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House Proceeding 11-13-07 on Nov 13th, 2007 :: 2:26:02 to 2:28:47
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Edward J. Markey

2:19:06 to 2:26:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edward J. Markey

Edward J. Markey

2:25:50 to 2:26:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edward J. Markey: pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. markey, and the gentleman from michigan, mr. upton, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from

Fred Upton

2:26:02 to 2:26:42( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: massachusetts. mr. markey: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. mr. speaker, h.r. 3403, introduced by representative gordon, ensures that a consumer calling 911

Fred Upton

2:26:02 to 2:28:47( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fred Upton

Fred Upton

2:27:57 to 2:28:00( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: from an internet phone using vice president cheney: service can do so -- using voip service can do so without a problem. the bill seeks to achieve this goal through two key provisions.

Fred Upton

2:28:00 to 2:28:04( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: the first provision extends liability protections to voip providers. the federal communications commission lax authority to grant liability protection to voip service providers, and, therefore,

Fred Upton

2:28:04 to 2:28:07( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: congress must take action to achieve this policy objective. this is similar to action this subcommittee took in 1999 when such liability protection was accorded to wireless providers. the second

Fred Upton

2:28:07 to 2:28:47( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: key provision in the bill establishes the right of voip providers to access the parts of the 911 infrastructure. they need in order to complete 911 calls for our consumers. this is an important

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