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House Proceeding 09-22-09 on Sep 22nd, 2009 :: 0:23:10 to 0:25:10
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:22:55 to 0:23:15( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass h.r. 1080, as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the bill. the clerk: union calendar number 126, h.r. 1080, a to strengthen enforcement mechanisms to stop illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, and for other purposes . the eaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:10 to 0:25:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:16 to 0:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: gentlewoman from guam, ms. bordallo, and the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend the remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:37 to 0:23:58( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i rise in sup h.r. 1080, the illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing enforcement act of 2009. the united states demonstrates strong leadership in fisheries management, both nationally and internationally. however, despite these efforts, many marine fish docks around

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:23:59 to 0:24:19( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the world are exploited or depleted which is driven in part by the persistence of illegal, unreported and unregulated or i.u. fishing. with an annual global value of over $10 billion, i.u. fishing undermines the united states fisheries management efforts and its fishermen, as

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:24:20 to 0:24:41( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: well as efforts to sustainably manage fisheries in other countries. i.u.u. fishing in recent years have impinged, for example, the u.s. exclusive economic zone surrounding my district of guam and our neighboring mariana islands. this is a problem, mr. speaker, that is increasingly evidence

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:24:42 to 0:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: itself elsewhere in the u.s. e.z. and must be addressed. h.r. 1080 would strengthen and improve the enforcement authorities of various u.s. fisheries act and would authorize a cooperation and assistance program to help other countries develop the technical expertise to confront i.u. fishing. the bill is strongly supported

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:25:05 to 0:25:11( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: by the u.s. fishing industry, the administration and marine conservation interests. and with that, mr. speaker, i

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