Metavid

Video archive of the US Congress

House Proceeding 05-13-09 on May 13th, 2009 :: 1:23:35 to 1:27:50
Total video length: 2 hours 22 minutes Stream Tools: Stream Overview | Edit Time

Note: MetaVid video transcripts may contain inaccuracies, help us build a more perfect archive

Download OptionsEmbed Video

Views:183 Duration: 0:04:15 Discussion

Previous speech: Next speech:

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:23:32 to 1:23:52( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: again, i'd congressman chandler, chairman miller and all of my colleagues and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? mr. mckeon: i claim time in opposition although i do not oppose the amendment. the chair: without objection, the gentleman is recnized for

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:23:35 to 1:27:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard P. Buck McKeon

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:23:53 to 1:24:14( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: five minutes. mr. mckeon: i yield myse such time as i may consume. mr. chairman, this amendment would allow school districts to hardwood for projects approved thunderstorm program and require districts to report when they have used renewable resources. schools should be able to use the products that work best for their projects and domestic hardwoods should be no exception. while i am supporting the amendment, i do not believe

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:24:15 to 1:24:37( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: additional reporting requirement is necessary. the yubbeds lie -- underlying bill already has several reporting requirements ande're debating an amendment for an additional g.a.o. report later today as well. each report adds cost to the district and the government which means that is less money for the actual project. i support knowing what our federal dollars are being used for, but i do not believe we

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:24:38 to 1:24:58( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: need a mandate to report for -- a mandate to support for every step in the process. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from indiana. mr. ellsworth: i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from indiana. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:24:59 to 1:25:16( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. mr. ellsworth: mr. chairman, i ask for a -- for a recorded vote. the chair: psuant to clause 6 of rule 18, further proceedings on the amendment offered by the gentleman from indiana will be

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:25:55 to 1:26:17( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: postponed. the speaker pro tempore: it is the chair: it is now in order to consider amendment number 6 printed in house report 106. for what purpose does the gentleman from california rise? mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, representative flake is on his way but i ask i be his designee and start the debate on this amendment. the chair: without objection. the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 6,

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:26:18 to 1:26:39( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: printed in house report number of california. the chair: pursuant to house solution 427, the gentleman from california, mr. mckeon, and a member opposed each will control five minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, this amendment will prevent any funds appropriated under this act from being targeted to congressional earmarks.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:26:40 to 1:27:00( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: this is a commonsense amendment that surely we can all agree on. members should not see this program as a new pot of money for earmarked projects in their district. i reserve the balance of my time. of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from michigan rise? mr. kildee: i claim time in opposition although i am not opposed to the amendment. we have no objection -- the chair: without objection,

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:27:01 to 1:27:23( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the gentleman is recognized for five minutes. mr. kildee: we have no to this amendment on this bill. yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, this is a commonsense amendment that ensures our federal dollars are not authorizing pet projects for our colleagues. i appreciate the gentleman from arizona offering it.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:27:24 to 1:27:44( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: and i urge its support. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from california. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. the amendment is agree

Howard P. Buck McKeon

1:27:45 to 1:27:52( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: it is now in order to consider amendment number 7 printed in house report 111-106. for what purpose does the

Personal tools

MetaVid is a non-profit project of UC Santa Cruz and the Sunlight Foundation. Learn more About MetaVid

The C-SPAN logo and other servicemarks that may be found in video content are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Metavid