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House Proceeding 05-19-08 on May 19th, 2008 :: 3:19:04 to 3:23:18
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other trusted adult role models to make child safety a priority. it is tragic that every year thousands of children are abducted or go missing in our country. while more missing children come

Roy Blunt

3:19:04 to 3:19:25( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: home safely today than ever before, there is still work to be done. nearly 800,000 children are reported missing each year in the united states. more than 2,000 children are reported missing

Roy Blunt

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Speech By: Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt

3:19:25 to 3:19:43( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: every day. to many -- too many children do not make it home and many more continue to be victimized by acts of violence. in fact, children are the most victimized segment of our society

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: and crimes committed against children of all ages are the most underreported of any victim category. in 1979, the disappearance of 6-year-old eton served as the impetus of the creation of

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: national missing children's day. his photo appears in the media across the nation and around the world. his image came to represent the pr anguish of thousands of families searching for their missing

Roy Blunt

3:20:22 to 3:20:43( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: children. today local, state and federal law enforcement work diligently in an effort to find children and reunite them with their families. in december, 2007, the house of representatives

Roy Blunt

3:20:43 to 3:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: passed h.r. 2517, the re-authorization of the missing and exploited children's program. i'm proud to be the lead republican sponsor of this bill and hopeful that we'll be able to complete the re-authorization

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: in this congress. our efforts here in congress provide resources, training and technical assistance snord to assist -- in order to assist the capabilities of law enforcement to locate missing

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3:21:20 to 3:21:39( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: children. the recognition of may 25, 2008, is the 26th national missing children's day. it serves to remind us we still work to reunite families. work that requires all to come together

Roy Blunt

3:21:39 to 3:22:00( Edit History Discussion )

Roy Blunt: to locate all missing children. for this reason i'm proud to join my fellow co-chair of the missing and exploited children's caucus in support of national missing children's day and thank

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: him for introducing house resolution 1152. i thank mr. by shop for managing this bill. i have no further speakers and yield back the balance of my time if you have no further u speakers.

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman yields back. the gentleman from new york. >> we have no further speakers. i yield back the balance of our time as well. the speaker pro tempore: all time

Roy Blunt

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Roy Blunt: has ended. the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 1142 as amended? those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 being

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