out the provisions of this Act. (34 Stat. 480.)

This section and the two sections next foUowing ^ere part of the Alaska
Salmon Fisheries Act of June 20, 1006, cited above.

See notes to section 1 of the act, ante, S 3628, and to Act June 0, 1896, c.
387, § 4, ante, § 3639.

The words of this section "and Labor," inclosed in brackets where they
twice occur in the section, were superseded by the change of the designations
of the Department of Commerce and Labor, and the Secretary of Commerce
and Labor, to Department of Commerce, and Secretary of Commerce, by the
Act creating the Department of Labor, Act March 4, 1913, c. 141, § 1, ante,
I 932.

§ 3642. (Act June 26, 1906, c. 3547, § 13.) Punishment for viola-
tions of act; forfeiture of vessels, etc.
Any person, company, corporation, or association violating any pro-
vision of this Act or any regulation established in pursuance thereof
shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding
one thousand dollars or imprisonment at hard labor for a term of
not more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment, at
the. discretion of the court; and in case of the violation of any of
the provisions of section four of this Act and conviction thereof a
further fine of not more than two hundred and fifty dollars per diem
may, at the discretion of the court, be imposed for each day such
obstruction is maintained. And every vessel or other apparatus or
equipment used or employed in violation of any provision of this Act,
or of any regulation made thereunder, may be seized by order of tlie
Secretary of Commerce [and Labor], and shall be held subject to the
payment of such fine or fines as may be imposed. (34 Stat. 481.)
See Dotes to section 1 of this act, ante, § 3628.

The words of this section "and I^bor," inclosed in brackets, were superseded
by the change of the designation of the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to
Secretary of Commerce by the act creating the Department of Labor, Act
March 4, 1913, c. 141, S 1, ante, { 932.

§ 3643. (Act June 26, 1906, c 3547, § 14.) Jurisdiction of prose-
cutions; duty of Secretary of Commerce and Labor to enforce
act, and of district attomejrs to institute proceedings.
The violation of any provision of this Act may be prosecuted in
any district court of Alaska or any district court of the United States
in the States of California, Oregon, or Washington. And it shall be
the duty of the Secretary of Commerce [and Labor] to enforce the
provisions of this Act and the rules and regulations made thereunder.
And it shall be the duty of the district attorney to whom any viola-
tion is reported by any agent or representative of the Department of

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Conunerce [and Labor] to institute proceedings necessary to carry
out the provisions of this Act (34 Stat 481.)

8«e notes to tectioo 1 of this act, ante, i 8628.

The words of this section **and Labor,** inclosed In brackets where thej
twice occar in the section, were superseded by the change of the designations
of the Department of Commerce and Labor, and the Secretary of Commeres
and Labor to Department of Commerce, and Secretary of Commerce, by the
Act creating the Department of Labor, Act March 4, 1913, c. 141. ^ 1> anta,
1032.



CHAPTER THREE B
Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands, acquired by annexation to the United States by Joint
Resolution of Congress, Res. July 7, 1898, No. 65, 30 Sut 750, were desig-
nated the Territory of Hawaii, and a territorial government therefor was es-
Ublished, by Act April 30, 1900, c 339, 31 Stst. 141.

This Chapter includes the provisions of said Hswsiian Territorial Act and
of subsequent sets amendatory thereof or otherwise relating to the Territory,
general and permanent in their nature, which remain in force and applicable
to said Territory.

fenses previously punishable;
no imprisonment for nonpay-
ment of taxes nor for debt;
prosecution of pending proceed-
ings; remedy for bresch of con-
tract for labor, etc, only by
civil suit for damages; laws of
United States as to mercbsnt
seamen not affected; contracts
for holding for service for defi-
nite term, terminsted; contrsct
labor laws extended to Terri-
tory.

STTLB or PBOCE88

8653. Style of process, ctc^ in Territo-
rial courta.

THB LEGISLATURB

THX LE0I8LATIVS PQWEl

8054. The legislature.

8655. Legislators to be elected.

GEIfESAL ELSCnoIfg

3056. General electiona.

BACH B0U8K JT7D0E OF QUALIIIOATIOllfl

OP ygMBBas

8657. Each house to be judge of elec^
tion snd qualifications of its
members.

DISQUAUFICATIONt OF LBOTSLATOBS

8658. Legislators not to be elected ce
appointed to othar ofios dorinc
tarm.



GENERAL PROVISIONS

DBniflTIOIfg

8644. Definitions of terms used in act;

laws of Hawaii; Civil Laws;
Penal Laws; Session Lawa.

TBBRTTOBT OF HAWAII

8645. Islands acquired to be Territory

of Hawaii.

