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House Proceeding on Oct 17th, 2007 :: 0:53:11 to 0:55:54
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Alcee L. Hastings

0:52:55 to 0:53:11( Edit History Discussion )

Alcee L. Hastings: speaker. the speaker pro tempore: if the gentleman will suspend. mr. hastings: we have alinly exacting time requirements. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman will suspend, the chair will

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:11 to 0:53:21( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: receive a message. the messenger: a message from the senate. the secretary: mr. speaker, the senate has agreed with h.con.res. 193 recognizing all hunters across the united states for their

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:11 to 0:55:54( Edit History Discussion )
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Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:21 to 0:53:32( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: continued commitment to safety. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. hastings: thank you. i'm very pleased to yield two minutes to the distinguished gentleman from new

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:32 to 0:53:44( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: jersey, my very good friend, who serves on the ways and means committee and homeland security committee. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. >> thank you, mr.

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:44 to 0:53:54( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: speaker, thank you, my friend from florida. i rise to speak in favor on the restor act, h.r. 3773. i believe this is an appropriate rule given the large number of amendments considered in the

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:53:54 to 0:54:08( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: house judiciary and intelligence committees. i want to highlight some of the most important provisions in this bill provided through this rule and steps, i believe, can be taken to strengthen the

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:54:08 to 0:54:20( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: intent of legislation. mr. speaker, in section 5 of the current legislation requires quarterly audits by the justice department inspector general on communications collected under this legislation,

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:54:20 to 0:54:32( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: which would then be provided to the fisa court to congress. in the end this issue, the issue is that without outside oversight, such as the fisa court, you put a huge amount of authority in

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:54:32 to 0:54:45( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the hands of a very small number of people and leave an awful lot of their individual judgment in dealing with very sensitive issues of personal privatey. i hope that under this section that

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:54:45 to 0:54:58( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the justice department inspector general would also be inclined to include statistical information as is possible relating to the sex, race, ethnicity, religion and age of u.s. persons identified

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:54:58 to 0:55:08( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: in intelligence reports obtained pursuant to the legislation. this data will help our intelligence agencies, the fisa court, the congress, to gain a clear overview of intelligence collection

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:55:08 to 0:55:20( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: on americans swept through these types of investigations and would create the necessary oversight to judge whether a pattern of profiling is occurring. i don't want to draw attention to

Bill Jr.Pascrell

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

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the schakowsky amendment, which was approved by the intelligence committee. this would require that the fisa court approve guidelines to ensure that an individual fisa court order is sought when

Bill Jr.Pascrell

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

Bill Jr.Pascrell: the significant purpose of an acquisition is to aswire the communication of a -- is to acquire the communication of a specific person in the u.s. this is a slightal provision to the bill that makes

Bill Jr.Pascrell

0:55:44 to 0:55:54( Edit History Discussion )

Bill Jr.Pascrell: clear that no american can be the target of surveillance under this bill unless an individual warrant is obtained from the fisa court. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired.

0:55:54 to 0:56:03( Edit History Discussion )

mr. hastings: i yield the gentleman an additional 30 seconds. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized an additional 30 seconds. >> under this provision, i hope that we make clear

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