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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2009 :: 0:14:55 to 0:18:05
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James P. McGovern

0:14:40 to 0:15:00( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: resolution are waived except 10 of rule 21. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from massachusetts is recognized for one hour. mr. mcgovern: thank you. madam speaker, for the purse of debate home, i yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentlelady from north carolina, dr. foxx. all time yielded during

James P. McGovern

0:14:55 to 0:18:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James P. McGovern

James P. McGovern

0:15:01 to 0:15:23( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: consideration of the rule is to for debate only. i yield myself such time as i may consume and i also ask unanimous consent that all members be given five legislative days in which to revise and extend their remarks on resolution 653. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, house resolution 653 provides for consideration of h.r. 1018,

James P. McGovern

0:15:24 to 0:15:45( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: the restore our american mustang act, and you structured rule. the rule provides one hour of general debate, equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the committee on natural resources. the rule makes in order a manager's amendment and a substitute amendment for the ranking member, my former rules colleague, mr. hastings of washington. the manager's amendment is debatable for 10 minutes and the

James P. McGovern

0:15:46 to 0:16:07( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: substitute is debatable for 30 minutes. the rule also provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. madam speaker, h.r. 1018 is a bill that restores important protections for wild horses and burros. the bill received full consideration in the subcommittee and the full committee, markups were held, republican and democratic

James P. McGovern

0:16:08 to 0:16:28( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: amendments were offered and accepted through the regular order. madam speaker, this bill will reverse a misguided and controversial writer that was adopted as part of the f.y. 2005 omnibus appropriations bill. the provision was slipped into the bill in the dead of night when the republicans were in

James P. McGovern

0:16:29 to 0:16:50( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: control, reversing longstanding federal policy to protect wild horses from being sold at auctions and subsequently shipped to slaughter plants. last summer the bureau of land management announced that it would consider killing as many as 30,000 healthy wild horses and burros in b.l.m. holding centers across the united

James P. McGovern

0:16:51 to 0:17:14( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: states. the act introduced by chairman rahall will restore longstanding protections by prohibiting the sale and wholesale killing of wild horses and burros. prioritized cost effective on the range management over roundups, saving millions of tax dollars, facilitate the creation of sanction wears for wild

James P. McGovern

0:17:15 to 0:17:37( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: horses a bureau -- sanctuaries for wild horses and burros, strengthen the adoption program and protect wildlife by requiring a thriving national ecological balance on the range. madam speaker, these wild animals are rounded up in huge numbers by b.l.m. only to languish in holding pence. threatened with sale or slaughter -- pens threatened with sale or slaughter.

James P. McGovern

0:17:38 to 0:17:58( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: this will promote adoption for those horses and burrowho are taken off the range, banning the sale of wild horses and burros by the b.l.m. as well as the transfer of these animals for the purpose of processing into commercial products. legislation similar to h.r. 1018 passed the house in 2007 by a

James P. McGovern

0:17:59 to 0:18:05( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: landslide bipartisan vote of 277-137. unfortunately, this measure has never been signed into law. it is time we end this inhumane

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