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House Proceeding 03-16-09 on Mar 16th, 2009 :: 0:07:20 to 0:12:40
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:16 to 0:07:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: life was so special to america and because at a time like this inspiration is important to all. time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from, mr. issa, reserves the balance of his time. the gentman from massachusetts, mr. lynch. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. we continue to reserve at this time.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:20 to 0:12:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:37 to 0:07:57( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. issa: i would yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, before closing i'd like to mention that the gentleman from

Stephen F. Lynch

0:07:58 to 0:08:18( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: pennsylvania, mr. altmire, who was the chief sponsor -- lead sponsor of the bill under consideration has inrmed that he is en route, however he informs us that he regrets not being able here for this discussion but he asks that the support of the bill and the challis family be known. now, he has also asked to have his statement -- prepared statement included in the record. again, colleagues to join myself and

Stephen F. Lynch

0:08:19 to 0:08:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: representative altmire and the gentleman from california in supporting h.r. 987. and i now yield the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 987. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended --

Stephen F. Lynch

0:08:40 to 0:09:01( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. nch: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: and without objection a motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i ask for the call of the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having

Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:02 to 0:09:22( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from massausetts rise? mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 1217. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:23 to 0:09:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the clerk: h.r. 1217, a bill to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 15455 manchester road in ballwin, missouri, as the specialist peter j. navarro post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from california, mr. issa, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:09:44 to 0:10:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks . the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrlynch: mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for as much time as he may consume. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, it is my honor to present for

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:05 to 0:10:25( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: consideration h.r. 1217, which designates the united states postal facility located at 15455 manchester road in ballwin, missouri, as the specialist peter j. navarro post office building. introduced by representative todd w. akin on february 26, 2009 and reported out of the oversight committee and government reform on march 10,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:26 to 0:10:46( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 2009, by a voice vote, h.r. 1217 enjoys the support -- the unanimous support of the entire missouri house delegation. a resident of wildwood, missouri, specialist peter joseph navarro bravely served with the united states army second battalion, 70th armor, third brigade combat team out

Stephen F. Lynch

0:10:47 to 0:11:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: of fort riley, kansas. on december 13, 2005, specialist navarro and three fellow members of his unit were killed in iraq improvised explosive device detonated near their humvee

Stephen F. Lynch

0:11:11 to 0:11:32( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: while -- he graduated from lafayette high school in 2003. he subsequently decided to forgo his acceptance to college to go to the united states army. as noted by jose father, specialist navarro was a strong-willed young man and a dedicated soldier who cared for

Stephen F. Lynch

0:11:33 to 0:11:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the soldiers that he worked wand would do anything for his friends. mr. navarro recounts that his son wanted to try and make a difference and that being a soldier was what making a difference is in this time of our lives. spialist navarro's dedication to his unit and his country was evidenced in july of 2005 when

Stephen F. Lynch

0:11:55 to 0:12:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: he returned home to wildwood to return the funeral of his younger brother, daniel, who was killed in a car accident. his mother begged her son not to return to ira in the summer. as mrs. navarro recalls her son telling her, mom, there would be a man short, somebody is taking my place and that is not

Stephen F. Lynch

0:12:16 to 0:12:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: fair. they would do the same for me. closed quote. mr. speaker, as his life stands as a testament to the bravery and dedication of the heroic men and women who have served and continue to serve our nation at home and abroad, and it is my hope that we can further honor his service through the passage of this legislation. i urge my colleagues to join me

Stephen F. Lynch

0:12:39 to 0:12:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in supporting h.r. 1217 in

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