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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 2:37:10 to 2:39:30
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:37:07 to 2:37:29( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: to accept from any entity over than a yulity. my amendment would give them the authority to accept incentives from third-party providers. the chair: the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: i yield myself such time as i macon susme the chair: the gentleman is recognized.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:37:10 to 2:39:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard P. Buck McKeon

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:37:30 to 2:37:54( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: mr. mckeon: while i will not oppose the amendment, i rise in opposition to express concern with the way the amendment is drafted. it would remove funding from lightweight torpedos to convert

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:37:55 to 2:38:15( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: two vehicles for use. a separate amendment in the base bill directthe maritime administration to con summit with the navy before disposing of these vessels, should the maritimedministration receive title to on the throfpblee navy stated they may have are an interest in the vessels would but would

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:38:16 to 2:38:36( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: likely have to make significant imprumpletes in them to render them useful. should the navy determine that these vehicles have military utility, i would not object to the navy leasing and converting these commercial ferries. the gentleman from mississippi to work with me in conference with the other body to find an

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:38:37 to 2:38:57( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: alternate offset for this. though the g.a.o. indicated there may be more than $50 million in excess funds for the lightweight torpedo program, the navy is in gaucheuations to precure at least 30 more torpedo upgrade kitsith part of this money.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:38:58 to 2:39:18( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: in addition, they're moving to a full and the upgrade kits starting in 2010. the reduction is more than a third of the request and would substantially limit the navy's ability to complete this pam and continue to buy more upgrade kits. the navy is using the pressure

Howard P. Buck McKeon

2:39:19 to 2:39:34( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: of the future computation is get the best price possible on upgrade kits this year. the upgrade kits are necessary to provide -- to upgrade grade

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