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House Proceeding on Oct 9th, 2007 :: 1:40:59 to 1:42:51
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Robert C. Scott

1:40:47 to 1:40:59( Edit History Discussion )

Robert C. Scott: gentleman from swau recognized. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i find is very thaufert my good friend from virginia has taken -- very unfortunate that my good friend from virginia has taken

Neil Abercrombie

1:40:59 to 1:41:11( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: it that the bill in any way encourages the whims of prosecutors. as mr. scott has pointed out, the standard is very high and applies to any contract whether it's in the united states or

Neil Abercrombie

1:40:59 to 1:42:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Neil Abercrombie

Neil Abercrombie

1:41:11 to 1:41:26( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: erseas. there is nothing applied to the contracts overseas that have not applied to a contract here in the united states when it comes to the question of fraud or overcharging or deliberate

Neil Abercrombie

1:41:26 to 1:41:38( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: deception with rard to the contract. that standard has to be met in any court and has to come before any judge meeting such a standard. there is no differentation whatsoever. the reason

Neil Abercrombie

1:41:38 to 1:41:54( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: the bill is here and the reason we bring in the legislation is the courts have ruled that there is at best an ambiguous situation, if not an outright gap, between the capacity for prosecution

Neil Abercrombie

1:41:54 to 1:42:06( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: of such a crime should the standard for the crime be sustained by prosecutor al investigation and what is possible in iraq. it can't be prosecuted in iraq and the courts found that it

Neil Abercrombie

1:42:06 to 1:42:19( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: wasn't -- it did not have legislation sufficiently clear in the united states to prosecutor it -- prosecute it. us, far from arbitrary orca preeshes prosecution, we have the opportunity for arbitrary

Neil Abercrombie

1:42:19 to 1:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: defrauding of the united states taxpayer with no consequences. that's why the legislation is here. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized. >> mr. speaker, yiled

Neil Abercrombie

1:42:36 to 1:42:51( Edit History Discussion )

Neil Abercrombie: myself as you much time as i may consume and then i will turn and yield 30 seconds to mr. kay advice of virginia -- davis of virginia. well, i will go ahead and respond and mr. davis is

Ric Keller

1:42:51 to 1:43:04( Edit History Discussion )

Ric Keller: gattering his thoughts. one of the concerns that mr. davis raised what what if there was some overpricing by a contractor base on a mistake and later went back and corrected it. my reading

Ric Keller

1:42:51 to 1:44:46( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ric Keller

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