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House Proceeding 10-02-07 on Oct 2nd, 2007 :: 1:14:42 to 1:19:53
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Brad Sherman

1:11:57 to 1:14:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brad Sherman

Brad Sherman

1:14:24 to 1:14:42( Edit History Discussion )

Brad Sherman: do not whether for ideological or reasons or financial gain deliberately violate our efforts to controll terrorism and too prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction. . s. 1612 increases civil

Donald A. Manzullo

1:14:42 to 1:14:53( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: penalties from $50,000 up to $250 million or up to the amount of the violation with respect to which the penalty is imposed. it also increases criminal penalties for willful violation from

Donald A. Manzullo

1:14:42 to 1:19:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Donald A. Manzullo

Donald A. Manzullo

1:14:53 to 1:15:05( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: $50,000 up to $1 million and or imprisonment for not more than 20 years.a this increase in penalties is appropriate given the importance of the international emergency economic powers act

Donald A. Manzullo

1:15:05 to 1:15:16( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: to our national security. i urge my colleagues to support p this bill. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my tiome. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california rese rves the balance

Donald A. Manzullo

1:15:16 to 1:15:31( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: of his time. the gentleman from illinois. >> mr. speaker, i rise in support of s. 1612, and i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois

Donald A. Manzullo

1:15:31 to 1:15:49( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: is recognized for as much time as he may m consume. >> the s. 1612 is legislation that significatly increases the enforcement off sanctions imposedp under the international emergency economic

Donald A. Manzullo

1:15:49 to 1:16:09( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: powers act. otherwise known as ieepe. the president may respond to unusual threats originating in substantial parts outside the united states, by,st among other things, prohibiting actions

Donald A. Manzullo

1:16:09 to 1:16:26( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: by particular entities or country. ieppea will allow the president to enforce sanctions. an example of success was the use of these tools to bring north korea back to the bargaining table to eliminate

Donald A. Manzullo

1:16:26 to 1:16:41( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: their nuclear program. ieepea is vital to the international security because it puts the act into full force along with the department of commerce to carry out the mission to assuring sensitive goods

Donald A. Manzullo

1:16:41 to 1:16:52( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: of technology do not fall into the hands of our adversaries it is important to keep the e.a.a. enforce so that violators do not escape the penalties of the law on a mere technicality.

Donald A. Manzullo

1:16:52 to 1:17:09( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: i would like to respectfully remind the administration that it brings the entire administration act into force, not just certain provisions. mr. speaker, this legislation would remove

Donald A. Manzullo

1:17:09 to 1:17:23( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: existing barriers to meaningful enforcement of proliferators of mass destruction, iran, sudan, and other threats under ieepea. current penalties under the law do not continue -- that violate

Donald A. Manzullo

1:17:23 to 1:17:39( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: the law by engaging in prohibitive tranibsactions the. the legislation will remedy that problem by increasing civil penalties from $50,000 to $250,000 and increasing criminal penalties for willful violations

Donald A. Manzullo

1:17:39 to 1:17:51( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: to $1 million, maximum jail sentence of 20 years. while strongly supporting this increase in penalties to willful and knowing violators, i've expressed concern that these increased penalties may be

Donald A. Manzullo

1:17:51 to 1:18:03( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: applied without taking into account accidental or inadvertent violations by companies trying to comply with the law. i have since been assured by the departments of treasury and commerce,

Donald A. Manzullo

1:18:03 to 1:18:15( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: that they will not abuse this new authority i respectfully request that the letter under secretary of commerce sent to me be inserted in the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. >> i

Donald A. Manzullo

1:18:15 to 1:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: express concern about the lack of understanding that most small businesses have concerning export controls and sanctions. our sanction an export control laws are the most complex in the world. i believe

Donald A. Manzullo

1:18:29 to 1:18:47( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: if we are truledwroy keep goods and services -- truly to keep goosedz and services from embargoed companies, there must be an understanding of what those items are. education of small businesses

Donald A. Manzullo

1:18:47 to 1:19:05( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: would greatly enhance ieepea. mr. speaker, i look forward to working with the departments of treasury and commerce to make certain that small businesses clearly understand the law. ieepea

Donald A. Manzullo

1:19:05 to 1:19:17( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: is extremely important to combat -- i want to thank chairman lantos, ranking member ros-lehtinen, and subcommittee chairman sherman for the bipartisan way in which they moved this measure. their

Donald A. Manzullo

1:19:17 to 1:19:26( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: leadership is working with the administration to address my concerns and -- which had been addressed by the legislation. i support passage of this critical improvement to our economic sanctions

Donald A. Manzullo

1:19:26 to 1:19:38( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: law, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from illinois reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from california. mr. sherman: i yield myself three

Donald A. Manzullo

1:19:38 to 1:19:53( Edit History Discussion )

Donald A. Manzullo: minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. sherman: i thank the gentleman for hi s support of the bill, thank our chairman, mr. lantos, our ranking

Brad Sherman

1:19:53 to 1:20:11( Edit History Discussion )

Brad Sherman: member, representative ros-lehtinen and their work for bringing this bill to the floor. ieepea is but one part of the overall effort to use the economic power of the united states to prevent

Brad Sherman

1:19:53 to 1:26:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brad Sherman

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