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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 1:26:35 to 1:28:30
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Thomas E. Petri

1:26:17 to 1:26:37( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: statns, this is the same language that was in the bill that was passed by this house by a vote of 267 members in favor of the legislation. it is the exact same language. to have two inspections per year of foreign repair stations. and the final point i would

Thomas E. Petri

1:26:35 to 1:28:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

1:26:38 to 1:26:58( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: make is, again, we in this legislation provide additional funding to the f.a.a. to hire additional inspectors to carry out these inspec with that, mr. chairman, i reserve one minute of my time. the chair: the gentleman from illinois yields back. the gentleman from minnesota reserves the balance of his time.

Thomas E. Petri

1:26:59 to 1:27:19( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the gentleman from wisconsin, mr. petri. mr. petri: i would like to speak for a brief moment on the comment my colleague just made and that is there is a bit of an impression being left that if we don't have these two inspections a year of these foreign european stations they won't be inspected. they are inspected.

Thomas E. Petri

1:27:20 to 1:27:40( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: and in fact a number of the jurisdictions the standards that are imposed on these facilities by the european union and the governments in the jurisdictions in which they exist are stricter than our own standards are. so we do reserve the right now

Thomas E. Petri

1:27:41 to 1:28:02( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: to inspect those stations if there's a problem. but to go ahead and require two inspections a year of stations that are already inspected by standards which we've concluded, after experts have looked at it are perfectly adequate is really setting up a dynamic which will end up being

Thomas E. Petri

1:28:03 to 1:28:23( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: disruptive to the industry and a good cooperative relations with our european friends. mr. costello: i wonder if my friend, the gentleman from wisconsin, will yield? the chair: the gentleman from minnesota. mr. oberstar: i reserve the right to close. the chair: the gentleman from minnesota reserves the right to close.

Thomas E. Petri

1:28:24 to 1:28:35( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the gentleman from wisconsin

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