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House Proceeding on Oct 10th, 2007 :: 1:11:19 to 1:14:38
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period of time the a.m.t. has been pushed aside, and it isn incomprehensible that we're not addressing the fallout from this inaction today, even as forms are being prepared to send out to taxpayers. working

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:11:19 to 1:11:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: families should not have to pay the price for the majority's inaction on the io a.m.t. . until fact they cannot afford to. i i oppose this rule because it chases fan tasms rather than deliver real

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:11:19 to 1:14:38( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis A. Cardoza

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:11:32 to 1:11:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: and meaningful legislation to spare working families from a huge tax increase that was never intended for them. my substitute would strike the repeal of the private debt collection program

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:11:46 to 1:11:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: and put in place a safe harbor for unsuspecting taxpayers about to be clobbered by the a.m.t. and then again by penalties. otherwise my substitute would leave the bill unchanged. mr. speaker, we

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:11:59 to 1:12:10( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: have to come to grips with the fact that we have to address the a.m.t. we must do it now. i urge my colleagues to defeat the previous q uestion and bring a rule to the floor that addresses

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:12:10 to 1:12:21( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the immediate and pressing needs of working families in this country. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back his time. the gentleman from california.

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:12:21 to 1:12:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: mr. cardoza: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's recognized. mr. cardoza: i wish to commend my colleague, mr. english, he's

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:12:32 to 1:12:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: a very thoughtful individual and a very good legislator, and i would just say that while his amendment was pay-go compliant, we did not -- we were not aware of that until this morning when

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:12:46 to 1:13:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the tax tables were submitted to the ways and means committee. so last night when the rules committee was dealing with this issue, we had no way of knowing whether his substitute was in

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:13:00 to 1:13:16( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: fact, pay-go compliant or not. with regard to mr. mccrery's substitute, i have it here with me. the substitute that was submitted by mr. mccrery was, in fact, not pay-go compliant. now, mr. sessions

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:13:16 to 1:13:36( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: says that he made the motion to allow it to be pay-go compliant. but the bill before us at that point in the rules committee was not. i would like to say that also mr. english's substitute doesn't

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:13:36 to 1:13:51( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: deal with the base bill, which is to stop the privateization of tax collection. and that is what the majority is trying to get at today. certainly there are other issues worthy of consideration,

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:13:51 to 1:14:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: a.m.t. is certainly one of them. but in this provision today the majority wants to bring forward a bill that would stop american taxpayers from being harassed by private bounty hunters. that's

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:14:01 to 1:14:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the issue before us today. and all the other issues that people are trying to discuss one way or another that has nothing to did with this base bill really don't apply to the debate that we want

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:14:12 to 1:14:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: to have in the next hour. i reserve the balance of my e time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: i would like to inquire on

Dennis A. Cardoza

1:14:22 to 1:14:38( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the time remaining on both sides, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas has four minutes. the gentleman from california, om 15 minutes. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, let's go

Pete Sessions

1:14:38 to 1:14:53( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: to the heart of this. $30 million worth of uncollected taxes that by the i.r.s.'s own admissions that would not have been collected because they were not working or were not working which is the

Pete Sessions

1:14:38 to 1:21:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

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