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House Proceeding on Jul 17th, 2009 :: 0:31:00 to 0:31:55
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James P. McGovern

0:30:56 to 0:31:16( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: stand here you today. i thank you for the time and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. mcgovern: madam speaker, i

James P. McGovern

0:31:00 to 0:31:55( Edit History Discussion )
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James P. McGovern

0:31:17 to 0:31:38( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: just want to say to my colleague that i appreciate his commends, especially after our previous conversation. he's complaining about the process, but if i'm understanding this correctly, the resources committee held a hearing on this bill. there was a full committee markup. the gentleman offered a similar amendment, i understand, that was rejected. he sent an amendment up to the rules committee which i -- he did not testify on behalf of,

James P. McGovern

0:31:39 to 0:31:56( Edit History Discussion )

James P. McGovern: which he's not required to. but if it was so important i would have thought he would have been up before the committee -- mr. chaffetz: will the gentleman yield? mr. mcgovern: if i could finish a statement i'd be happy to yield. and i'd also say to my colleague that to the best of my understanding none of his republican colleagues on the

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