Senator Michael J. Hough

2017 Regular Session

District 4, Frederick and Carroll Counties

Total Bills: 80 (Primary Sponsor: 15, Co-sponsor: 54, By Request: 11)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
SB0016 / CH0192
    (HB0162 / CH0189)
Public Safety - Firearm ApplicationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 192Judicial Proceedings
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
SB0187
    (HB0475)
Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - Helen Smith StudioIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0188
    (HB0474)
Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - Northwest Trek Conservation and Education Center Phase 2In the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0420
    (HB0528)
Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing 2/14 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryAgriculture (M4)
SB0550
    (HB0976)
Frederick County - Ethics Requirements and Campaign Activity Concerning the County Executive and County CouncilIn the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryEthics (G2)
SB0619Criminal Law - Controlled Dangerous Substances - MixtureIn the Senate - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0645
    (HB0064)
Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - Remsberg Park Multipurpose Youth Sports FieldIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0654
    (HB1012)
Task Force to Study Crime Classification and PenaltiesIn the House - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0666 / CH0165
    (HB0233 / CH0166)
Disclosure of Medical Records - Guardian Ad Litem - Victims of Crime or Delinquent ActsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 165Finance
3/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Health (J1)
SB0693
    (HB0856)
Co-Prescribing Naloxone Saves Lives Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/1/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Health (J1)
SB0827
    (HB1182 / CH0495)
Frederick County - State's Attorney - Annual SalaryIn the House - Second Reading PassedJudicial Proceedings
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCourts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
SB0828
    (HB0986)
Creation of a State Debt - Carroll County - Mt. Airy Caboose and Visitor Center PavilionIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0830Correctional Facilities - Individual Subject to Immigration Detainer - Homeland Security NotificationIn the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB1004
    (HB1120 / CH0560)
Vehicle Laws - Dealers - Performance StandardsIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsJudicial Proceedings
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsPrimaryVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB1091Public Safety - Permit to Wear, Carry, or Transport a Handgun - Expiration and RenewalIn the Senate - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
SB0003
    (HB0544)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement IncomeIn the Senate - Hearing 1/18 at 2:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
1/18/2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0023 / CH0190
    (HB0877 / CH0191)
Handgun Permits - Alternative Expiration Date - Private Detectives, Security Guards, and Special Police OfficersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 190Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0046 / CH0463
    (HB0004 / CH0462)
Hunting and Fishing Licenses - Active Military, Former Prisoners of War, Recipients of the Purple Heart Award, and Disabled VeteransApproved by the Governor - Chapter 463Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0085 / CH0491
    (HB1207 / CH0492)
Family Law - Treatment Foster Care Homes - SiblingsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 491Judicial Proceedings
1/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0133Income Tax - Flat TaxIn the Senate - Hearing 2/01 at 2:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/1/2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0135Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to ReportIn the House - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/5/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0157Sales and Use Tax - Alcoholic Beverages - Rate ReductionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
2/1/2017 - 2:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
SB0198 / CH0071
    (HB0178 / CH0072)
Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - Sunday Hours of SaleApproved by the Governor - Chapter 71Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0199
    (HB0099)
Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - YMCA of Frederick CountyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0208
    (HB0158)
Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - Heritage Frederick Capital ImprovementsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 10:00 a.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2017 - 10:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0209
    (HB0179 / CH0493)
Frederick County - Beer and Wine Licenses - BarbershopsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0210 / CH0467
    (HB0071)
Alcoholic Beverages - Class 8 Farm Brewery License Holders - Food ServiceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 467Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Statewide Bills (A1)
SB0214Local Government - Public Nuisances - Restriction on Local "Padlock" LawsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/02 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCounties - Generally (L1)
SB0217 / CH0160
    (HB0429 / CH0163)
Criminal Law - Sexual Offenses - Physical ResistanceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 160Judicial Proceedings
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/29/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0226 / CH0476
    (HB0373 / CH0475)
Biotechnology Investment Tax Credit - Qualified Maryland Biotechnology Company - DefinitionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 476Budget and Taxation
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0227Gaming - Video Lottery Operation Licensees - Confiscation of Fake IdentificationIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and TaxationBudget and Taxation
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorGaming (C7)
SB0238Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income (Fairness in Taxation for Retirees Act)In the Senate - Hearing 2/08 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0245Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - QualificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0326
    (HB0396)
Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - Cigar Shop LicensesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0349 / CH0158
    (HB0255 / CH0159)
Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Victims' Rights - Disposal of Rape Kit Evidence and NotificationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 158Judicial Proceedings
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0428
    (HB0316)
State Board of Pharmacy - Dispensing of Drugs Containing Controlled Dangerous Substances - RequirementsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
SB0441 / CH0416Veterans Affairs - Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program - EstablishmentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 416Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/16/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorSocial Services - Generally (O1)
SB0452 / CH0731
    (HB0461)
Education - Accountability Program - Assessments (More Learning, Less Testing Act of 2017)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 731Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0453 / CH0073
    (HB0646 / CH0074)
Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - Restaurants - Average Daily ReceiptsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 73Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorAlcoholic Beverages - Local Bills (A2)
SB0465 / CH0629
    (HB1517)
Maryland Nonprofit Development Center Program and Fund - Bridge LoansApproved by the Governor - Chapter 629Finance
