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House Proceeding 09-22-09 on Sep 22nd, 2009 :: 0:29:40 to 0:36:45
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Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:29:32 to 0:29:53( 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 their remarks and include extraneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:29:40 to 0:36:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Madeleine Z. Bordallo

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:29:54 to 0:30:14( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, among the many statues and monuments in this city, there are none that honor our second president, john adams. nor the contributions made by his family to our nation's history. in 2001, congress authorized the adams memorial foundation to establish a memorial in the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:30:15 to 0:30:36( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: district of columbia and its environments. this authority will expire on december 2, 2009, but several more years are required to complete fundraising, final design, and construction. h.r. 2802 introduced b our distinguished colleague from massachusetts, representative

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:30:37 to 0:30:58( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: delahunt, would extend the legislative authority necessary for this important endeavor for four additional years as recommended by the administration. so, mr. speaker, we commend representative delahunt for his efforts in this legislation. we support passage of h.r. 2802, and urge its adoption by the

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:30:59 to 0:31:19( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentleman from utah. mr. chaffetz: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. h.r. 2802 has been adequately explained by the majority and we support the legislation. we commend the work of mr. delahunt, the gentleman that he is.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:31:20 to 0:31:40( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: with that i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker p gentleman reserves. ms. bordallo: i have no additional requests for time and would inquire of the minority whether they have any additional speakers. mr. chaffetz: no additional speakers. with that we will yield back the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentlelady fromtah is recognized.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:31:41 to 0:32:01( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: ms. bordallo: i members to support the bill. i yield back the balance of my time. the speake gentlewoman yiels back the balance of her time. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 2802 as amended. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:32:02 to 0:32:22( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: passed, and without e moti to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from guam rise? ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules pass h.r. 3113. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: union calendar number

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:32:23 to 0:32:43( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: 147, h.r. 3113, a bill to amend the wild and scenic rivers act to designate a segment of the elk river in the state of west virginia for study for potential addition to the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam, and the gentleman from utah, each will control 20 minutes.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:32:44 to 0:33:05( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from guam. ms. bordallo: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extneous material on the bill under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, h.r. 3113 introduced b the chairman of the committee on natural

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:33:06 to 0:33:27( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: resources, mr. nick rahall, reflects the continuing efforts by the people of pocahontas county west virginia to preserve and protect the most significant natural and historic resources that they are blessed with in that area. the pending legislation would have the national forest service conduct a study on a segment of

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:33:28 to 0:33:48( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the elk river within the county to determine its eligibility for designation under the wild and scenic rivers act. on behalf of chairman rahall, i would like to commend the pocahontas county commission for its leadership in this matter. with that i ask members on both sides to support passage of this message -- measure.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:33:49 to 0:34:09( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. i recognize the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz. mr. chaffetz: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. chaffetz: we believe that the bill has been adequately explained and studied. we commend the efforts of mr. rahall and his working with the members on both sides of the aisle. with that we'll reserve the balance of our time.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:34:10 to 0:34:30( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentlelady from guam. ms. bordallo: i have no additional requests would inquire of the minority whether they have any additional speakers. mr. chaffetz: with no additional speakers at this time, mr. speaker, we yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah yields back. ms. bordallo: i again urge

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:34:31 to 0:34:51( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: members to support the bill and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back her time. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 2113 -- the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 3113.

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:34:52 to 0:35:12( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the bill is passed, and withou the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from guam rise? ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:35:13 to 0:35:36( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: pass h.r. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: union calendar number 143, h.r. 2265, a bill to amend the reclamation wastewater and ground water study and facilities act to authorize the secretary of the interior to participate in the magna water district water reuse and ground water

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:35:37 to 0:35:57( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from guam and the gentleman from utah 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 their remarks and include extraneous materi under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:35:58 to 0:36:19( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: objection. ms. bordallo: mr. speaker, h.r. 2265 introduced by my colleague, who is assisting me inmanaging the built on the floor today, representative chaffetz from the state of utah, would direct the bureau of rlamation to participate in the planning, the design, and the construction of

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:36:20 to 0:36:40( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: the magna wa reuse and ground water recharge project. when constructed, this project will remove percolate from the contaminated ground water and create a new water supply for the community. title 16 water recycling projects l

Madeleine Z. Bordallo

0:36:41 to 0:36:45( Edit History Discussion )

Madeleine Z. Bordallo: local communities to stretch their limited water supplies. so i ask my colleagues to

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