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House Proceeding 10-22-09 on Oct 22nd, 2009 :: 1:15:25 to 1:17:25
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:15:21 to 1:15:41( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: further down the line to enactment. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from minnesota. mr. oberstar: how much time remains on our side? the chair: the gentleman has six minutes remaining. mr. oberstar: i yield three minutes to the gentleman from maryland, chairman of t subcommittee. the chair: the gentleman from maryland is recognized for three minutes. mr. cummings: i rise today in

Elijah E. Cummings

1:15:25 to 1:17:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:15:42 to 1:16:03( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: strong support of the manager's amendment and i again amend -- commend chairman oberstar, whose work on this legislation and dedication to overseeing the coast guard and the entire marine transportation system. i also take this opportunity to thank the chairman for the support he has given me as the subcommittee chair and

Elijah E. Cummings

1:16:04 to 1:16:24( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: throughout my membership on the transportation and infrastructure committee. the amendment offered by the chairman covers a number of subjects and in the interest of time i will note just a few of these. this amendment would require that state and local law enforcement engage in enforcing coast guard imposed security zones around certain daerous

Elijah E. Cummings

1:16:25 to 1:16:45( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: resources, personnel, and experience they need to carry out the security responsibilities they have been engaged to perform. further, the amendment would require the coast guard to report annually on the resource defish senies they have pertaining to the enforcement of security zones around hazardous material shipments. these provisions are not

Elijah E. Cummings

1:16:46 to 1:17:06( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: directed at any single material or terminal, but rather are intended to ensure that the most dangerous materials transported on the water are moved safely and that chemicals that could put entire communities at risk against the threats we know exist. the manager's amendment would also address a number of other issues, including requiring an

Elijah E. Cummings

1:17:07 to 1:17:25( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: assessment of technologies that can combat the small boat security threat, several statutes governing the issuance of twic cards and addressing critical licensing issues. in the interest of time will i end my statement here by urging the adoption of th

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