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House Proceeding on May 10th, 2006 :: 2:35:07 to 2:37:37
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Phil Gingrey

2:30:58 to 2:35:07( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Phil Gingrey

Phil Gingrey

2:34:55 to 2:35:07( Edit History Discussion )

Phil Gingrey: from california, the distinguished chairman of the armed services committee, mr. hunter. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. hunter: i appreciate the

Lois Capps

2:35:07 to 2:35:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: gentleman for yielding, and i want to talk about this great bill, because it's an important bill for america. let me just lead by following my good colleague from california, ms. capps, with

Lois Capps

2:35:07 to 2:37:37( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lois Capps

Lois Capps

2:35:18 to 2:35:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: the statement about santa rosa island which is a small part of this bill, but it's important that the gentlelady knows that there was virtually one sentence in our defense bill with respect

Lois Capps

2:35:31 to 2:35:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: to santa rosa island, doesn't prohibit anybody from enjoying the park or the transfer from taking place, or the court-ordered operation or transfer from the private entity to the public

Lois Capps

2:35:45 to 2:35:57( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: entity to take place. it only says one thing, don't exterminate the deer and elk that are on that island, and court-ordered plan is to exterminate them, and the number of disabled veterans,

Lois Capps

2:35:57 to 2:36:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: including, if you read the letter from the paralyzed veterans of america, would like to keep that population of deer and elk on the island after it comes over to government ownership. i

Lois Capps

2:36:09 to 2:36:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: think that's wise also because the chronic wasting disease, a brain disease in deer and lk is sweeping the united states and that herd that we have offshore on santa rosa island could be

Lois Capps

2:36:24 to 2:36:36( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: a vital restocking resource if in fact we have chronic wasting disease rise to a pandemic proportion in the west. so it's a protected little -- little protected group of animal there is. so this is

Lois Capps

2:36:36 to 2:36:49( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: not any big deal in terms of stopping anybody from using that huge island. it just says, don't exterminate all the deer and elk. and the court-order says to shoot the last of them from

Lois Capps

2:36:49 to 2:37:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: helicopters and we agree with the paralyzed veterans of america that it would be nice to have a small herd there where the veterans, disabled and paralyzed and others, could enjoy that resource.

Lois Capps

2:37:02 to 2:37:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: let me talk about this bill a little bit because this is a tremendous bill and it has been put together on a bipartisan basis. and i want to thank mr. skelto for all the great work he's done.

Lois Capps

2:37:13 to 2:37:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: this bill provides for the protection of our soldiers in theater and the shooting wars that we're engaged in right now in iraq and afghanistan, and the global war on terror, and it looks over

Lois Capps

2:37:26 to 2:37:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: the horizon and provides for new development, trucks and tanks, ships and planes and new technology to protect our country. and on the force protection side, especially -- we put in over $100

Duncan Hunter

2:37:37 to 2:37:49( Edit History Discussion )

Duncan Hunter: million in additional money for jamming devices to handle roadside bombs, we put in a new and improved armor where our laboratories in the private sector is developing new technology all the time.

Duncan Hunter

2:37:37 to 2:42:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Duncan Hunter

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