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House Proceeding 06-23-08 on Jun 23rd, 2008 :: 1:28:43 to 1:30:21
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William D. Delahunt

1:21:41 to 1:28:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: William D. Delahunt

William D. Delahunt

1:28:31 to 1:28:43( Edit History Discussion )

William D. Delahunt: yields. the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. lungren: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lungren: i rise in support of h.r. 6344,

Daniel E. Lungren

1:28:43 to 1:29:00( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: the responsive government act of 2008 and urge my colleagues to adopt it today. there are three major departments -- components to the bill. first, the legislation authorizes federal courts

Daniel E. Lungren

1:28:43 to 1:30:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Daniel E. Lungren

Daniel E. Lungren

1:29:00 to 1:29:11( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: to toll or otherwise delay deadlines during times of emergency. the text is identical to that of h.r. 3729 from the 109th congress, passed on july 17, 2006 by a voice vote under suspend the rules.

Daniel E. Lungren

1:29:11 to 1:29:26( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: the -- under suspension of the rules. the need for this became apparent. following the terrorist attacks of september 11, 2001, and the impact they had on court operations, in particular in

Daniel E. Lungren

1:29:26 to 1:29:36( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: new york city. in morning conditions, the federal court facility in an adjoining district or circuit might be more readily and safely available to court personnel, litigants and the public

Daniel E. Lungren

1:29:36 to 1:29:52( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: than holding court within the district. this is particularly true in major metropolitan areas such as new york, washington, d.c., dallas and kansas city where the area includes parts of more

Daniel E. Lungren

1:29:52 to 1:30:07( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: than one judicial district this reform is also needed to address natural disasters. the impact of hurricane katrina on courts in louisiana, alabama, and mississippi show that. where court operations

Daniel E. Lungren

1:30:07 to 1:30:21( Edit History Discussion )

Daniel E. Lungren: cannot be transfered to other divisions within the district due to widespread flooding or other destruction, judges must be empowdered to shift court proceedings temporary -- temporarily

Al Green

1:30:21 to 1:30:41( Edit History Discussion )

Al Green: into a neighboring district. electronic court recording system will assist this by providing remote access to case documents. secondly, the bill allows the p.t.o. director to waive various

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