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Complaints filed by an individual who is not a legal resident of the State of Georgia or who is not a legally registered voter shall not be considered by the IERB.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Complaints shall be made on the form promulgated by the IERB and in the manner proscribed by the IERB. Complaint forms shall be posted on the website for the Department of Audits and Accounts. Complaints received on forms not promulgated by the IERB shall not be considered by the IERB. Complaints received in a manner other than through the methods adopted by the IERB shall not be considered by the IERB.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Complaints must contain the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the name of the public agency or employee who is alleged to have violated or failed to enforce the eligibility status provision;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the city or county in which the public agency or employee allegedly committed the violation or failure to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> sufficient facts concerning the alleged violation of failure to enforce the eligibility status provision, including a date or range of dates in which this violation or failure to enforce allegedly occurred, to determine if a <I>prima facie</I> case exists for finding a violation or failure to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the name, address, and telephone number of the complainant; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(3)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> an attestation by the complainant that the complainant is both a legal resident of the State of Georgia as well as a legally registered voter and that the contents of the complaint as stated by the complainant are true.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Complaints shall be mailed to the IERB at the following address: <P>Immigration Enforcement Review Board </P> <P>270 Washington Street, SW</P> <P>Room 1-156</P> <P>Atlanta, GA 30334.</P> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The complaint form used by the IERB shall contain areas for the complainant to provide the following information: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the name of the public agency or employee who is alleged to have violated or failed to enforce the eligibility status provision;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the address and telephone number of the public agency or employee;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the city or county in which the public agency or employee allegedly committed the violation or failure to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> which of the eligibility status provisions it is alleged that the public agency or employee violated or failed to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a narrative describing sufficient facts concerning the alleged violation of failure to enforce the eligibility status provision to determine if a <I>prima facie</I> case exists for finding a violation or failure to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a date or range of dates on which the public agency or employee allegedly committed the violation or failure to enforce;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the name, address, and telephone number of the complainant; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.01(5)(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> an attestation by the complainant that the complainant is both a legal resident of the State of Georgia as well as a legally registered voter and that the contents of the complaint as stated by the complainant are true.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/291-2-.02" name="291-2-.02" title="291-2-.02">Rule 291-2-.02 Initial Review</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A review panel of the IERB shall review all complaints received by the IERB to determine their legal sufficiency.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any complaints made by an individual not authorized to file a complaint, made on forms not promulgated by the IERB, made in a manner not proscribed by the IERB, or which do not contain sufficient facts to determine whether a potential violation or failure to enforce has occurred shall not be considered by the IERB. Such determination shall not be considered either an initial or final decision of the IERB for purposes of either appeal or subject to the provisions dealing with service on the complainant or the applicable public agency or employee. Such determination shall be entered into the official records of the IERB.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If the review panel determines that the complaint meets the procedural requirements adopted by the board and states sufficient facts to merit further hearing before the review panel, the review panel shall set the complaint down for an initial hearing before the review panel.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/291-2-.03" name="291-2-.03" title="291-2-.03">Rule 291-2-.03 Initial Hearings</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Should the initial review by the review panel determine that the complaint should be set down for a hearing, the review panel shall set a date and time for the hearing to be held. The review panel shall provide notice of the date and time of the hearing to both the complaining party and the applicable public agency or employee. The hearing shall be set for no earlier than thirty (30) days from the conclusion of the initial review.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If either the complaining party or the applicable public agency or employee desires that the initial hearing be transcribed, they may do so upon arranging with the applicable court stenographer or court reporter to so transcribe the hearing. If both parties desire the initial hearing to be transcribed, they shall agree upon a mutually acceptable court stenographer or court reporter to transcribe the hearing, or, in the absence of an agreement on a mutually acceptable court stenographer or court reporter, the chair of the review panel shall determine which court stenographer or court reporter shall transcribe the hearing. The costs of the court stenographer or court reporter shall be born equally between the parties if both desire a court stenographer or reporter. The costs shall be born only by the requesting party if only one party desires a transcription of the hearing. All requests for transcription of the initial hearing shall be made in writing to the chair of the review panel by the requesting party and must be received no later than seven (7) days prior to the hearing. Requests must be sent to the mailing address of the IERB, to the attention of the chair of the review panel. If a party obtains a transcript of the hearing and that party subsequently files a sanction response or an appeal of either an initial decision or a sanction response, a true and correct copy of that transcript must be included as an attached exhibit to that filing.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Upon motion by either the complaining party or the applicable public agency or employee, for good cause shown, the review panel may issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of and testimony by witnesses or the production of documents at the hearing. The party requesting the subpoena shall bear all costs related to service, witness fees, mileage, and other costs of attendance. Requests for issuance of subpoenas by either the complaining party or the applicable public agency or employee shall be made in writing to the chair of the review panel by the requesting party and must be received no later than fifteen (15) days prior to the hearing. Requests must be sent to the mailing address of the IERB, to the attention of the chair of the review panel. The review panel shall have the authority to issue subpoenas on its own motion to compel the attendance of and testimony by witnesses or the production of documents at the hearing, with the IERB bearing all costs related to service, witness fees, mileage, and other costs of attendance for any subpoenas issues on the motion of a review panel.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Prior to any witness providing testimony to the review panel, the witness shall be administered an oath by the chair of the review panel or the designee of the chair swearing in the witness.