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House Proceeding 09-29-09 on Sep 29th, 2009 :: 1:50:25 to 1:52:10
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Nydia M. Velazquez

1:50:25 to 1:50:46( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: temporary extension of programs un and the small business investment act of 1958, as amended -- and for other purposes. senate amendment. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from new york, ms. velazquez, and the ge from ohio, mr. turner, each will control 20 minutes. the chair now recognizes the gentlewoman from new york.

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:50:25 to 1:52:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nydia M. Velazquez

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:50:47 to 1:51:07( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: ms. velazquez: mr. speaker, i ask that he can that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on this legislation. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. ms. velazquez: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:51:08 to 1:51:29( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. velazquez: thank you. the legislation before us will ensure that small business programs will continue to operate through the end of october. the house and the senate have been working diligently on a comprehensive re-authorization of the s.b.a. program. however, as we approach the deadline for when these programs will otherwise expire,

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:51:30 to 1:51:50( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: this bill is necessary to keep the agency's programs running. some minor changes to the program which were contained in the extension that the house passed last week are now in this measure.

Nydia M. Velazquez

1:51:51 to 1:52:12( Edit History Discussion )

Nydia M. Velazquez: there is widespread support for this measure. i hope we can have those changes in the small business committee will continue working with our senate counterparts to modernize the s.b.a. programs, some of which have not been updated in 10 years. while we continue our work, this bill will allow the

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