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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 1:34:15 to 1:35:40
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Thomas E. Petri

1:34:12 to 1:34:32( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: problem is the graveyard mentality that got the f.a.a. out of problems and fatalities in the 1980's. we're not going to repeat that in the future. the chair: the gentleman's time the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. petri: the concern about this amendment is that we do have the ability to inspect if there's a reason now t

Thomas E. Petri

1:34:15 to 1:35:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

1:34:33 to 1:34:54( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: . it's very unlikely if this were to become law we would immediately have in place the inspectors necessary to inspect all of these european stations twice a year. as a result, the certification of many of them would be pulled. it would force retaliation by the europeans

Thomas E. Petri

1:34:55 to 1:35:16( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: stations. it's a sincere amendment, it would provide it would not go into effect until the government had the opportunity to inspect all these stations twice. it does not do that. we know how effective government is. it will take them years to man up and train and find all of these european stations.

Thomas E. Petri

1:35:17 to 1:35:40( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: and so we oppose the amendment. i yield back the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman from wisconsin yields back the balance of his time. the question is on the amendment offered by the those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opi the ayes have it. the amendment is adopted. for what purpose does -- it is now in order to consider

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