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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 0:34:15 to 0:35:25
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Charles W. Dent

0:34:11 to 0:34:31( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: offer this amendment and i urge my colleagues to support the amendment and underlying legislation. thank you, mr. speaker. i reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania rise? >> i seek to claim time in opposition to the amendment though i am not necessarily opposed to the amendment. the chair: without objection, five minutes. the gentleman is recognized. mr. dent: this amendment

Charles W. Dent

0:34:15 to 0:35:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Charles W. Dent

Charles W. Dent

0:34:32 to 0:34:52( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: requires the secretary of homeland security to establish a point of contact with the administrator of the e.p.a. the amendment also requires the secretary to notif state and local emergency planning committees of findings that may be necessary to update their emergency plans. this amendment certainly encourages the sharing of information with the appropria people at the state and local level. those responsible for developing

Charles W. Dent

0:34:53 to 0:35:13( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: emergency planning and training procedures. while the bill envisions this sharing, the amendment certainly makes it explicit. additionally this bill requires contact for the e.p.a. administrator. knowing how bad bure crass can be, we certainly understand the need of legislating communication between two agencies ensuring the state and local first responders are

Charles W. Dent

0:35:14 to 0:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Charles W. Dent: included sharing regimes. i should point out my good friend, mr. pascrell, from new jersey has a smile on his face still from the new york yankees vick trib over my philadelphia phillies. i hat off my chest

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