OOVBBNlfBNT OF THB TEBBITOBT OF
HAWAII

8646. Territorial government establisli-

sd; capital

CITIZENSHIP

8647. Oitisenship.

APPUCATIOIf OF THB LAWS OF TUB
UNITED 8TATE8

d04a Constitution and laws of United
States in effect in Territory;
certain provisions not to be ap-
plicable.

LAWS OF HAWAn

8649. Existing laws of Hawaii contin-

ued in force.

CBBTAIN OFFICES ABOLISHED

8650. Certain offices of Republic of Ha-

waii abolished.

AMENDMENT OF OFFICIAL TITLBS

3651. Titles of certain officea occurring
in laws of Hawaii amended.

CONSTBUCTION OF EXISTING STATUTES

8652. Construction of existing statutes;
prior rights of action, etc; o^



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Sec

DISQUALIfTCATIONS OF OOVVBNMSNT
OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

86G9. Government and territorial offi-
cers and employees ineligible as
legislators.

SOQO. Idiots, lunatics, persons expelled
from legislature for bribery,
and convicts ineligible to vote
or hold office.

OATH OF OFFICE

3661. Oath of legislators and territori-

al officers.

OFFICERS AND BULE8

3662. Officers, rules, and Journal of

senate and house of representa-
tives.

ATES AND NOES

8668. Ayes and noes to be recorded.

QUOBUM

8664. Quorum; vote for final passage
of a law.

8666. Less than quorum may adjourn
and compel attendance of ab-
sentees.

8666. Ascertaining presence of quorum.

PUNISHMENT OF PERSONS NOT MEM-
BERS

8667. Punishment of persons not mem-

bers for contempt; right of de-
fense.

COMPENSATION OF MEMBERS

8668. Compensation of members.

PUNISHMENT OF MEMBERS

3669. Punishment of members.

EXEMPTION FROM LIABILITT

3670. Privilege of members.

EXEMPTION FROM ARREST

3671. Members exempt from arrest

THE SENATE

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

3672. Number of senators; term; classes.

TACANCIES

3673. Vacancies in senate.

SENATORIAL DISTRICTS

3674. Senatorial districts.
8675. Apportionment of senators.

QUALIFICATIONS OF SENATORS

3676. Qualifications of senators.

THB HOUSE OF REPRESENTA-
TIVES

NUMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES

3677. Number of representatives.

TERM OF OFFICE

3678. Term of office of representatives.



8687.



VACANCIES

8679. Vacancies in house of representa-
Uves.

REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS

3680. Representative districts.

APPORTIONMENT

3681. Apportionment of representatives.

QUALIFICATIONS OF REPRESENTATIVES

8682. Qualifications of representatives.

LEGISLATION

SESSIONS OF THE LEGISLATURE

8683. Date for regular session of legis-

lature.
3684. Adjournment by separate houses.

8685. Duration of sessions; extension;

special sessions; sessions held
away from capital.

ENACTING CLAUSE—ENGLISH LAN- ^
OUAOE

3G86. Enacting clause; legislative pro-
ceedings conducted in English
language.

TITLE OF LAWS

Subject and title of laws.

READING OF BILLS

Passagie of bills; three readings;
vote on final passage.

CERTIFICATION OF BILLS FROM ONE
BOUSE TO THE OTHER

3689. Bills passed by one bouse to be

certified to the other.

SIGNING BILLS

3690. Signature of governor.

VETO OF GOVERNOR

8691. Presentation of bills to governor;

approval; veto; appropriation
bills.

PROCEDURE UPON RECEIPT OF VETO

8692. Procedure upon receipt of bill;

passage over veto.

FAILURE TO SIGN OR VETO

8693. Effect of governor's failure to

sign or veto, or to return bill;
exceptions.

APPROPRIATIONS

8694. Appropriations.

3605. Estimates for appropriations.

8686. Failure to make appropriations

for current expenses.

LEGISLATIVE POWER

8697. Legislative power; scope; reap-
portionment; exclusive privileg-
es, etc., forbidden; incorpora-
tion; real estate holdings of

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corporatloiii ; dlTorce ; lotteries ;
iDtozicatlng liquors; schools;
fovemment subscriptions to cor-
porate stock; indebtedness; em-
inent domain.

TOWN, CUT AND COUNTY OOVEINlfVNT

3698. Counties, and town and city mu-
nicipalities and officials thereof.

ELECTIONS

KXBHPTION OF ELBCT0B8 ON BIJBOTION
DAT

S690. Electors privileged from arrest on
election day; exceptions.

