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House Proceeding 07-14-09 on Jul 14th, 2009 :: 0:34:40 to 0:36:20
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Henry E. Jr.Brown

0:34:28 to 0:34:46( Edit History Discussion )

Henry E. Jr.Brown: the bill does not cost the taxpayers. i support the bill because it reduces, although only by 60

Jim Matheson

0:34:40 to 0:36:20( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jim Matheson

Jim Matheson

0:34:47 to 0:35:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: acres, the federal government. ms. bordallo: i yield to mr. consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for as much time as he may consume. mr. matheson: i'm pleased rise in support of the bill. you've heard the description of the bill if i could point out

Jim Matheson

0:35:09 to 0:35:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: the reper cases if we don't move the legislation. the cemetery is a nonprofit entity, been around about 100 years, it's suffering some financial distss in its endowment and looked for choice for how it can maintain itself and the noge of selling off a piece of the land that's undeveloped will ensure the integrity of the cemetery for

Jim Matheson

0:35:30 to 0:35:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: the future. if, in fact, the cemetery were to go bankrupt and this nonprofit couldn't continue to maintain it, the land would revert back to the federal government. i do not think the bureau of land management wants to be in the bids of owning and operating a cemetery in salt lake city, utah. h

Jim Matheson

0:35:52 to 0:36:12( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: on legislation that occurd 100 years ago and today we're making a substan a problem that developed since. this is a common sense bill. i've got to tell you something, while it sounds simple, it wasn't. i want to commend the committee staff, the the resourc committee staff, for being helpful in working thru this issue to find the right way to get it done.

Jim Matheson

0:36:13 to 0:36:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jim Matheson: it may have passed the committee by unanimous consent. that does not mean it did not take to make the right decision.

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