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House Proceeding 11-06-07 on Nov 6th, 2007 :: 2:26:30 to 2:29:10
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2:26:27 to 2:26:30( Edit History Discussion )

José E. Serrano: of his time. the gentleman from ohio. mr. jordan: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield four minutes to the distinguished gentleman from south carolina. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:30 to 2:26:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: from south carolina is recognized for minutes. mr. wilson: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank mr. clyburn and my colleagues for bringing this resolution to the floor. i am deeply saddened

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:30 to 2:29:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:33 to 2:26:36( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: by the circumstances we are addressing today. as we have all learned, seven students were killed in a house fire that took place at ocean isle beach, north carolina, over a week ago. this tragic

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:36 to 2:26:39( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: accident reminds us all how precious life is and i want to express my condolences to the families and friends of these students. as the university of south carolina law school graduate and parent

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:39 to 2:26:43( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: of a current clemson student, i have grown to know the strength and character of these communities. i have had the privilege of getting to know many of their students, faculty, and administrators

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:43 to 2:26:46( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: all my life. under the leadership of u.s.c. president andrew sorenson and clemson president jim barker, the students and families of these two universities have found comfort and kinship during

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:46 to 2:26:49( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: this difficult time. i also want to extend my heartfelt condolences to the sigma alphapsilon fraternity and delta, delta sorority who lost members in this tragic fire. my father and mother were

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:49 to 2:26:52( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: members of these two u.s.c. organizations respectively. as a member of a paternity with three sons in paternities i know the bonds of these students and al umni how they feel for one another and

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:52 to 2:26:56( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the grief they are experiencing. south carolina's media has been very thoughtful, respectful, and helpful in providing tributes to the students. today we offer our support and comfort to the students

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:56 to 2:26:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: who were injured in this fair ball -- in this terrible accident. we'll continue to pray for their full and speedy recovery. additionally we will recognize the brave members of the local fire departments

Stephen F. Lynch

2:26:59 to 2:27:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and emergency personnel as well as the ocean isle beach citizens who responded to the fire and call for help. again, i want to thank my colleague and long-time friend, congressman jim clyburn,

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:02 to 2:27:05( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: for bringing this resolution to the floor. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr.

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:05 to 2:27:09( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: lynch: mr. speaker, i don't believe i have any more speakers on this matter. the speaker pro tempore: the t gentleman from ohio. n mr. jordan: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:09 to 2:27:12( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. mr. lynch: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the question is will the house

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:12 to 2:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 787. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative,

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:15 to 2:27:18( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to, and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the gent leman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i move

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:18 to 2:27:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: that the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 728. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report theep title of the resolut ion. the clerk: house resolution 728, resolution

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:21 to 2:27:25( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: expressing the support and sympathy of the house of representatives and the people of the united states for the victims of the devastating flooding that occurred across many parts of ohio in august,

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:25 to 2:27:28( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 2007, and commending e communities, volunteer organizations, churches, and emergency response agencies for their continuing work to restore the affected areas across the state. the speaker

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:28 to 2:27:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from ohio, mr. jordan, each willil control 20 minutes. the chai r now recognizes the gentleman from

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:31 to 2:27:35( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, i ask unanimous coent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore:

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:35 to 2:27:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: without objection, so ordered. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, as a member of the house committee on oversight and government reform, i'm pleased to join my colleagues in the consideration of house resolution

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:38 to 2:27:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 728, which is a bill that expresses the support and sympathy of the house of representatives and the people of the united states for the victims of the devastating floods that swept across ohio

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:41 to 2:27:58( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in august of 2007. house resolution 728 which has 51 co-sponsors was introduced by my friend, mr. -- representative jim jordan, on october 10, 2007. house resolution 728 was reported from the oversight

Stephen F. Lynch

2:27:58 to 2:28:07( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: committee on october 23, 2007, by voice vote. mr. speaker, during the week of august 19, 2007, ohio received over 15 inches of rain in a violent storm that swept across the state. firefighters

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:07 to 2:28:21( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: and volunteers from that state performed great acts of heroism in rescuing people from life threatening conditions. the storm caused major flooding that damaged many homes and businesses and

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:21 to 2:28:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the water forced at least 500 families from their homes in several northern ohio towns. governor ted strickland of ohio declared states of emergency in nine countsest in northwest and north central

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:33 to 2:28:44( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: ohio. this was the worst flooding for ohio since 1913. i now rise in support of the victims in this disaster and commend the state, local, and federal officials and emergency personnel for their

Stephen F. Lynch

2:28:44 to 2:29:00( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: response to this crisis situation. mr. speaker, i commend my colleague, representative jordan, for seeking to express support and sympathy for the ohio flood victims.. mr. speaker, at this time i reserve

Stephen F. Lynch

2:29:00 to 2:29:10( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: the balance of my time. . zd mr. >> i too rise in support of this resolution. obviously as a result of theive devastating floods this summer we had -- of these devastating st floods this summer

James Jordan

2:29:10 to 2:29:25( Edit History Discussion )

James Jordan: we had eight counties declared disaster counties in our state. four and a half of those counties i have the privilege of representing. the other three and a half counties were representited by our

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