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House Proceeding 11-06-07 on Nov 6th, 2007 :: 4:02:55 to 4:06:54
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4:02:20 to 4:02:55( Edit History Discussion )

José E. Serrano: appear in the record at this point. the chair will not at this point determine whether the resolution constitutes a question of privilege that determination will be made at the time designated

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:02:55 to 4:03:07( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: for consideration of the resolution. mr. kucinich: thank you. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentlewoman from the district of columbia rise? ms. norton: i move to suspend

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:02:55 to 4:06:54( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:03:07 to 4:03:17( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the rules and pass h.r. 3495 as amended. a bill to establish a national commission on childrmmen and disasters. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:03:17 to 4:03:29( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: clerk: union calendar number 267. h.r. 3495. a bill to establish a national commission on children and disasters. a national resource center on children and disasters and for other purposes.ot

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:03:29 to 4:03:40( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the speaker pro tempore: pursuant of the rule the gentlewoman from the district of columbia, ms. norton, and the gentleman from missouri, mr. graves, each will control 20 minutes. the chair

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:03:40 to 4:03:55( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: recognizes t gentlewoman from the district of columbia. ms. nortonned i ask unanimous consent that all members may rs have five legislative days within to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:03:55 to 4:04:09( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: material on h.r. 3495. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. norton: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:04:09 to 4:04:23( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: mrs. moreton d mr. speaker, -- ms. norton: mr. speaker, as amends, it is a bill to establish national commission on children's needs as they relate to hazards, all hazards, including major disasters

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:04:23 to 4:04:36( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: and emergencies. i strongly support the creation of this commission because there is no doubt that in diristics, the needs of children -- dire circumstances, the needs of children are different from

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:04:36 to 4:04:49( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the needs of adults. this was one of the many lessons learned from hurricane katrina. over 3,200 children were reported missing or displacedr for the national center for missing and exploited

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:04:49 to 4:05:01( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: children p after hurricane katrina. this bill is a step in the right direction in identifying the needs of children in such conditions and deserves our support. consistent with other commissions,

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:05:01 to 4:05:16( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: this bill provides that the chair and vice chair be chosen from commission members. the role of state and local emergency managers is acknowledged in commission membership along with private

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:05:16 to 4:05:34( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: nonprofit organizations. the committee recognizes that state emergency managers and local emergency managers perform complimentary but not identical functions and therefore recognizes difference in

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:05:34 to 4:05:49( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: a commission such as recognizes that differences in a commission such as this is important. it is important to have because of the differences in a commission such as this, among the purple hearts.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:05:49 to 4:06:04( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: it is important to have both groups represented. the commission will produce an interim report and a final report with specific recommendations which will be sent to congress and to the president.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:06:04 to 4:06:18( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the commission members will serve without pay and be subject to the federal advisory committee actequirements. the amendment authorizes $2 million for fiscal years 2008 and twine for the commission

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:06:18 to 4:06:30( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: work. i commend -- 2009 for the commission work. i commend my good friend and colleague, congresswoman brown for her dell jent work on this bill -- diligent work on this bill. i strongly

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:06:30 to 4:06:43( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: support h.r. 3495 and urge its passage. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman reserves. the gentleman from missouri. mr. graves: i yield mylf such time

Eleanor Holmes Norton

4:06:43 to 4:06:54( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. graves: thank you. the bill introduced creates a national commission for children in disasters. first of all i want to thank chairman

Sam Graves

4:06:54 to 4:07:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sam Graves: oberstar and chairwoman norton for working with us to improve this legislation. i believe that our bipartisan efforts were necessary to assure a fair and balanced commission and i think it's resulted

Sam Graves

4:06:54 to 4:08:51( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sam Graves

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