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House Proceeding on Jan 28th, 2008 :: 0:41:05 to 0:42:30
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Eddie Bernice Johnson

0:37:35 to 0:41:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eddie Bernice Johnson

Eddie Bernice Johnson

0:40:54 to 0:41:05( Edit History Discussion )

Eddie Bernice Johnson: required intel sat to become a private company. unfortunately at that time congress overlooked a change in the i.c.a. that would be necessary when they completed their transition into

Thomas E. Petri

0:41:05 to 0:41:17( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: a private company. and this bill corrects tt omission. and i support this bill and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves the balance of her time.

Thomas E. Petri

0:41:05 to 0:42:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

0:41:17 to 0:41:35( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. petri: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. petri: the bill before us amends

Thomas E. Petri

0:41:35 to 0:41:51( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the international center act to lease or sublease certain property to nongovernmental enter its. it is said to lease to foreign government or international organizations. it is occupied by the

Thomas E. Petri

0:41:51 to 0:42:02( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: tel sat which was privatized by an act of congress in the year 2000. prior to its privatization, intelsat was created as an international organization in the 1960's to establish the world's

Thomas E. Petri

0:42:02 to 0:42:14( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: first global satellite system. as an international organization, intelsat leased the property for 99 years in accordance with the international center act. the bill before us corrects an

Thomas E. Petri

0:42:14 to 0:42:30( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: apparent oversight when intelsat was privatized by this congress. the underlying statute requires a foreign government or international organization to occupy the property, and that was no longer consistent

Eddie Bernice Johnson

0:42:30 to 0:42:39( Edit History Discussion )

Eddie Bernice Johnson: with the lease between the government and intelsat after intelsat was privatized this bill would make the international center act consistent with the lease. and, mr. speaker, i have no further

Eddie Bernice Johnson

0:42:30 to 0:47:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eddie Bernice Johnson

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