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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 0:39:50 to 0:43:15
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:39:46 to 0:40:06( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: this bill, i am disappointed with the rule. i will be voting against the rule but will be supporting the underlying bill and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman balance of his time. the gentlewoman from california. ms. matsui: mr. speaker, i yield three minutes to my friend, the gentleman from maryland, who is the chair of the subcommittee on coast

Elijah E. Cummings

0:39:50 to 0:43:15( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:40:07 to 0:40:27( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: transportation, mr. cummings. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from maryland is recognized. . mr. cummings: i rise in strong support of house resolution 853, which would provide the structured rule to allow consideration of the coast guard

Elijah E. Cummings

0:40:28 to 0:40:48( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: auhorization act of 2010, h.r. 3619. and i thank mr. oberstar and certainly mr. mica and i thank mr. lobiondo for his bipartisan effort and clearly the bill is a

Elijah E. Cummings

0:40:49 to 0:41:10( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: work of just bipartisanship. it would provide funding for the coast guard. i note that unlike the department of defense, the coast guard has not been authorized since 2006. this legislation increases the authorized funding level for te

Elijah E. Cummings

0:41:11 to 0:41:31( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: service as well as the number of military personnel allowed to be in the service. the legislation also addresses a number of other coast guard and maritime-related issues that had been considered by the coast guard subcommittee and the full committee on transportation and infrastructure over the past three years, including

Elijah E. Cummings

0:41:32 to 0:41:53( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: acquisition reform, fishing industry safety and implementation of the coast guard's marine safety program. h.r. 3619 includes the text of h.r. 3360, the cruise vessel security and safety act of 2009, which was ordered reported by the transportation committee on

Elijah E. Cummings

0:41:54 to 0:42:15( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: july 30, 2009, and which would institute a number of new safety measures to ensure the cruise vessels carrying passengers to and from united states are as safe as possible. specifically, this legislation would include standards and equipping of state rooms and

Elijah E. Cummings

0:42:16 to 0:42:36( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: cabins and would require ships to employ trained medical personnel who can adequately treat the victims of sexual assault. the legislation would also mak available on the internet information on the number of crimes reported on each cruise line. h.r. 336 congress

Elijah E. Cummings

0:42:37 to 0:42:59( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: and i applaud her for her diligent and very hard work on this legislation. i also commend the victims of incidents on cruise ships. several of whom i know are watching today, including lori dishman who is he with us now and all of them testified before our subcommittee and help inform the development of this legislation.

Elijah E. Cummings

0:43:00 to 0:43:17( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: adoption of house resolution 853 would make in order the manager's amendment offered by the chairman of the full committee on transportation and infrastructure, congressman jim ebber star as well as 12 other amendments. i urge the adoption of house resolution 853 so we can move to

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