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House Proceeding on Oct 14th, 2009 :: 3:20:10 to 3:22:25
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:20:06 to 3:20:27( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: reserves the balance of his time. mr. costellomr. speaker, at this time i yield two minutes to the chairperson of the rules committee, congresswoman slaughter. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for two minutes. ms. slaughter: thank you, mr. speaker. nd i want to express my great gratitude to mr. costello for the incredible work that he's done on this in such a short

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:20:10 to 3:22:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:20:28 to 3:20:48( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: time and those of us who live in the area of the coleman crash are greatly in his debt. we thank mr. petri for all his good work. i think this is indeed one of the best safety bills that we've done since we've been in congress. but nothing in the bill will bring back the lives that was lost in buffalo. when flight 3407 fell to the ground and exploded into fire. but i'm happy to be here today

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:20:49 to 3:21:10( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: because the house is moving forward and legislation that includes a strong new set of guidelines for improving passenger and crew safety. this act will mean safer flights for all of us. as we learned during the ntsb hearings into this issue over the summer, there are far too many pilots flying regional planes who are overextended,

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:21:11 to 3:21:31( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: undertrained, ill or exhausted. the bill establishes comprehensive preemployment screening for perspective pilots and requires airlines to establish pilot mentoring programs so that the highly experienced pilots can mentor m surely an issue in the coleman crash.

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:21:32 to 3:21:53( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: pilots will no longer fly alongside a junior pilot in the bill. there are new mandates that grew out of the ntsb hearings earlier this year requiring the f.a.a. to ensure that pilots are trained on all-star recovery and upset recovery. mandates that the if a.a. convene a multidisciplinary panel on pilot training for a

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:21:54 to 3:22:14( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: stick pusher operations and then implement those recommendations of the panel. it came as a surprise to me that the ntsb' ideas were only suggestions to the f.a.a. so obviously we are going to have to make sure that they are implemented. there's also a section in the bill to create the new database which mr. costello has

Louise McIntosh Slaughter

3:22:15 to 3:22:27( Edit History Discussion )

Louise McIntosh Slaughter: explained but most importantly it requires the secretary of transportation to give us an annual report on what they're

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