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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 5:00:45 to 5:02:00
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Jim Matheson

5:00:26 to 5:00:46( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: order to consider amendment number 17 printed in part c of house report 111-143. gentleman from utah rise? mr. matheson: i have an amendment at the desk. the clerk: amendment number 17 printed in part c of house report 111-143 offered by mr. matheson of utah. the chair: pursuant to house

Jim Matheson

5:00:45 to 5:02:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Matheson

Jim Matheson

5:00:47 to 5:01:07( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: resolution 522, the gentleman from utah, mr. matheson and a member opposed will each control five minutes. gentleman from utah. mr. matheson: thank you, madam chair. i want to thank foreign affairs, rules, judiciary and administration committees for working with me. my amendment ensures that

Jim Matheson

5:01:08 to 5:01:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: americans living overseas, all of whom who are required to pay taxes to the u.s. government are counted in u.s. census and get to vote in u.s. elections. this amendment structs the secretary of state in consultation with the director of the census bureau and attorney general to develop

Jim Matheson

5:01:29 to 5:01:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: passports to determine how they can fully participate in future crens uses and the elections. in utah, it narrowly missed getting a fourth congressional seat because missionaries living overseas were not counted. my amendment seeks to correct

Jim Matheson

5:01:51 to 5:02:01( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: this practice to ensure that all americans living overseas will be counted and get to vote in u.s. future elections. this amendment is straightforward in establishing

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