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House Proceeding 04-30-09 on Apr 30th, 2009 :: 1:08:15 to 1:09:45
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Diane E. Watson

1:08:11 to 1:08:32( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: oppositn to the gentlewoman's amendment and urge my colleagues not to and i reserve think mime. the chair: the gentlelady from new york. balance of my time to my good friend and colleague and co-author of this amendment, diane watson. the chair: the gentlelady is recognized.

Diane E. Watson

1:08:15 to 1:09:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

1:08:33 to 1:08:56( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ms. watson: i rise today in enthusiastic support for the maloney-watson amendment to h.r. 627 and i'd like to thank her deeply for her leadership on the bill and allowing me to join with her on this amendment this amendment would increase the level of fairness in the relationship between constituents and their credit

Diane E. Watson

1:08:57 to 1:09:17( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: card companies by limiting the a ability of credit card companies to authorize transactions in excess of a consumer's credit limit. without this amendment, consumers have to go out of their way to opt in to an election program to stop their credit card company from

Diane E. Watson

1:09:18 to 1:09:38( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: authorizing over the limit transactions, which incur additional fees and indebtedness. this andment will strengthen the bill by only allowing credit card companies to authorize over the limit transactions for consumers who specifically request the ability to do so.

Diane E. Watson

1:09:39 to 1:09:45( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i urge my colleagues to vote yes on this amendment to ensure american consumers are spared

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