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House Proceeding 06-04-09 on Jun 4th, 2009 :: 2:32:45 to 2:34:35
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Charles W. Dent

2:32:39 to 2:32:59( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: i ask my colleagues to join in voting for this amendment. thank you. i yield back. the chair: the gentleman from utah resers. for what purpose does the gentman rise? >> i rise to claim the time, reluctantly, in opposition to the amendment. the chair: the gentleman from pennsylvania is recognized for five minutes.

Charles W. Dent

2:32:45 to 2:34:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Charles W. Dent

2:33:00 to 2:33:21( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: mr. dent: i took a good look at the whole b over at reagan international airport. i have to say a couple of things about this. i was impressed by the technology. it seems that over -- we have a great deal of satisfaction from passengers who utilize that type of screening.

Charles W. Dent

2:33:22 to 2:33:42( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: there are limitations to the magnatrometers. they can pick up keys and other pr and c-4, potential explosives. it will be detected under the whole body imaging technology but not under a magnatometer. the privacy concerns that have

Charles W. Dent

2:33:43 to 2:34:04( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: been raised, while i understand them, i think they have been overstated. there are strong, strong restrictions in place to make sure that those individuals, the trngs security officer who actually helps the passenger go through the whole body imaging scanning is not in contact with the person who is actually viewing the image in a separate

Charles W. Dent

2:34:05 to 2:34:26( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: room. they're separated. the face of the individual is also blurred so that's another protection. so i do think that this technology is very valuable. it will help make us safer. and, again, i think it is a step in the right direction. so i would, again, reluctantly oppose the amendment.

Charles W. Dent

2:34:27 to 2:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: i understand the concerns expressed. i believe this technology is valuable and enhances security. at this time i'd like to yield time to the gentleman from california, mr. lungren, who

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