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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 0:43:45 to 0:45:45
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Brian Baird

0:43:41 to 0:44:01( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: the speaker pro tempore: gentlewoman from florida. ms. matsui: i yield two minutes to the washington, mr. baird. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for two minutes. mr. baird: i commend the chairman for his work and the ranking member. i rise in strong support of the

Brian Baird

0:43:45 to 0:45:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Brian Baird

Brian Baird

0:44:02 to 0:44:23( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: coast guard authorization act. this makes important strides in moderning our coast guard. also included in this bill is language clariing the role related to the taxation of interstate waterway workers. to address the unfair situation whose jobs require them to work

Brian Baird

0:44:24 to 0:44:44( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: in multiple states, i offered legislation in the 106th congress. this legislation barred states from ting a nonresident waterway worker who performs duties while engaged as a master, officer or crewman on a vessel operating on the navigable waters of more than one state. as the house reports of this legislation stated the purpose

Brian Baird

0:44:45 to 0:45:05( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: of the legislation was to prohibit any state from taxing the income of a nonresident interstate waterway worker. the senate version of this legislation was signed into law on november 9, 2000. unfortunately, a 2006 decision by one state's tax court is wholly inconsistent with the inat the present time of the 2000 law and due to the use of

Brian Baird

0:45:06 to 0:45:26( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: the word of, instead of in, the court believes it applies to the workers -- to waterways that is owned by more than one state. law. and i happen to know about the intent because i authored the this legislation today makes a

Brian Baird

0:45:27 to 0:45:46( Edit History Discussion )

Brian Baird: slight wording change to clarify that the law is intepped todd apply to all interstate waterway workers on all waterways. it is my hope that this minor change will make sure that states are pronted in taxing a

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