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House Proceeding 09-22-09 on Sep 22nd, 2009 :: 1:23:00 to 1:27:15
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Stephen F. Lynch

1:22:57 to 1:23:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: his dedication and service for his community is exemplary and it is fitting to ne the garden post office in his honor. thank you, mr. speaker. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, we have no further speakers, but i

Stephen F. Lynch

1:23:00 to 1:27:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Stephen F. Lynch

1:23:18 to 1:23:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from utah. mr. chaffetz: mr. speaker, with no additional speakers, we will yield back the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz, yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. in closing i again urge my

Stephen F. Lynch

1:23:40 to 1:24:00( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: colleagues to support mr. mccotter and ourselves honoring mr. john j. shivnen through the passage of h.r. 2215, 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 suspend the rules and pass h.r. 2215. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:24:01 to 1:24:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: affirmative, the rules are suspended -- the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will be postpon. for w gentleman from massachusetts

Stephen F. Lynch

1:24:22 to 1:24:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: rise? lynch mr. speaker, i move that the house spend the rules and agree to house concurrent resolution 163. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 163, concurrent resolutin expressing support for designation of september 23, 2009, as national job corps day. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:24:44 to 1:25:04( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: mr. lynch, and the gentleman from utah, mr. chaffetz, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their rem . the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. lynch: thank you. i now yield myself such time as

Stephen F. Lynch

1:25:05 to 1:25:25( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, on behalf of the oversight committee, i'm pleased to present house concurrent resolution 163 for consideration. this legislation expresses support for the designation of september 23, 2009, as national job corps day. the measure before us was introduced on july 8, 2009, by

Stephen F. Lynch

1:25:26 to 1:25:48( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: my colleague, representative jerry moran of kansas, and was favorably reported out of the oversight committee on september 10, 2009, by unanimous consent. adtionally, this legislation currently enjoys the support of over 65 members of congress. mr. speaker, house concurrent resolution 163 supports the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:25:49 to 1:26:09( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: designation of september 23 as national job corps day. administered by the united states department of labor, the job corps is the nation's largest career technical traininand educational program for young people over the age of 16. the jocorps has a wide array of services, including job

Stephen F. Lynch

1:26:10 to 1:26:30( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: planning, job placement, residential housing, food services and drivers education. since the inception via the 1964 economic opportunity act, the job corps has provided countless young americans with the academic, vocational and social skills training needed to help them obtain meaningful jobs and pursue further educational opportunities.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:26:31 to 1:26:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in light of the recent economic crisis, the various services and programs offered by the job corps have never been more important for america's youth in the entire nation. the job corps helps to ensure that america's work force remains capable of handling the challenges of our rapidly changing world. notably, the job corps boasts 123 centers nationwide,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:26:53 to 1:27:13( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: including centers in the district of columbia and puerto rico, of these 123 centers, my own congressional district is the proud home of the job corps boston regional office. this terrific regional office overseas job corps centers in connecticut, maine, massachusetts, new jersey, new york, puerto rico, rhode island and vermont. in closing, i'm delighted to

Stephen F. Lynch

1:27:14 to 1:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: support house concurrent

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