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House Proceeding 03-20-10 on Mar 20th, 2010 :: 1:19:45 to 1:21:15
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Douglas Lamborn

1:19:36 to 1:19:58( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: mr. lamborn: i deaver to the gentlelady from guam or i would be happy to step in. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: i continue to reserve my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentleman from colorado. mr. lamborn: let me point out that there's a big flaw in the process that we have been following here recently.

Douglas Lamborn

1:19:45 to 1:21:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Douglas Lamborn

Douglas Lamborn

1:19:59 to 1:20:22( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: we have these massive groups of bills that we are supposed to absorb in a 72-hour period, which finishes tomorrow and culminate with a vote on a massive piece of legislatin. reforming 1/6 of our nation's economy. if you look at this bil right here, this is the reconciliation

Douglas Lamborn

1:20:23 to 1:20:43( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: bill, h.r. 4872, the bil reported from the house budget committee, 2,310 pages. the two plain language reports from the budget comittee tote taling about ,30 pages and the amendment in a nature of a substitute of 150 pages.

Douglas Lamborn

1:20:44 to 1:21:04( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: that is 3,80 pages that we have been given in the last three days. i dare say there's not a single member of this house that has read these 3,80 pages and that's on top of the original bill of a couple thousand pages. so we have a produce here where we're not giving enough time to absorb and go through these

Douglas Lamborn

1:21:05 to 1:21:16( Edit History Discussion )

Douglas Lamborn: bills. and the american people deserve better than that. this system has not ben followed like we should be doing it. and i regret that.

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