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House Proceeding on Jan 13th, 2010 :: 2:57:50 to 2:58:50
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Lamar S. Smith

2:57:47 to 2:58:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: two years ago with a few additional technical clarifications. i urge my colleagues to support this legislation. i reserve the balce of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized from texas. the g recognized. mr. smith: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Lamar S. Smith

2:57:50 to 2:58:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lamar S. Smith

Lamar S. Smith

2:58:09 to 2:58:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: i support h.r. 3237, a bill proposed by the office of law revision counsel to enact title 51 united states code as positive l. the judiciary committee has jurisdiction over law revision bills, and this particular bill creates a new title to address national and commercial space programs. many laws have been enacted over the years dealing with national and commercial space programs,

Lamar S. Smith

2:58:30 to 2:58:51( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: however there is no distinct title in the u.s. code to consolidate these laws. this is because the u.s. code was established in 1926 long before space programs were ever contemplated. this bill would put all of these laws into one title within the code. h.r. 3237 and similar law revision bills are important because they ensure that the u.s. code is up to date and

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