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House Proceeding 06-16-09 on Jun 16th, 2009 :: 1:22:20 to 1:24:20
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Adam B. Schiff

1:22:16 to 1:22:37( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: had an opportunity to file. with that, mr. speaker, i yield two m from california, a member of the commerce, justice, scnce scomme, mr. schiff. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. schiff: i thank the gentleman for yielding. at the outset, i want to

Adam B. Schiff

1:22:20 to 1:24:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Adam B. Schiff

1:22:38 to 1:22:59( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: congratulate the chairman for the extraordinary job he's done in putting this bill together. in particular, i wanted to highlight a couple of key investments in the bill in the areas of law ens for -- enforcement and science. in particular we invest over $800 million the cops prograthat's been successful in putting additional cops on the beat and deterring criminal

Adam B. Schiff

1:23:00 to 1:23:20( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: activity and keeping our communities safe that is a vital investment. the legislation also makes a very important investigation optometrist those who live in the border states in a program called scaap which provides assistance to states that have to incarcerate illegal immigrants and bear the costs of flaws in our federal immigration policy.

Adam B. Schiff

1:23:21 to 1:23:41( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: furthermore, the bill makes a very key investment, very substantial investnt in d.n.a. technology and back log reduction to the degree we can eliminate back logs of d.n.a. evidence we can take murderers and rapists off the street. of this, there is no question. you can still from a -- tell

Adam B. Schiff

1:23:42 to 1:24:03( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: from a statistical certainty, when you reduce back logs, you take murderers and rapists off the street and prevent them committing further offenses. finally, let me speak to a science investment in the bill, which i think is also important, and that ishis legislation keeps some of our most important space science efforts like the mars program

Adam B. Schiff

1:24:04 to 1:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Adam B. Schiff: on track, which has brought us new and unprecedented information about the world we live in that has led to scientific improvements and innovation here on the ground and is a vital investment in our nation's future. so i want to thank you,

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