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House Proceeding 07-22-08 on Jul 22nd, 2008 :: 2:49:08 to 2:56:35
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Tom Davis

2:47:21 to 2:49:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Davis

Tom Davis

2:48:54 to 2:49:08( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Davis: bill, the department of justice has raised a good point that i would like to emphasize. the bill requires the m.s.b.'s to certify to the satisfaction of the treasury secretary that they

Barbara Lee

2:49:08 to 2:49:23( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: are in good compliance, but only requires them to file their certification with their banks. mr. speaker, i think that among the regulations the treasury secretary, the secretary should require the m.s.b.'s

Barbara Lee

2:49:08 to 2:56:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Barbara Lee

Barbara Lee

2:49:23 to 2:49:39( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: to file a duplicate form with the financial crimes enforcement network at treasury where it would be studied for compliance and would be available for the d.o.j. to view as well. mr. speaker

Barbara Lee

2:49:39 to 2:49:55( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: -- madam speaker, while we are on this subject, i would like to make an additional point. regulation of m.s.b.'s is a complex and not very effective patchwork of effort between the states and

Barbara Lee

2:49:55 to 2:50:12( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the federal government. while some states do a terrific job, some really don't. in the future, i hope congress can work to find a good solution to make a thorough, uniform and effective

Barbara Lee

2:50:12 to 2:50:22( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: regulation of m.s.b.'s a reality. i know they would appreciate it. in the meantime, let's get the banks providing accounts and doing what they do best. madam speaker, this legislation is supported

Barbara Lee

2:50:22 to 2:50:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: by the m.s.b.'s and the banking industry and would benefit those who work hard and have limited resources. i urge my colleagues to agree to this commonsense solution to this continuin g dilemma

Barbara Lee

2:50:35 to 2:50:49( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from from new yorkfr. mrs. maloney: i have no further requests for time and if my colleague yields back -- mr. shays:

Barbara Lee

2:50:49 to 2:51:04( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: i yield back time and yield a hearty aye. a the speaker pro tempore: the gentlemafrom connecticut has yielded back. the gentlewoman from new york. mrs. maloney: i yield back. the speaker pro tempore:

Barbara Lee

2:51:04 to 2:51:20( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: all time having been yielded, the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 4049. those in favor say aye. -- as amended, excuse me. those in favor say aye. those opposed,

Barbara Lee

2:51:20 to 2:51:30( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: no. in the opinion of the chair 2/3 being in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed. and without objection, the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. . the speaker

Barbara Lee

2:51:30 to 2:51:42( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: pro tempore: the mp gentlewoman from new york is -- k the gentleman from new york is recognized. gn >> madam speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and s ag ree to the resolution, h.con.res.lusion

Barbara Lee

2:51:42 to 2:51:50( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: 364. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. concurrent resolution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 364. concurrent resolution o recognizing the significance

Barbara Lee

2:51:50 to 2:52:04( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: of national caribbean-american heritage month. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new york, mr. higgins, and the gentleman from connecticut, mr. shays, each

Barbara Lee

2:52:04 to 2:52:18( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: will control 20 minutes. the chair recogn izes the gentleman from new york. mr. higgins: mad am speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days in which to

Barbara Lee

2:52:18 to 2:52:31( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without e: objection. the gentleman from new york is recognized. mr. higgins: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker

Barbara Lee

2:52:31 to 2:52:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mrhiggins: madam speaker, as a memberf the house committee on oversight and government reform, i am pleased to join my colleagues in consideration of h.con.res.lusion

Barbara Lee

2:52:45 to 2:52:54( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: 364, a bill that recognizes the significance si of national caribbean-american heritage month. resolution 364, which has co-sponsorship of 59 of our colleagues, was introduced by representative barbara

Barbara Lee

2:52:54 to 2:53:05( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: lee of california on may 22, 2008. it was considered by and reported from the oversight committee on july 16, 2008, by voice vote. throughout the history of the united states, persons of

Barbara Lee

2:53:05 to 2:53:16( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: caribbean descent have made significant contributions in the shaping of america's culture and character. caribbean-americans have become one of our greatest leaders, entrepreneurs and entertainers,

Barbara Lee

2:53:16 to 2:53:32( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: including such individuals as cindy port yea, harry belafonte, shirley chiss much, marion jones, juan carlos finley, oscar dela ren toe, malcolm x, marcus garvey and many others. i would like

Barbara Lee

2:53:32 to 2:53:45( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: to thank representative lee for introducing this resolution. it provides us with an important opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of caribbean-americans to the history,

Barbara Lee

2:53:45 to 2:53:58( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: progress and heritage of the united states. it is essential that we in the house support ouramericans and agree to the resolution, recognizing the significance of national caribbean-american

Barbara Lee

2:53:58 to 2:54:10( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: heritage month. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from virginia, mr. davis, will control the time. the gentleman from virginia is

Barbara Lee

2:54:10 to 2:54:24( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: recognized. mr. davis: thank you, mr. speaker, i yield such time as i may consume -- madam speaker. i rise today in support of thises remain he islusion, recognizing the significizance of

Barbara Lee

2:54:24 to 2:54:34( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: national caribbean-american heritage month. he since 2006, each june or nation has celebrated the influence and contributions of caribbean-americans and we pay trnt to -- tribute to the bonds

Barbara Lee

2:54:34 to 2:54:54( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: of friendship that unite us to our third border of the east, our caribbean nations. a captivating mow sake of backgrounds, caribbean americans come from a heritage shared -- in sharing many historical

Barbara Lee

2:54:54 to 2:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: and economic ties to our great nation. endure -- during the yolk of colonialism, the trials of slavery and ultimate freedom of independence, caribbean nations diminisher -- mirror our visions

Barbara Lee

2:55:11 to 2:55:25( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: of global peace and prosperity. since first arriving in america in 1619, generations of caribbean immigrants have enriched our nation, weaving their traditions into our national fabric. their

Barbara Lee

2:55:25 to 2:55:39( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: talent, faith and values helped shape the history of our country. from founding father alexander ham ilton to baseball legend such as roberto clamente and bob marly, they have strengthened

Barbara Lee

2:55:39 to 2:55:55( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: the united states heritage. their music enriches our years. their art and traditions enrich our souls. i urge my colleagues to support this resolution in honor of the contributions of the past, the

Barbara Lee

2:55:55 to 2:56:13( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: enduring vibrance of the more than five million americans that share a caribbean heritage and the historical bonds that unite our nations. thank you, madam speaker. i reserve the balance of

Barbara Lee

2:56:13 to 2:56:35( Edit History Discussion )

Barbara Lee: my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new york is recognized -- hold on, the gentleman from reservesem the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york is recognized.

Yvette Clarke

2:56:35 to 2:56:50( Edit History Discussion )

Yvette Clarke: mr. higgins: madam speaker, i now yield five minutes to the congresswoman, barbara lee, from california. the speaker pro tempore: the he gentlewoman from california is recognized. ms. lee: thank you

Yvette Clarke

2:56:35 to 3:00:14( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Yvette Clarke

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