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House Proceeding on Jul 26th, 2007 :: 2:30:11 to 2:32:19
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Vito Fossella

2:27:31 to 2:30:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Vito Fossella

Vito Fossella

2:29:58 to 2:30:11( Edit History Discussion )

Vito Fossella: held that the police did not have a mandatory duty to make an arrest under a court order to protect a woman from a husband. this came in 1999 involving the kidnapping of ms. gonzalez's

Jerrold Nadler

2:30:11 to 2:30:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: children bhir estranged husband. despite the pleas to the police to arrest her husband for violating a protection order, including providing him information on the whereabouts, the police refused

Jerrold Nadler

2:30:11 to 2:32:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jerrold Nadler

Jerrold Nadler

2:30:26 to 2:30:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: to do so. later that night mr. gonzalez murdered their three children. the jessica gonzalez victims assistance order replaces some of the -- this is the first opportunity we've had to grow the

Jerrold Nadler

2:30:38 to 2:30:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: jessica gonzalez victim assistance program since it was funded last year after its authorization -- initial authorization in the violence v against women act re-authorization of 2005 in

Jerrold Nadler

2:30:51 to 2:31:06( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: order to strengthen the effectsiveness. it is -- tragically as we know violence against women is a pervasive problem. it goes beyond class, cullure, age or background. every nine seconds a

Jerrold Nadler

2:31:06 to 2:31:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: woman is battered in the united states and two minutes someone is sexually assaulted. according to the department of justice three women are murdered by their husbands and boyfriends every

Jerrold Nadler

2:31:22 to 2:31:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: year. more than 2 1/2 women are victims of violence each year. many more cases go unmentioned as women fearing to come -- fear to come forward. the jessica gonzalez victims assistance program

Jerrold Nadler

2:31:38 to 2:31:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: helps to protect women who are victims of domestic violence and it is a great step forward when we authorize it had two years ago and when we first funded it last year. mr. chairman, we need

Jerrold Nadler

2:31:52 to 2:32:05( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: more funds for this program. i'm aware that this bill -- of this bill because of the good work of the chairman and committee members includes $430 million to support grants under the violence

Jerrold Nadler

2:32:05 to 2:32:19( Edit History Discussion )

Jerrold Nadler: against women act with which is $47 million more than the current budget and $59 million above the president's meager request for fy-08. i'm also aware that an amendment to last night we increased

Vito Fossella

2:32:19 to 2:32:33( Edit History Discussion )

Vito Fossella: funding for the violence against women act by $45 million, and i hope that some of that will survive in conference, and in light of that, i will now withdraw the amendment -- this amendment,

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