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House Proceeding on Sep 30th, 2009 :: 0:42:25 to 0:46:10
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Gus Bilirakis

0:42:21 to 0:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: alleged terrorist plot. in closing, on this speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. e speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves her time. the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. bilirakis: i rise in support of house resolution 731, sponsored by my committee

Gus Bilirakis

0:42:25 to 0:46:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

0:42:43 to 0:43:04( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: colleague, ms. clark, a good friend, which i am an original co-sponsor. september is nional preparedness month and i think it is fitting we are honoring the men and women of all levels of government who work every day to ensure our safety and security. we recently commemorated the eighth anniversary of the seven terrorist attacks.

Gus Bilirakis

0:43:05 to 0:43:26( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: it is not a coincidence there has not been an attack on the united states in eight years since september 11. it is through the efforts of the brave men and women of the department of homelansecurity and their partners at all levels of government. we are thankful for and for the work of the law enforcement emergency response

Gus Bilirakis

0:43:27 to 0:43:48( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: providers nationwide. the recently foiled terrorist plots on new york, dallas, and illinois serve to remind us that terrorists are still intent on attacking our country. we must remain vigilant and support our law enforcement and emergency their efforts. these hardworking men and women

Gus Bilirakis

0:43:49 to 0:44:09( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: often work behind the scenes and do not receive the recognition they deserve for all of their efforts to prevent, prepare for, and protect against terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies. our constituents have a role to play as well. on the federal level the department of homeland security 's ready campaign works to

Gus Bilirakis

0:44:10 to 0:44:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: increase awareness and preparedness for terrorist attacks, natural disasters, and other emergencies. the ready campaign encourages individuals and families to have a preparedness kit and a plan and to be informed of possible threats in their area. in florida our division of emergency management also encourages citizens and

Gus Bilirakis

0:44:32 to 0:44:52( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: community preparedness. through its website florida disaster.cog individuals and families can use a cool to develop a disaster plan that includes information on the necessary food and water to have on hand, evacuation points, and other important checklists.

Gus Bilirakis

0:44:53 to 0:45:17( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: this is an important resource and i urge that my constituents take advantage of the -- to prepare their families. everyone has a role to play in the safety and security of our nation. i want to thank subcommittee chairwoman again, ms. clark, for introducing this resolution to honor the individuals working to

Gus Bilirakis

0:45:18 to 0:45:39( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: secure or nation and high lighting national preparedness month anti-need for citizen preparedness. thank you, mr. speaker. i urge all members to join me in supporting this resolution. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlelady fm new york. ms. kwlark: -- ms. clarke: i have no more speakers. if the gentleman from florida has no more speakers, then i am

Gus Bilirakis

0:45:40 to 0:46:01( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: prepared to close after gentleman closes. mr. bilirakis: i'm prepared to close. i have no other speakers. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: mr. speaker, i believe it is important to recognize the hard work that federal homeland security employees and emergency response providers and all law enforcement personnel are doing to prevent, prepare for, and

Gus Bilirakis

0:46:02 to 0:46:11( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: respond to terrorism, natural disasters, and other emergencies. this resolution is a small token of our appreciation for their effos to keep us safe and secure.

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