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House Proceeding on Jul 7th, 2009 :: 0:09:40 to 0:12:10
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:37 to 0:09:58( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: record votes on postponed questions will be taken after 6:30 p.m. today. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from guam rise? ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass h.r. 1275, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: union calendar

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:40 to 0:12:10( Edit History Discussion )
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:09:59 to 0:10:19( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: number 96. h.r. 1275, a bill to direct the exchange of certain land in grand, counties, utah, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from alaska, mr. young, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:10:20 to 0:10:41( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, before i go any further, i'd like to thank the distinguished gentleman from alaska, the former chairman of the natural

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:10:42 to 0:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: resources committee, for joining me in managing the bills from our committee here today. mr. speaker, h.r. 1275, introduced by our colleague, representave jim matheson, would direct the secretary of the interior to end into a language excha state of utah for certain lands

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:11:03 to 0:11:23( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: in grand san juan and uintah counties in utah. the legislation authorizes the exchanges of approximately 40,000 acres of federal land and minerals for approximately 42,000 acres of state lands and minerals. this exchange would place valuable conservation and recreation lands into public

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:11:24 to 0:11:44( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ownership while also benefiting public school funding in utah. many of the lands that the state of utah is proposing to transfer to the bureau of land management, the b.l.m., are lands within wilderness study areas, areas of critical environmental concern or other sensitive areas. many of the lands the state would acquire from the b.l.m.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:11:45 to 0:12:05( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: have a hypo tension for development -- high potential for development. and this would be put into a trust fund for public schools in utah. so i commend representative matheson for his hard work on and commitment to advancing h.r. 1275, many land exchanges in utah have been controversial

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:12:06 to 0:12:12( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: in the past. but by actively working with all the stakeholders affected

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