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0490Labor and Employment - Labor Organizations - Right to Work ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0511
    (HB0663)
Public Safety - Permit to Carry, Wear, or Transport a Handgun - QualificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0518 / CH0075
    (HB0645)
Frederick County - Gaming Events - Sunday Hours of OperationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 75Budget and Taxation
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorGaming (C7)
SB0519 / CH0494
    (HB0655)
Frederick County - Hunting - Nongame Birds and MammalsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 494Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0535Highway Dedication - Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr. HighwayIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0536
    (HB0290 / CH0719)
Maryland Transportation Authority - Third Generation-Electronic Toll Collection SystemIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsFinance
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0557Education - Maryland Education Opportunity Account Program - EstablishedIn the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0566Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers and DealersIn the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB0579 / CH0675
    (HB0664 / CH0033)
State Government - Display of the POW/MIA Flag on State Building GroundsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 675Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government OperationsCo-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0586
    (HB1322)
Local Infrastructure Fast Track for Maryland ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0603
    (HB0576)
General Provisions - Commemorative Months - Maryland Sportsmanship MonthIn the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0622 / CH0236
    (HB0530 / CH0237)
Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Period for Back-to-School Shopping - Sale of Backpacks and BookbagsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 236Budget and Taxation
2/16/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/5/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
SB0656
    (HB0714)
Corporations and Associations - Fee for Processing Articles of Dissolution and Certificates of Cancellation - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersJudicial Proceedings
2/16/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorCorporations and Associations (C1)
SB0668 / CH0751Vehicle Laws - Operation of Motorcycles - Handlebar HeightApproved by the Governor - Chapter 751Judicial Proceedings
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Equipment and Inspections (R6)
SB0675
    (HB1393)
Criminal Procedure - Petition for Writ of Actual Innocence - Nontrial ConvictionsIn the Senate - Referred to interim study by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/1/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0691
    (HB0650)
Criminal Procedure - Incompetency and Criminal Responsibility - Court-Ordered MedicationIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0716Admissions and Amusement Tax - Exemption - Agricultural Tourism and Promotion of Agricultural ProductsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/2/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
SB0731
    (HB0831)
Task Force on Organized Retail Crime RingsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0747
    (HB0939)
State Government - Acknowledgments, Oaths, and Affirmations - Recordations and NotarizationsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/7/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0781 / CH0485
    (HB1375 / CH0486)
Criminal Procedure - Testing - HIV and Hepatitis CApproved by the Governor - Chapter 485Judicial Proceedings
3/1/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0841
    (HB1167)
Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment Abortion Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/15/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0842
    (HB1354)
Voter Registration Integrity Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
SB0862Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - Moratorium and ReferendaIn the Senate - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0864Education - Overdose on Public School Premises - Substance Abuse Treatment ProgramsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)Finance
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0945
    (HB0697)
Child Abuse and Neglect - Statewide Reporting - 2-1-1 MarylandIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinance
Judicial Proceedings
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0959
    (HB0623)
Higher Education - Senatorial and Delegate Scholarships - Reimbursement of Certificate and License ProgramsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/1/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0967 / CH0572
    (HB1329 / CH0571)
Heroin and Opioid Prevention Effort (HOPE) and Treatment Act of 2017Approved by the Governor - Chapter 572Finance
3/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Health and Government Operations
4/6/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB1187Criminal Procedure - Life Without Parole - Repeal of Sentencing ProceedingIn the Senate - Recommitted to Judicial Proceedings (Senator Zirkin)Judicial Proceedings
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SJ0003United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Limitations on Federal PowerIn the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - General Assembly (P5)
SB0307 / CH0030
    (HB0402)
Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decision Act - Application and EvaluationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 30Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
By Request - AdministrationTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0308 / CH0151
    (HB0632 / CH0152)
Child Abuse - Sex Trafficking (Protecting Victims of Sex Trafficking Act of 2017)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151Judicial Proceedings
2/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/23/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationFamily Law (D4)
SB0314 / CH0367
    (HB0417 / CH0366)
Clean Water Commerce Act of 2017Approved by the Governor - Chapter 367Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/14/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEnvironment (M3)
SB0317 / CH0149
    (HB0394)
More Jobs for Marylanders Act of 2017Approved by the Governor - Chapter 149Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/5/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0318
    (HB0378)
Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit - Eligibility and Sunset ExtensionIn the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/29/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0319 / CH0591
    (HB0413)
Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) School Act of 2017Approved by the Governor - Chapter 591Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/8/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Ways and Means
3/21/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
By Request - AdministrationHigher Education (F2)
SB0320
    (HB0399)
Student Debt Relief Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0321
    (HB0375)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement IncomeIn the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0322
    (HB0388)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes Act)In the Senate - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/22/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0540
    (HB0748)
Study of Retirement Plan AlternativesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsBudget and Taxation
3/9/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/28/2017 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - AdministrationState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
SB0704
    (HB0878)
Public Charter School Act of 2017In the Senate - Hearing canceledEducation, Health, and Environmental AffairsBy Request - AdministrationPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)

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June 7, 2017 9:42 A.M.