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House Proceeding on Sep 9th, 2009 :: 3:25:45 to 3:27:05
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Edolphus Towns

3:25:43 to 3:26:04( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: are fighting the fires in the person of mr. hall and mr. quinones as being the heroes who chose to serve their community and put themselves in harm's way as a service. and with this resolution i think we do them respect, not only to the two individuals but to everyone who harm's way to protect others.

Edolphus Towns

3:25:45 to 3:27:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

3:26:05 to 3:26:26( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: and i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york. mr. towns: i'd also like to associate myself with the remarks made by the gentleman from california yes, they're truly real heroes, no question about it. again, i'd like to urge my colleagues to join me in paying tribute to the first responders

Edolphus Towns

3:26:27 to 3:26:48( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: fighting the extrawildfires. i tell you that that -- fighting the california wildfires. i tell you that's been something i've watched. and seeing people come around an issue, i think that's something we ought to all pause and say thank you. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is will the house

Edolphus Towns

3:26:49 to 3:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 724. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is moti to reconsider is laid on

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