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Following the conclusion of the hearing, the review panel shall issue an initial decision, upon majority vote of the review panel, making a determination as to whether a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision has occurred. If the initial decision finds that there has been a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision, the initial decision shall set forth any remedial action deemed necessary by the review panel to correct the violation of or failure to enforce the eligibility status provision.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.03(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The review panel shall provide service of the initial decision on both the complaining party and the applicable public agency or employee within sixty (60) days of the conclusion of the initial hearing.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/291-2-.04" name="291-2-.04" title="291-2-.04">Rule 291-2-.04 Recommendation of Sanctions</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an initial decision finds that there has been a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision, the public agency or employee shall have thirty (30) days from service of the initial decision to provide a sanction response to the review panel as to why sanctions should not be imposed and what, if any, remedial action has been undertaken. The public agency or employee shall provide service of the sanction response on the review panel.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If the review panel determines that the sanction response, including any remedial action undertaken, is insufficient, and that the violation of or failure to enforce the eligibility status provision was knowing and willful based upon a preponderance of the evidence presented at the initial hearing, the review panel may make a recommendation of sanctions ordering one or more of the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(2)a.">a.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> removal from the list of qualified local governments under Chapter 8 of Title 50 of the Georgia Code;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(2)b.">b.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> loss of appropriated state funds; and </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(2)c.">c.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a monetary fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $5,000.00.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.04(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The recommendation of sanctions shall be served upon the complaining party and the applicable public agency or employee.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/291-2-.05" name="291-2-.05" title="291-2-.05">Rule 291-2-.05 Appeals and Board Determinations</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an initial decision finding no violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision is made by a review panel consisting of fewer than the entire board, the complaining party may appeal that initial decision to the entire board of the IERB by providing service of said appeal upon both the IERB and the applicable public agency or employee. Said appeal shall be served upon the IERB and the applicable public agency or employee within thirty (30) days of service of the initial decision upon the applicable public agency or employee.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an initial decision finding no violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision is made by a review panel consisting of the entire board, the initial decision will become the final decision of the IERB unless the IERB modifies that initial decision within thirty (30) days of service of the initial decision upon the applicable public agency or employee.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an initial decision finding no violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision is made by a review panel consisting of the entire board, and the IERB modifies that initial decision on its own initiative prior to the expiration of thirty (30) days of service upon the applicable public agency or employee to make a finding that a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision has occurred, the matter will be subject to the same procedures in place as if the initial decision had originally determined that a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision had occurred. The applicable public agency or employee will have thirty (30) days from service of the modified initial decision to make a sanction response.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an initial decision finding no violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision is made by a review panel consisting of the entire board, and the IERB modifies that initial decision on its own initiative prior to the expiration of thirty (30) days of service upon the applicable public agency or employee but still makes a finding that no violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision has occurred, the modified initial decision shall become the final decision of the IERB within thirty (30) days of service of the initial decision upon the applicable public agency or employee.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If there has been a recommendation of sanctions entered by a review panel consisting of less than the entire board, that recommendation of sanctions may be appealed to the entire board upon service of an appeal by either the complaining party or the applicable public agency or employee within thirty (30) days of service of the recommendation of sanctions upon the applicable public agency or employee.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(6)">(6)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No appeal will be permitted from either a recommendation of sanctions or an initial decision if made by a review panel consisting of the entire board.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(7)">(7)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> No appeal will be permitted from an initial decision by a review panel consisting of less than the entire board finding a violation of or failure to enforce an eligibility status provision until after a recommendation of sanctions has been made by the review panel.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(8)">(8)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> If an appeal of either an initial decision or recommendation of sanctions is made within the applicable time period, the IERB shall have the options of: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(8)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> conducting an additional hearing on the matter;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(8)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> make a determination and final decision on the record made by the review panel; or</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(8)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> determine that no additional action by the IERB is necessary.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="291-2-.05(9)">(9)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any decision made by the full board following an appeal to the full board shall become the final decision of the IERB following the expiration of thirty (30) days from service of that full board decision on the applicable public agency or employee, unless further action is taken by the full board prior to the expiration of that thirty (30) days.</td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </HTML> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/291-2-.01" name="291-2-.01" title="291-2-.01">Rule 291-2-.01 Filing of Complaints</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/291-2-.02" name="291-2-.02" title="291-2-.02">Rule 291-2-.02 Initial Review</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/291-2-.03" name="291-2-.03" title="291-2-.03">Rule 291-2-.03 Initial Hearings</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/291-2-.04" name="291-2-.04" title="291-2-.04">Rule 291-2-.04 Recommendation of Sanctions</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/291-2-.05" name="291-2-.05" title="291-2-.05">Rule 291-2-.05 Appeals and Board Determinations</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 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