8700. Military duty of electors on elec-
tion day.

MSTHOD OF VOTINO FOB BBPBB8CNTA-
TIVB8

3701. Method of TOting for representa-

tives..

QUALIFIOATIONS OF V0TEB8 FOB BBPBB-
8ENTATIVBS

3702. Qualifications of electors for rep-

resentatives.

MrrnoD of voting fob bbnatobb

3703. Method of voting for senators.

qualifications of votebs fob sena-
tobs and in all other elections

3704. Qualifications of electors for sen-

ators and in other elections.
3700. Persons in Territory by reason
of military or naval service not
qualified electors.

3706. Boundaries of election districts

and precincts; apportionment
of senators and representatives.

THE EXECUTIVE

the EXECUTIVE POWEB

3707. Governor; appointment; term;

qualifications; commander of
militia; power to pardon or re-
prieve.

BNFOBCEMENT OF LAW

3706. Governor to executs laws; pow-
ers.

UENERAL POWERS OF THE OOVEBNOB

3709. Former powers and duties of

President, ministers, etc., of
Republic vested in governor of
territory.

8ECBETART OF THE TF.RRITORY

3710. Secretary of the territory; ap-

pointment; term; powers and
duties.

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AOTINO OOVEBNOB IN CEBTAIN OON-
TINOENCIES

8711. Secretary to act as governor in

case of death, etc^ of governor.

ATTOBNET-OENBBAL

8712. Attorney-general; powers and da-

ties.

TBEASUBER

8718. Treasurer; powers and duties.

COinCISSIONEB OF PUBUO LANDS

3714. Public Unds.

OOMMISSIONEB OF AGBIOULTUBE AND
FOBESTBT

8715. Laws relating to agriculture and

forestry condnned; modifica-
tions.

SUPEBINTENDENT OF PUBLIC WOBKS

8716. Superintendent of public works;

powers and duties.

ST7PBBINTBNDENT OF PUBUO IHSTBUC-
TION

8717. Superintendent of public instme-

tion; powers and duties; labor
statistics and reports; classifi-
cation of industrial employes.

▲UDITOB AND DEPUTY AUDITOB

8718. Auditor and deputy auditor; pow-

ers and duties.

SUBVETOB

8719. Sorveyor; powers and duties.

HIGH SHEBIFF

8720. High Sheriff and deputies, pow-

ers and duties.

APPOINTMENT, BEMOVAL, TENUBB, AND
8ALABIE8 OF 0FFICEB8

8721. Oflicers appointed by President;

officers appointed by governor;
terms; manner of appointment;
salaries; qualifications; incum-
bents holding over; county and
municipal officers not affected.

THE JUDICIABX

THE JUDICIAL POWEB

3722. Courts; Jurisdiction and proce-
dure continued.

SUPBEME COUBT

8723. Supreme court; appointment and

qualification of Justices; at)sent
or disqualified Justice.

LAWS CONTINUED IN FORCE

8724. Laws relating to judicial depart-

ment and procedure continued;
repeal of certain Jury laws:
qualifications of Jurors: grand
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DISQUAUFICATION BT BELATI0N8HIP,

PECUNIABY INTEREST, OB PBS-

VI0TJ8 JUDGMENT

3725. DisqualificatioQ by relationship,

pecuniary interest, oi' prevloo*
judgment.

UNITED STATES OFFICE H8

DELEGATE TO CONGKE88

3726. Delegate to Congress; election;

powers; vacancy; amendment
of election laws.

FEDERAL COURT

8727. District court; two judges: ap-
pointment of judges, district at-
torney, and marshal; jurisdic-
tion; powers of judges, district
attorney and marshal; writs of
error and appeals; jury trial;
terms; clerk; reporter; writs of
error and appeals to United
States Supreme Court from Su-
preme Court of territory.

MISCELLANEOUS

REVENUES FROM WHARVES

3728. Wharves and revenue therefrom

to belong to Territory; no tolls
to be charged for use thereof by
the United States.

3729. Public property ceded to United

States to remain in possession
and control of Territory; title
to certain property may be
transferred to Territory and to
subdivisions thereof.

3730. Salaries of certain officers paid

by United States; amounts.

REPEAL OF LAWS CONFERRING EXCLU-
SIVE FISHING RIGHTS

3731. Laws conferring exclusive fishing

rights repealed; fisheries in sea
waters free to* United States
citizens; veste^! rights.

PROCEEDINGS FOR OPENING FISHERIES
TO CITIZENS

3732. Proceedings to establish private

fishing right; condemnation.



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3788.



8734.

3735.
3736.
3737.

3738.
3739.
3740.

