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House Proceeding 03-02-09 on Mar 2nd, 2009 :: 0:39:10 to 0:40:30
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Don Young

0:39:06 to 0:39:27( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: lack of coverage in certain areas and will also increase the number of grants that can be issued each year. i urge an aye vote on h.r. 844. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. holt: i continue to reserve my time, madam speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the chair recognizes the

Don Young

0:39:10 to 0:40:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Don Young

Don Young

0:39:28 to 0:39:48( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: gentleman from nebraska. mr. smith: i yield three minutes to the gentleman from alaska, mr. young. mr. young: i thank the gentleman for yielding to me. madam speaker, i rise in support of h.r. 844, the marine mammal rescue assistance amendments of 2009. this important pieces of legislation continues to build upon the original legislation this body passed in 1982, mat re continue to recognize the

Don Young

0:39:49 to 0:40:09( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: importance of marine mammals and the fragile state of some of their populations, congress passed the marine mammal rescue assistance act in the year 2000 and created the john h. prescott marine mammal rescue assistance program. keeping in the spirit of these achievements, i introduced this legislation which builds upon our earlier successes and expands the prescott grant program.

Don Young

0:40:10 to 0:40:32( Edit History Discussion )

Don Young: this bill will allow the secretary of commerce to grant -- provide grants to participants who assist in removing ropes, nets and other materials from marine mammals and wildlife at sea. by providing grants to institutions such as the alaskan sea life center, untold numbers of marine mammals have been positively impacted. support for this bill will

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