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House Proceeding 05-21-09 on May 21st, 2009 :: 2:25:20 to 2:26:35
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Thomas E. Petri

2:25:15 to 2:25:37( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: time. the chair: the gentlewoman reserves the balance of her time. does a member stand in opposition to the amendment? mr. petri: i rise in opposition to the amendment. the chair: the gentlewoman from wisconsin is recognized. for five minutes. mr. petri: offered by my esteemed colleague from new york, mrs. lowey. in 1981, westchester county enacted a curfew that banned all aircraft from operating between

Thomas E. Petri

2:25:20 to 2:26:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

2:25:38 to 2:26:00( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the hours of midnight and 7:00 a.m. this was made against the advice of the f.a.a. and was immediately struck down by a federal court. the court also issued a permanent injucks in part because westchester was unable to justify the curfew with any evidence of a noise problem. furthermore the court found that the curfew was in violation of the commerce clause because it

Thomas E. Petri

2:26:01 to 2:26:21( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: imposed an undue burden on new york metropolitan air transportation. simply put, this amendment would remove the permanent injunction on this unjustified curfew and arbitrarily restrict air space access without requiring westchester county to make its case. this matter has en dealt with federal courts.

Thomas E. Petri

2:26:22 to 2:26:36( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the airport has a process available to makity case for such a restriction, but has chosen not to comply. the amendment side steps a process that applies to every other airport and would disrupt

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