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House Proceeding on Feb 23rd, 2009 :: 1:28:30 to 1:31:10
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:28:26 to 1:28:46( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: pantheon of issues in which congress should be debating. with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlelady from guam. ms. bordallo: thank you, mr. speaker. again i say this as a timely important piece of legislation. and i urge my fellow colleagues to support bill number 80. i have no i yield back the balance of my

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:28:30 to 1:31:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:28:47 to 1:29:07( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: time. the speaker pro tempor time has expired. the queson is, will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 80. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the noes have it. >> mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia. mr. broun: i object to the vote

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:29:08 to 1:29:29( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: on the grounds a quorum is not present and make a point of order a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, and the chair's prior announcement, further oceedings on this motion will be postponed. .

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:29:30 to 1:29:50( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the gentlelady from ms. bordallo: more, i move t suspend the rules and pass h.r. 714. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 714, a bill to authorize the secretary of the interior to lease certain lands in virgin islands natial park, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, ms.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:29:51 to 1:30:11( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: bordallo, and the gentleman from utah, mr. bishop, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from gaumgaum -- from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:30:12 to 1:30:32( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i'd like to commend our distinguished colleague from the virgin islands, a valuable member of the committee on natural resources, donna christensen, for sponsoring h.r. 714. this legislation would authorize the national parks service to continued its successful relationship with caneel bay resort, ensure that park resources are protected

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:30:33 to 1:30:54( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: and allow the resort to undertake needed maintenance and improvement programs that will benefit visitors to the virgin islands national park and th into the future. mr. speaker, this legislation was approved by the house in the previous congress but was not considered in the other body. and it should be noted,

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

1:30:55 to 1:31:10( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: however, that h.r. 714 includes some technical changes, suggested by our colleagues in the senate, after hearings were conducted on the bill last year. congresswoman christensen deserves our thanks for her work in ensuring that visitor

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