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House Proceeding 10-02-07 on Oct 2nd, 2007 :: 3:20:44 to 3:23:57
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Robert A. Brady

3:20:44 to 3:20:54( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: is laid upon the table. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the distinguished gentleman from pennsylvania rise? mr. brady: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass h.r.

Robert A. Brady

3:20:44 to 3:23:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Robert A. Brady

Robert A. Brady

3:20:54 to 3:21:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: 3068, as amended, a bill to prohibit awarded of contracts to provide guard services under the contract security guard program of the federal protection service to a business concern that is

Robert A. Brady

3:21:02 to 3:21:14( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: owned, controlled, or operated by an individual who has been convicted of a felony. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: union calendar number

Robert A. Brady

3:21:14 to 3:21:23( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: 204, h.r. 3068, a bill to prohibit the award of contracts to provide guard services under the contract security guard program of the federal protective serce to a business concern that is

Robert A. Brady

3:21:23 to 3:21:33( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: owned, controlled, or operated by an individu al who has been convicted of a felony. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from pennsylvania, mr. brady, and the gentleman

Robert A. Brady

3:21:33 to 3:21:42( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: from missouri, mr. graves, each will control 20 minutes. the chair now n recognizes the gentleman from pennsylvania. mr. brady: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have

Robert A. Brady

3:21:42 to 3:21:52( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on h.r. 3068. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. brady: also, mr. speaker, i'd like to

Robert A. Brady

3:21:52 to 3:22:02( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: note that i'm here for ms. norton. ms. norton, and if she does come in i will relinquish my duties and let her continue. in the meantime, mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Robert A. Brady

3:22:02 to 3:22:15( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. brady: er this -- this bill is a result of two oversight hearings held by the transportation and infrastructure committee that examined the

Robert A. Brady

3:22:15 to 3:22:26( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: role of federal protective service, f.p.s., and in providing security for our nation's public buildings. there was evidence of a serious allegation of kronk doing -- wrongdoing, chaos in

Robert A. Brady

3:22:26 to 3:22:38( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: the contracting employment of private security guards. this legislation intends to preserve the security of the country's most sensitive buildings. due to the security needs of a federal building,

Robert A. Brady

3:22:38 to 3:22:47( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: it is intended that an individual with a felony conviction would hold a contract for security services in their federal building. this bill codifies the commonsense approach to providing security

Robert A. Brady

3:22:47 to 3:23:01( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: for federal buildings. specifically this bill directs the secretary of homeland security not to award any security guard contracts through the federal protection service to any company that is

Robert A. Brady

3:23:01 to 3:23:12( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: owned, controlled, or operated by a convicted felon. the bill would assure that contractors are capable, responsible, and ethical as required by the federal acquisition regulations. contract

Robert A. Brady

3:23:12 to 3:23:24( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: security officers are a critical component of federal strategies to protect the safety and security of federal employees. visitors to federal buildings and the surrounding community. given the critical

Robert A. Brady

3:23:24 to 3:23:35( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: role these guards play in federal security, this bill will hold owners of companies that provide security to federal buildings on the highest standards. i urge all members to vote for h.r.

Robert A. Brady

3:23:35 to 3:23:44( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: 3068, as amended. the federal protective service guard contracting reform act of 2007. i reserve the balance of my m time. the speaker pro tempore:te the gentleman reserves the balance of

Robert A. Brady

3:23:44 to 3:23:57( Edit History Discussion )

Robert A. Brady: his time. the gentleman fromth missouri, mr. graves. mr. graves: thank you, mr. speaker. would it be appropriate at this time -- i don't have any other speakers and i'm going to talk about

Eleanor Holmes Norton

3:23:57 to 3:24:05( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the bill, but ms. norton, i know it's her bill, and she may want to say something before i do. i would be -- i reserve the balance of my time and like to speak after her. the speaker pro tempore:

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