3741.
3742.
3743.
3744.
3745.

3746.



QUARANTINE

Quarantine stations; quarantine
regulations under control of
United States; station at Hon-
olulu transferred to United
States Marine-Hospital Serv-
ice; health laws under jurisdic-
tion of territoriad government
subject to United States quar-
antine laws.

Certain vessels carrying Hawai-
ian register entitled to Ameri-
can register; trade between is-
lands and United States subject
to coasting trade laws. ^

Crown land declared the property
of Hawaiian government, free
from trusts, etc.

Public lands; management and
disposition; use of revenue or
proceeds therefrom.

Disposition of personal or mova-
ble property ceded to the Unit-
ed States; previous sales and
leases confirmed.

Assumption by United States of
Hawaiian public debt

Postal savings bank laws abol-
ished.

Hawaiian silver coins; receiva-
ble for dues to government of
Territory of Hawaii and of
United States.

Recoinage into United States sub-
sidiary silver coins.

Exchange for United States sil-
ver coins.

Recoinage of mutilated or abrad-
ed coins; payment therefor.

Legal tender in Hawaii until
January 1, 1904.

Hawaiian silver certificates; re-
demption by Territorial Gov-
ernment.

United States not bound to re-
deem Hawaiian silver certifi-
cates or silver coin, except as
stated in act.



GENERAL PROVISIONS

DEFINITIONS

§ 3644. (Act April 30, 1900, c. 339, § 1.) Definitions of terms used
in act; laws of Hawaii; Civil Laws; Penal Laws; Session
Laws.

The phrase "the laws of Hawaii," as used in this Act without qual-
ifying words, shall mean the constitution and laws of the Republic of
Hawaii, in force on the twelfth day of August, eighteen hundred and

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nincty-cight, at the time of the transfer of the sovereignty of the Ha-
waiian Islands to the United States of America.

The constitution and statute laws of the Republic of Hawaii then
in force, set forth in a compilation made by Sidney M. Ballou under
the authority of the legislature, and published in two volimies entitled
"Civil Laws" and "Penal Laws," respectively, and in the Session Laws
of the Legislature for the session of eighteen hundred and ninety-eight,
are referred to in this Act as "Civil Laws," "Penal Laws," and "Ses-
sion Uws." (31 Sut 141.)

Thii wag the first tection of the Hawaiian Territorial Act, cited ahore.

The act was divided into six chapters, with sectiona numbered consecutlTelj
tbruufhout the entire act

Chapter I, "General Provisions," included sections 1-11 ; Chapter II, •"The
Leidslature,** secHons 12-05; Chapter 8» '"The Executive," sections 6&-4M);
Chapter IV, relating to the judicial department, sections 81 to SI ; Chapter 5,
•"United Sutes Officers," sections 85-88; Chapter 6, ''Miscellaneous," sections
89-104.

Sections 2-6, 8-11, of this act, Included in said chapter I thereof, an set
forth post, H 3648-3653.

Section 7 of the act repealed the constitution of the Republic of Hawaii and
certain specified laws thereof, which either related to the government of the
Republic and were superseded by this act and the extension thereby of the Con-
stitution and laws of the United States to the Territory, or were merely local
in tlieir nature. Said section 7 ia therefore omitted.

TERBTTOBT OF HAWAU

§ 3645. (Act April 30, 1900, c 339, § 2.) Islands acquired to be
Territory of HawaiL
The islands acquired by the United States of America under an
Act of Congress entitled "Joi"^ resolution to provide for annexing
the Hawaiian Islands to the United States," approved July seventh,
eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, shall be known as the Territory
of Hawaii. (31 Sut 141.)

oovEBimirr or the tbbbitobt of UAWAn

§ 3646. (Act April 30, 1900, c. 339, § 3.) Territorial government
established; capitaL
A Territorial government is hereby established over the said Ter-
ritory, with its capiul at Honolulu, on the island of Oahu. (31 Stat.
141.)

OmZBlfSHIP

§ 3647. (Act April 30, 1900, €• 339, § 4.) CitixensWp.

All persons who were citizens of the Republic of Hawaii on Au-
gust twelfth, eighteen hundred and ninety-eight, are hereby declared
to be citizens of the United States and citizens of the Territory of
Hawaii.

