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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 4:46:00 to 4:46:45
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:45:40 to 4:46:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: use of child soldiers is unacceptable and i ask my colleagues to vote yes and i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: for what purpose does the gentlelady from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: i ask unanimous consent to claim time in opposition although i do not oppose the substance of the amendment. the chair: without objection,

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:46:00 to 4:46:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:46:01 to 4:46:23( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the gentlelady is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, madam chair. the congress put the force of law behind its condemn nation of the use of child soldiers through the child soldiers prevention act authored by my good friend from nebraska, mr. fortenberry. this was incorporated into the william which will berforce trafficking victims protection reauthorization act and became blic law in december, 2008.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:46:24 to 4:46:44( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: we further opined on this matter in the child soldiers accountability act of 2008 which became law in octor of last year. however, a sense of congress reaffirming that the use of child soldiers is unacceptable must be supported. i appld my good friend from texas for bringing this important issue to our

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

4:46:45 to 4:46:45( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: attention.

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