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House Proceeding 10-29-07 on Oct 29th, 2007 :: 1:38:33 to 1:41:39
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Stephanie Tubbs Jones

1:35:27 to 1:38:33( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Stephanie Tubbs Jones

1:38:24 to 1:38:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephanie Tubbs Jones: so i'm pleased to yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 740 as amended.

John S. Tanner

1:38:33 to 1:38:45( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection

John S. Tanner

1:38:33 to 1:41:39( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John S. Tanner

John S. Tanner

1:38:45 to 1:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the gentleman from tennessee. mr. tanner: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, h.res. 747. the speaker pro

John S. Tanner

1:38:59 to 1:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 747, resolution recognizing the religious and historical significance of the festival of diwali. the speaker

John S. Tanner

1:39:06 to 1:39:18( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from tennessee, mr. tanner, and the gentlewoman from florida, ms. ros-lehtinen, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman

John S. Tanner

1:39:18 to 1:39:29( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: from tennessee. mr. tanner: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and to include extraneous material on

John S. Tanner

1:39:29 to 1:39:48( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: the resolution under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. tanner: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. our colleague and my friend,

John S. Tanner

1:39:48 to 1:40:06( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: mr. wilson of south carolina, introduced this resolution that seeks to recognize the significance of the festival of diwali. diwali is celebrated as victory of good over evil for some and

John S. Tanner

1:40:06 to 1:40:21( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: as a remembrance of liberation for others. ultimately, it is a day of joy celebrated annually by-dues, sikhs, buddhists, and jains througho the united states and the world. this resolution

John S. Tanner

1:40:21 to 1:40:40( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: honors this holiday and those who cherish its message. there are few religious holidays that are celebrated by multitude of faiths, and it is a tribute to the diversity of india and our country

John S. Tanner

1:40:40 to 1:40:56( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: that we have such a rich reconciliation -- religious value. it has brought the united states and india closer together through the years. much has been said about our two countries being natural

John S. Tanner

1:40:56 to 1:41:06( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: partners in this war and the importance of having multiethnic, multiculturalnd multireligious societies cannot be overemphasized. for these reasons i look forward to celebrating this festiv al

John S. Tanner

1:41:06 to 1:41:16( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: and strongly support the resolution. mr. speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from florida.

John S. Tanner

1:41:16 to 1:41:26( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: ms. ros-lehtinen: thank yoleu so much, mr. speaker. and i'm proud to yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you. i

John S. Tanner

1:41:26 to 1:41:39( Edit History Discussion )

John S. Tanner: rise in support of house resolution 747, which recognizes the significance of the festival of diwali. i want to extend my appreciation to the gentleman from south carolina, mr. wilson,

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:41:39 to 1:41:58( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: for his leadership on this issue and so many others that are -- so many issues that are affecting u.s. relations with india and indian americans. mr. speaker, as my colleagues know, because

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

1:41:39 to 1:43:29( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

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