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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 4th, 2009 :: 1:38:00 to 1:39:40
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Peter A. DeFazio

1:37:56 to 1:38:16( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: from issuing security directives when a threat exists. it simply requires them to go through the rulemaking process. thank you, mr. speaker. the chair: the gentleman from mississippi has one minute. mr. thompson: thank you. i yield to the gentleman from oregon. mr. defazio: where the gentleman concluded is where the debate should end, the normal rulemaking process.

Peter A. DeFazio

1:38:00 to 1:39:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter A. DeFazio

Peter A. DeFazio

1:38:17 to 1:38:37( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: on any normal day the republicans would not stand up and say that we need more two-year rulemakin on things that are important to the american people. we are creating transparency here. we are creating a stakeholder committee. yes, they have done some stupid things in g.a., but does that mean you are going to go to all

Peter A. DeFazio

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

Peter A. DeFazio: of the things that relates to passengers and airports d baggage screening and explosives and everything else and put those out into a public rulemaking process with all the sensitive security information that's involved? that's impossible. it's impractical and it would jeopardize the safety of the american public.

Peter A. DeFazio

1:38:59 to 1:39:19( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: yes, let's fix with g.a. somebody down there needs to be picked up and shaken upside down to understand what g.a. is all about. the chairman is doing that. we'll continue to do that. we are making a stakeholder group so that g.a. has a voice. but don't throw out all of the other se the flexibility to put them in

Peter A. DeFazio

1:39:20 to 1:39:40( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: place and change them without a bureaucratic process. the chair: all time has expired. the question is on the amendment offered by the gentleman from florida, mr. mica. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. mr. thompson: for a recorded vote.

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