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House Proceeding on Oct 23rd, 2009 :: 0:22:25 to 0:23:20
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:22:21 to 0:22:42( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: i concur with the gentleman on his concern and we will accept the amendment. at this point i yield to the gentleman from maryland, chair of the subcommittee. mr. cummings: thank you, mr. oberstarfor your comnts, thank you for yielding. we have already done basically what the gentleman wants done. i just want to add something,

Elijah E. Cummings

0:22:25 to 0:23:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

0:22:43 to 0:23:06( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: mr. oberstar, and that is that this has been something that our subcomttee has -- this fishing proble and safety is something we have taken extremely serious. the bureau of labor statistics names commercial fishing as the most hazardous occupation in the united states. for the period from 1994 through

Elijah E. Cummings

0:23:07 to 0:23:23( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: 2004, 641 fisher men and women lost their lives on fishing vessels. we take it very s i also want to thank the gentleman for constantly making sure that we do what -- you're hoping we would do.

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