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House Proceeding on Apr 21st, 2009 :: 0:33:50 to 0:36:50
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Donna M. Christensen

0:33:46 to 0:34:07( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: rather than coming up with a comprehensive overall plan and not requiring our friends in other countries to step up to with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah yields back. the gentlewoman from the virgin islands. mrs. christensen: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support h.r.

Donna M. Christensen

0:33:50 to 0:36:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Donna M. Christensen

0:34:08 to 0:34:29( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: 388 and with that i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back the balance of her time. the qution is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 388. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having respond affirmative, the rules are suspended -- mr. gohmert: mr. speaker, on that i would request the yeas and nays.

Donna M. Christensen

0:34:30 to 0:34:51( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: 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 or pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will be postponed.

Donna M. Christensen

0:34:52 to 0:35:13( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from virgin islands rise? mrs. c suspend the rules and pass h.r. 411 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 411, a bill to assist in the conservation of rare felids and rare canids by supporting and providing financial resources for the conservation programs of nations within the range of

Donna M. Christensen

0:35:14 to 0:35:35( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: rare felid and rare canid populations and projects of persons with demonstrated expertise in the conservation rare felid and rare canid populations. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from the virgin islands, mrs. christensen, and the gentleman from utah, mr. bishop, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from the virgin

Donna M. Christensen

0:35:36 to 0:35:56( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: islands. mrs. christensen: i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mrs. christensen: thank you. mr. speaker, h.r. 411, the great cats and rare canids act was introduced in the 111th congress by our colleague from washington, congressman jay

Donna M. Christensen

0:35:57 to 0:36:18( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: inslee. the bill before the house today legislation that passed during the 110th congress. the overall participate of the bill is to assist in the conservation of 15 imperiled cat and canid species such as the lion, cheetah and jaguar and the african wild car and darwin fox. it would establish a new great

Donna M. Christensen

0:36:19 to 0:36:41( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: cat and rare canid conservation fund to fince federal matching grants to supports critical conservation projects to support these highly endangered wildlife species and their shrinking and fragmented habitats. moreover, this legislation is pat earned after other noteworthy authorization funds authorized by the congress that

Donna M. Christensen

0:36:42 to 0:36:50( Edit History Discussion )

Donna M. Christensen: helped conserve and conserve rhinoceros, tigers, african and

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