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House Proceeding on Apr 1st, 2009 :: 0:10:15 to 0:11:20
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Doris O. Matsui

0:10:11 to 0:10:31( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: across america. in conclusion, god bless our troops and we will never forget september 11 and the global war on terrorism. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from c >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore:

Doris O. Matsui

0:10:15 to 0:11:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Doris O. Matsui

Doris O. Matsui

0:10:32 to 0:10:52( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. matsui: ma members of the international cruise victims are on capitol hill this week to raise awareness of cruise safety issues. over 13 million americans will take a cruise this year. however, few passengers are for a crime to occur. and those who are victimized often do not know their legal

Doris O. Matsui

0:10:53 to 0:11:14( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: rights or whom to contact for help. those who have come to capitol daughters, parents, aunts and husbands and some were victims of sexual assault or other crimes on the high seas. due to the absence of law enforcement officials on ocean voyages, it can be difficult or impossible to properly resolve any of these crimes. that is why i've introduced the cruise vessel security and safety act of 2009 wi senator kerry.

Doris O. Matsui

0:11:15 to 0:11:21( Edit History Discussion )

Doris O. Matsui: this bill has been informed by three congressional hearings and the stories of the individuals who bravely come forward.

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