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House Proceeding 05-19-08 on May 19th, 2008 :: 0:34:56 to 0:37:52
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confirm the settlement agreement entered into to resolve claims by the sew bobea band of luiseno indians. to authorize the secretary of the interior to approve the settlement agreements and for

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from california, mr. issa, will each control 20 minutes. the chair

Mary Bono

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Speech By: Mary Bono

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: recognizes the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. h.r. 4841,

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: as introduced by our colleague, congresswoman mary bono mack, would bring resolution to the water rights claims for the sew bobea -- soboba band of luiseno indians and the tribes. this

Mary Bono

0:35:44 to 0:35:53( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Bono: received bipartisan support, including support from the administration. so we have no objection to this noncontroversial bill, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: gentlewoman reserves her time. the gentleman from california. mr. issa: mr. speaker, i'd like to yield five minutes to the gentlelady from california, the author of this important bill. the speaker

Mary Bono

0:36:04 to 0:36:23( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Bono: pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized. mrs. bono mack: i thank the speaker and i thank my dear colleague for yielding me the time. i rise today in strong support of h.r. 4841, the soboba

Mary Bono

0:36:23 to 0:36:35( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Bono: band of louiseno indian act. this is a product of negotiations relating to the water rights of the sew bobea -- soboba band. serious damages were suffered from the diversion of their water

Mary Bono

0:36:35 to 0:36:48( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Bono: resources. in the years following that decision, the tribe, local water districts, cities and other stakeholders, spent years at the table working out a solution that was in the best interest

Mary Bono

0:36:48 to 0:37:01( Edit History Discussion )

Mary Bono: of the entire region. the chairman of the tribe tells a story well of how his tribal members saw their lives changed when their water resources drastically decreased. the chairman testified

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: to the house natural resources committee about he and others that would take gym class during school just so they could take showers that day. all of the partners to this agreement recognize

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: southern california's water needs are serious and are best addressed through approaches that are mindful of supply needs and new water use practices. this legislation embodies the lynch pen for

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: a comprehensive basin plan in the san gentleman sint -- jacinto valley. i would like to thank chairwoman napolitano and ranking member mcmorris rodgers, along with their staffs to help bring

Mary Bono

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Mary Bono: this legislation to the floor. i'd also like to thank chris foster from my staff for his hard work on this bill. i urge my colleagues to join me in supporting this bipartisan legislation,

Darrell E. Issa

0:37:52 to 0:38:02( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: h.r. 4841, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back her time. who seeks recognition? ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i have no additional requests

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