And all citizens of the United States resident in the Hawaiian
Islands who were resident there on or since August twelfth, eighteen
hundred and ninety-eight, and all the citizens of the United States who
shall hereafter reside in the Territory of Hawaii for one year shall be
citizens of the Territory of Hawaii. (31 Stat 141.)
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APPLICATION OF THS LAWS OF THS UNITED STATES

§ 3648. (Act April 30, 1900, c. 339, § 5, as amended. Act May 27,
1910, c. 258, § 1.) Constitution and laws of United States in
efifect in Territory; certain provisions not to be applicable.
The Constitution, and, except as otherwise provided, all the laws of
the United States, including laws carrying general appropriations,
which are not loyally inapplicable, shall have 3ie same force and ef-
fect within the said Territory as elsewhere in the United States : Pro-
vided, That sections eighteen hundred and forty-one to eighteen hun-
dred and ninety-one, inclusive, nineteen hundred and ten and nineteen
I hundred and twelve, of the Revised Statutes, and the amendments

J thereto, and an Act entitled "An Act to prohibit the passage of local

or special laws in the Territories of the United States, to limit terri-
torial indebtedness, and for other purposes," approved July thirtieth,
eighteen hundred and eighty-six, and the amendments thereto, shall
not apply to Hawaii. (31 Stat. 141. 36 Stat. 443.)

This section, as originally enacted, provided that the constitution, and, ex-
cept as otherwise provided, all the laws of the United States not locally in-
applicable should have the same force and effect within the territory as else-
where in the United States, with a proviso that R. S. |§ 1850, 1890, should
not apply to the territory. It was amended by adding the clause '^including
laws carrying general appropriations,*' and by changing the proviso to read as
set forth here, by Act May 27, 1910, c 258, § 1, set forth above.

R. 8. §{ 1841-1891, mentioned in said proviso, containing provisions relat-
ing to the government of all the Territories, are set forth, with the amendments
thereto, ante. §| 3427-3522.

R. S. If 1910, 1912, also mentioned in this section, containing provisions re-
lating to the courts of certain Territories named or referred to therein, were
superseded by the admission of all said territories to the Union as States.
See note at end of TiUe XXII, "The States."

Act July 30, 1886, c. 818, also mentioned in this section, prohibiting the pas-
sage of local or special laws in the Territories, and limiting Territorial in-
debtedness, etc, is set forth, with the amendments thereto, ante, |S 3479-^87.

LAWS OF HAWAti

% 3649. (Act April 30, 1900, c. 339, § 6.) Existing laws of Hawau

continued in force.

The laws of Hawaii not inconsistent with the Constitution or laws

of the United States or the provisions of this Act shall continue in

force, subject to repeal or amendment by the legislature of Hawaii

or the Congress of the United States. (31 Stat. 142.)

Section 7 of this act repealed the Constitution of the Republic of Hawaii
and certain laws described as set forth in specified acts, chapters, and sections
of the civil laws, penal laws, and session laws, and relating to the specified
subjects.

The municipal legislation of Hawaii, not Inconsistent with the resolution of
annexation, or with the Constitution or any treaty of the United States was
to remain in force antil Congress should otherwise determine by a provision
of ths resolution of annexation, Res. July 7, 1898, No. 65, 30 Stat 750.

CEBTAIN OFFICES AB0LI8HKD

§ 3650. (Act April 30, 1900, c. 339, § 8.) Certain offices of Re-
public of Hawaii abolished
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interior, minister of finance, minister of public instruction, auditor-
general, deputy auditor-general, surveyor-general, marshal, and dep-
uty marshal of the Republic of Hawaii are hereby abolished. (31
Stat 143.)

▲MBNDMBRT OF OmOIAI* TITLni

§ 3651. (Act April 30, 1900, c 339, § 9.) Tides of certain offices
occurring in laws of Hawaii amended*
Wherever the words "President of the Republic of Hawaii," or
"Republic of Hawaii," or "Government of the Republic of Hawaii,"
or their equivalents, occur in the laws of Hawaii not repealed by this
Act, thev are hereby amended to read "Governor of the Territory of
Hawaii, ' or "Territory of Hawaii," or their equivalents, as the context
requires. (31 Stat 143.)

OOZfRBUCTION OF EXISTIlfO STATUTES

§ 3652. (Act April 30, 1900, c 339, $ 10.) Construction of exist-
ing statutes; prior rights of action, etc; offenses previously
punishable ; no imprisonment for nonpayment of taxes nor for
debt; prosecution of pending proceedings; remedy for breach
of contract for labor, etc., only by civil suit for damages; laws
of United States as to merchant seamen not affected; contracts
for holding for service for definite term, terminated; contract
labor laws extended to Territory.
All rights of action, suits at law and in equity, prosecutions, and
judgments existing prior to the taking effect of this Act shall continue
to be as effectual as if this Act had not been passed ; and those In
favor of or against the Republic of Hawaii, and not assumed by or
transferred to the United States, shall be equally valid in favor of



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