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House Proceeding on Jun 25th, 2009 :: 3:20:50 to 3:22:50
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:20:46 to 3:21:06( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: i thank my colleagues for supporting this amendment, and i urge a yes vote on the i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlewoman from new york reserves the balance of her time. does any member seek time in opposition? the gentleman from california. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, i raise to claim time in opposition although i will not oppo the amendment.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:20:50 to 3:22:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:21:07 to 3:21:27( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the chair: without objection, the gentleman from california is recognized for five minutes. mr. mckeon: mr. chairman, i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. chairman, this eemed amendment would establish an overseas voting advisory board. now, that will not be to how tell people how to vote. mrs. maloney: absolutely not. it is to increase voter participation. in a global economy, believe

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:21:28 to 3:21:48( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: me, there will be more and more americans living abroad. we now have hundreds of military living abroad. mr. mckeon: reclaiming my time. this will work to improve the process by which our men and women in uniform who are serving outside the united states register and vote in local, state and federal elections. i understand that congress is

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:21:49 to 3:22:11( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: already working to improve this process. i also understand that the federal voting assistance program, which is responsible for assisting our troops with the voting process, has a newly appointed director who will begin his duties next month. with that i support efforts to increase the opportunities for our service members to vote. i congratulate the gentlelady from new york for bringing

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:22:12 to 3:22:33( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: forth this amendment. and especially while they're serving in combat. i know we had questions during elections whether their votes were counted, whether they got back in time, so i really appreciate the efforts she makes on this on their behalf. and, therefore, i support and urge all of our members to supp i yield back the balance of my time.

Howard P. Buck McKeon

3:22:34 to 3:22:50( Edit History Discussion )

Howard P. Buck McKeon: the chair: the gentleman from california yields back the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from new york. mrs. maloney: reclaiming my time. i thank the gentleman for his it certainly is a bipartisan effort to increase voting participation in our country, particularly for our brave men and women living abroad and

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