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House Proceeding 07-20-09 on Jul 20th, 2009 :: 2:12:45 to 2:14:50
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:12:37 to 2:12:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: affairs committee, as much time as she wishes to use. i yield to her at this time. the speaker pro teore: the gentlewoman from florida is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. speaker. i thank the gentleman from texas for yielding me the time. i congratulate our florida colleague, congressman ron klein, for the foresight of proposing this legislation and i

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:12:45 to 2:14:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:12:59 to 2:13:21( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: hope that our colleagues will join us in adopting this. and i rise today in support of mr. klein's bill, h.r. 1933, a child is missing alert and recovery center act. god forbid that parents would be forced to suffer the horror of their child going missing or even worse, hear the news that

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:13:22 to 2:13:42( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: their child has been abducted. as parents that possibility is a fear that we have known since ourhildren are born. and certainly we must do everything in our power to avoid tragedy, but when it does strike, we must be organized, we must be coordinated, and we must be ready to respond.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:13:43 to 2:14:04( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: this bill does precisely that. grants distributed to federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies through this act will aid in the recovery of so many children who are reported missing each and every year. let us make sure that every parent is secure in the knowledge that local and national law enforcement

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:14:05 to 2:14:25( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: agencies are prepared to coordinate an effective respons to any missing child. . as a brand new grandmother just four days ago, and i know that this is a problem and a shock to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:14:26 to 2:14:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: every parent and new grand parent, the possibilities of the dangs out in the world. but when we pass this bill, we will know that our law enforcement agencies are ready to coordinate with other state, local and federal agencies to make sure we have a rapid response and one that is coordinated. so i thank my good friend from

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

2:14:50 to 2:14:51( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: florida, ron klein to its

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