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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 0:53:05 to 0:54:50
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Hank Johnson

0:53:04 to 0:53:27( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: distinguished gentleman from georgia, mr. johnson, chair of the subcommittee on the chair: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for a minute and a half. mr. johnson: thank you, mr. chairman, and i rise today in support of the f.a. re-authorization act of 2009, which deals with international airline alliances which under

Hank Johnson

0:53:05 to 0:54:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Hank Johnson

0:53:28 to 0:53:51( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: current law are eligible for antitrust immunity. section 425, i want to in my limited time. it directs a study on the procedure by which these airline alliances are approved and given antitrust

Hank Johnson

0:53:52 to 0:54:15( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: it would also sunset all such antitrust immunity in three years. and after that time the airlines would have to reapply under whatever new standards that the secretary of transportation adopts as a result of this study.

Hank Johnson

0:54:16 to 0:54:38( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: mr. chairman, sound antitrust policy is a critical part of ensuring that customers receive the full benefits of a competitive workplace. and as chairman of the judiciary committee's courts and competition subcommittee judiciary, i'm convinced and

Hank Johnson

0:54:39 to 0:54:55( Edit History Discussion )

Hank Johnson: i'm committed to ensuring that international air transportation policy is properly recciled with sound antitrust policy. and i appreciate the

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