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House Proceeding 11-06-09 on Nov 6th, 2009 :: 0:41:40 to 0:43:45
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Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:41:21 to 0:41:41( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: other side of the aisle, allowing amendments in the amenent process, frankly i remember sitting in 311 the room of homeland security committee when we were in the minority and the cooperation that we worked on on this legislation dealing with our farmers. each step of the way we have

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:41:40 to 0:43:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Sheila Jackson-Lee

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:41:42 to 0:42:02( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: made every effort to be responsive to the needs of the security of this nation and as well to the elements of which my good friends speak of. .

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:42:03 to 0:42:23( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: i'd like to thank chairman markey of my subcommittee. had any number of hearings to answer the question why. and so i stand here today in the backdrop of recognizing the importance of securing the nati. and might i just for a moment indicate, mr. chairman, that i

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:42:24 to 0:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: come from texas. and i'd be remiss not to acknowdge the devastation of yesterday. of course, we heard of another tragedy today in florida. but my sympathy to the families of those 13 dead and 31 wounded. never again. that is why we stand here today as homeland security members. the gentleman's amendment would

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:42:45 to 0:43:07( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: extend the current chemical security program for another three years without any of the security enhancements we included in h.r. 2868. section 550 of the fiscal year 2007 appropriations, a provision that the gentleman from pennsylvania seeking to extend, was just a page and a half long and had many effiencies.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:43:08 to 0:43:30( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: he's eliminating the secure technology for chemical facilities, the same facilities that are in the eye of the storm. and, of course, he apparently does not believe that it is important to protect workers, to improve the program so that the deficiencies in the current chemical facility security program by including provisions

Sheila Jackson-Lee

0:43:31 to 0:43:46( Edit History Discussion )

Sheila Jackson-Lee: that strengthen enforcement, to provide workers subject to b to adequate redress and strengthens whistleblower protections. our challenge is to be fair.

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