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House Proceeding on Jul 30th, 2008 :: 0:21:27 to 0:24:36
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Ellen O. Tauscher

0:20:01 to 0:21:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ellen O. Tauscher

Ellen O. Tauscher

0:21:15 to 0:21:27( Edit History Discussion )

Ellen O. Tauscher: individuals with intellectualwi disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respecte d members of societyf through sports training andin competition. participation in special in

Howard L. Berman

0:21:27 to 0:21:36( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: olympics year round sports training in athletic competition is open to anyone with intellectual disabilities ages and old er. currently, there are -- ages 8 and older. currently there

Howard L. Berman

0:21:27 to 0:24:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Howard L. Berman

Howard L. Berman

0:21:36 to 0:21:48( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: are 500,000 coaches wo rldwide that serve over 2 1/2 million people with intellectual disabilities by helpinheg them participate in over 200 programs in 180 countries. it's imp ortant to note

Howard L. Berman

0:21:48 to 0:21:59( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: that te special olympics would not ou exist today and could not have been created without the time, ut energy a nd commitment and enthusiasm of many of its ma volunteers. vo as a grassroots

Howard L. Berman

0:21:59 to 0:22:12( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: organization, special olympics relies on volunteers a t all levels of the movement to ensure that every athlete is offered a quality sports training and competition experience. the athletes have

Howard L. Berman

0:22:12 to 0:22:24( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: choices of just a bout any sport you can think of, from winter sports, aquati cs, bad mitton, basketball, track and field, snowboarding, sailing, table sa tennis, handball, racket balall,

Howard L. Berman

0:22:24 to 0:22:34( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: volleyball. it goes on a nd on and on. the special olympics' oath is inspirational to all and was originally spoken by the gladiators entering the arena e in ancient rome, let me win,

Howard L. Berman

0:22:34 to 0:22:50( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: but if i cannot be let me be brave in the attempt. . madam speaker, as a member of a congress i strive every day to live up to these words. again i'm proud to be associated with this resolution

Howard L. Berman

0:22:50 to 0:23:04( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: and special ol ympics and urge itsrg passage on the floorr today. agai n i thank mr. bermanma and mr. chabot for making sure that this arrived on the floor in such a rapidra manner. i yield back

Howard L. Berman

0:23:04 to 0:23:17( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: my time. the speaker pro tempore: tkehe gentleman from nebraska yields a back his time. h the gentleman from california. mr. berman: i have no speakers. i reserve the balance of my time.

Howard L. Berman

0:23:17 to 0:23:32( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: serve the gentleman from california reserves his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. chabot: we have no further speakers and we yield bk. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the ds

Howard L. Berman

0:23:32 to 0:23:42( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. berman: i yield back my time. the speaker pro tethmpore: the ge ntleman from california yields back his time. the question is will the house

Howard L. Berman

0:23:42 to 0:23:55( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: suspend the rules and agr to house resolution 1279. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting havi tng responded in the airmative,

Howard L. Berman

0:23:55 to 0:24:10( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to, and without objection the motion t o reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the se gentleman from california rise? mr. berman:

Howard L. Berman

0:24:10 to 0:24:22( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: madam speaker, iad move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, h.resn,. 1370, as amended. the speaker pro tethmpore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk:

Howard L. Berman

0:24:22 to 0:24:36( Edit History Discussion )

Howard L. Berman: house resolution 1370, resolution c70alling on o the government of the people's republic of china to immediately end abuses of human rights of its citizens, to cease possession of tibetan

Steve Chabot

0:24:36 to 0:24:47( Edit History Discussion )

Steve Chabot: and weaker citizens, and end its support for the governmentsen of sudan and burr ma to ensureur the beijing 2008 olympic games take place p in a a tmosphere that honorhas the olympic traditions

Steve Chabot

0:24:36 to 0:27:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Steve Chabot

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