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House Proceeding on Oct 9th, 2007 :: 0:55:11 to 1:00:19
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Shelley Berkley

0:53:02 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

Shelley Berkley

0:55:01 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: gentlelady from california. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i have no further requests for time, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question, therefore, is will

Diane E. Watson

0:55:11 to 0:55:20( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 405 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative,

Diane E. Watson

0:55:11 to 1:00:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

Diane E. Watson

0:55:20 to 0:55:34( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the gentlelady from california is recognized. ms. watson: mr. speaker,

Diane E. Watson

0:55:34 to 0:55:44( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, h.r.ol 651 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 651,

Diane E. Watson

0:55:44 to 0:56:01( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: resolution recognizing the warm friendship and expanding strategic relationship between the united states and brazil, commending brazil on successfully reducing its dependence on oil by finding

Diane E. Watson

0:56:01 to 0:56:10( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: alternative ways to satisfy its energy needs, and recognizing the importance of the march 9, 2007, united states-brazil memorandum of understanding, m.o.u., on biofuels cooperation. the speaker

Diane E. Watson

0:56:10 to 0:56:25( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlelady from california, ms. watson, and the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman

Diane E. Watson

0:56:25 to 0:56:37( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: from california. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revi and extend their remarks and include extraneous materi on the resolution

Diane E. Watson

0:56:37 to 0:56:55( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentlelady is recognized. ms. watson: i rise in strong support of this resolution, and i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Diane E. Watson

0:56:55 to 0:57:10( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: i would first like to thank our colleagues, congressman elliot engel and dan burton, for introducing this important resolution. they are greatly appreciated. mr. speaker, brazil has the largest

Diane E. Watson

0:57:10 to 0:57:27( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: economy, population, and land mass in south america. is the fifth most populous country in the world, and its economy is the 11th largest. it is high time we recognize, as this resolution

Diane E. Watson

0:57:27 to 0:57:46( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: does, the expanding strategic relationship between the united states and brazil. we in america are finally waking up, not only to brazil's importance, but to how natural their relationship

Diane E. Watson

0:57:46 to 0:58:05( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: should be. brazil is also the right country with which to cooperate on alternative energy sources. this resolution commends brazil on successfully reducing its dependence on oil by finding alternative

Diane E. Watson

0:58:05 to 0:58:23( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: ways to satisfy its energy needs and recognizes the importance of the march 9, 2007, u.s.-brazil memorandum of understanding on biofuels cooperation. the agreement promotes greater cooperation

Diane E. Watson

0:58:23 to 0:58:40( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: on ethanol and biofuels twoon the world's two largest ethanol-producing countries. brazil has become the world's largest consumer and producer of ethanol from sugar cane. by the end of 2006, 80% of new car

Diane E. Watson

0:58:40 to 0:58:56( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: sales in brazil were flex fuel, meaning that they can run on a mixture of ethanol and gasoline. furthermore, ethanol supplies 40% of the motor fuel used in brazil, and is extremely competitive

Diane E. Watson

0:58:56 to 0:59:14( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: with gasoline. we as americans can learn a great deal from brazil, and they from us, as we try to reduce their dependence on oil and diversify our energy resources. the u.s. and brazil are

Diane E. Watson

0:59:14 to 0:59:30( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: providing technical assistance to build biofuels industries in third countries, including the dominican republic, haiti, el salvador, st. kit t s. brazil, through its leadership through

Diane E. Watson

0:59:30 to 0:59:43( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the united nations stabilization has emerged as a regional leader in the western hem fear, a road this resolution recognizes for brazil. brazil's leadership in the americas and throughout the

Diane E. Watson

0:59:43 to 0:59:56( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: world signals the emergeans of a vital partner and -- emergeance of a vital partner and friend to the united states. that is why i strongly urge all members to support this important resolution.

Diane E. Watson

0:59:56 to 1:00:08( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida, mr. bilirakis, is recognized. mr. bilirakis: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time

Diane E. Watson

1:00:08 to 1:00:19( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: as i may consume. earlier this year, the u.s. and brazil signed a memorandum of understanding on biofuels cooperation. this document symbolizes not only a shared interest in reducing energy vulnerability

Gus Bilirakis

1:00:19 to 1:00:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: but also a grobal relationship between our two countries, based on the common goal of regional stability and prosperity throughout the western hemisphere. i'm pleased to learn of the progress

Gus Bilirakis

1:00:19 to 1:02:44( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

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