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House Proceeding 03-23-09 on Mar 23rd, 2009 :: 0:33:00 to 0:37:55
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:32:56 to 0:33:16( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: hometown of jamestown, new york , as the stun lundine post office buildin mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:00 to 0:37:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:17 to 0:33:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: gentleman from massachusetts reserves the balance of s time. the gentleman from missouri. mr. akin: yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. in closing i want to thank my colleague for his generous remarks. and i do want to give great credit to congressman brian

Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:38 to 0:33:58( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: higgins from the buffalo area. he is the central sponsor of this measure to name this post office after stan lundine. very deserving honor. with that, mr. speaker, i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. all time having expired, the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 918. those in favor say aye. thos in the opinion of the chair,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:33:59 to 0:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 2/3 having res affirmative, the -- mr. lynch: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts. mrlynch: 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 arisen, the yeas and nays are

Stephen F. Lynch

0:34:21 to 0:34:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this moon will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the

Stephen F. Lynch

0:34:42 to 0:35:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: rules and pass the bill h.r. 1218. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 1218, a bill to designate the facility of the united states postal service located at 112 south 5th street in saint charles, missouri, as the lance corporal drew w. weaver post office building. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts,

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:03 to 0:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch, and the gentleman from missouri, mr. akin, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. 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. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i now yield myself such time as i may consume.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:25 to 0:35:45( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i present for consideratioh.r. 1218, a bill to designate the united states postal facility located at 112 south fifth street in st. charles, missouri, as the lance corporal drew w. weaver post office building. this legislation was introduced on february 26, by my colleague and friend, represeative todd

Stephen F. Lynch

0:35:46 to 0:36:06( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: w. akin of missouri and considered and report out of the oversight and government reform committee by a voice vote on march 10, 2009. additionally, h.r. 1218 enjoys the support of the entire missri congressional delegation. a native of st. charles, missouri, lance corporal drew

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:07 to 0:36:28( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: w. weaver bravely served with the third light armored reconnaissance battalion, first marine division out of the 29 palms, california, on february 21, 2008. the young marine was killed in action and al anbar province in iraq while conducting combat operations in support of

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:29 to 0:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: operation iraqi freedom. born on july 5, 1987, lance corporal weaver decided to join the marines shortly before his graduation from his high school in 2005. he was best known for his positive attitude, his sense of humor and love ofed a miniter

Stephen F. Lynch

0:36:53 to 0:37:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: -- of adventure. st. charles west assistant principal remembered seen lance corporal weaver take daily morning runs on zumble road in front of the school for preparation of boot camp. upon returning of his basic training he asked if he wanted to serve in the marines.

Stephen F. Lynch

0:37:14 to 0:37:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: absolutely, relied lance corporal weaver. another administer recalled that lance corporal weaver, quote, truly believed in what he was doing, closed quote. and one said he was a true hero and a beloved member of the st. charles community. mr. speaker, lance corporal weaver's life and service

Stephen F. Lynch

0:37:37 to 0:37:55( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: stands as a ttament to the strength and devotion of his family as well as the bravery and dedication of the young men and women that have joined him in offering the ultimate sacrifice on behalf our nation. it is my hope that we can honor this outstanding soldier through passage of this legislation. without objection, i urge my

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