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House Proceeding 11-17-09 on Nov 17th, 2009 :: 1:38:05 to 1:47:00
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:38:02 to 1:38:23( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: the ship, cre i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from m mr. cummings: thank you, mr. speaker. may i inquire as to how much time we have left? gentleman from maryland has 1/2 minutes. mr. cummings: we have no additional -- we have no additional testimony.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:38:05 to 1:47:00( Edit History Discussion )
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Elijah E. Cummings

1:38:24 to 1:38:45( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: i'd yield to the gentleman. mr. lobiondo: mr. speaker, we are eased to support the legislation, congratulate the sponsor, thank mr. oberstar, mr. cummings, and the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from maryland. mr. cummings: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. i want to make very clear, mr. speaker, that this was an

Elijah E. Cummings

1:38:46 to 1:39:06( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: effort of the victim the cruise ship industry. as chairman oberstar said, there was a lot of work that went into this legislation with folks actually sitting down and coming up with reasonable balanced solutions to these i want to thank all of the folks that did that. i also take a moment to thank

Elijah E. Cummings

1:39:07 to 1:39:28( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: mr. lobiondo and certainly mr. mica and definitely our chairman, mr. oberstar. this is one of those bipartisan efforts that has y win-win-win. a win for certainly for this congress. a win for those people who find themselves taking a vacation on

Elijah E. Cummings

1:39:29 to 1:39:49( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: cruise ships and certainly a win for law enforcement as they try to make sure that they address any kind of issue may come up. and the industry. so we have -- it's a win-win-win-win. i think that what we've done is approach this from a very -- in a very balanced way, a very

Elijah E. Cummings

1:39:50 to 1:40:10( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: measured way, but in a way which addresses all of the issues that we attempted to address. and certainly we thank victims who have had difficult circumstances to happen to them, for bringing their testimony. the chairman -- as chairman oberstar said, th

Elijah E. Cummings

1:40:11 to 1:40:31( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: this kind of testimony is very difficult for someone to present themselves not only to the congress but on c-span and for the world to hear what they went through but yet the fact is they sacrifice have this kind of this legislation. with ti would urge our colleagues to vote for this

Elijah E. Cummings

1:40:32 to 1:40:53( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: legislation, and with that, mr. chairman, i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. all time has expired. the question is will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 3360. as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 -- mr. cummings: mr. speaker, i

Elijah E. Cummings

1:40:54 to 1:41:18( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: ask for a recorded vote, the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: does the gentleman ask for the yeas and nays? the yeas and nays are requested. all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient arisen, the yande. -- the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will

Elijah E. Cummings

1:41:25 to 1:41:46( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from maryland rise? mr. cummings: mr. speaker, i move to suspend the rules and pass the resolution, h.res. 891, as amended, expressing the gratitude of the house of representatives for the service to our nation of the coast guard and marine corps aircraft pilots and crewmembers lost off

Elijah E. Cummings

1:41:47 to 1:42:07( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: the coast of california on october 29, 2009. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 891 , resolution expressing the gratitude of the house representatives for the service to our nation of the coast guard and marine corps aircraft pilots and crew tls members lost off the coast of

Elijah E. Cummings

1:42:08 to 1:42:30( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: california on october 29, 2009. -- and crewmembers lost off coast of california on october 29, 2009, and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from maryland, mr. cummings, and the gentleman from new jersey, mr. lobiondo, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from maryland. mr. cummings: mr. speaker, i ask unan members may have five legislative days to revise and

Elijah E. Cummings

1:42:31 to 1:42:51( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: extend their remarks and to include extraneous material on h.res. 891. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cummings: mr. speaker, i also ask unanimous consent to insert into the record an exchange of letters between are th and infrastructure and the committee on armed services. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cummin yield myself such time as i may consume.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:42:52 to 1:43:14( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cummings: mr. speaker, today i rise in strong support of h.res. 891 as amended, a resolution expressing the gratitude of the house of representatives for the service of the aircrew members of the coast guard aircraft 1705 and

Elijah E. Cummings

1:43:15 to 1:43:38( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: marine corps ah-1 supercobra helicopter who were lost when these aircraft collided near san clemente island, california, on october 29 of this year. onboard the coast guard c-130 was seven coast guard who were conducting a search and rescue mission at the time of the terrible accident.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:43:39 to 1:44:01( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: these crewmembers were lieutenant commander barnes, a seven-year coast guard veteran, who commanded coast guard 1705 and is survived by his and three brothers, including a twin brother. lieutenant adam w. bryant,

Elijah E. Cummings

1:44:02 to 1:44:25( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: co-pilot of the 1705, and a 2003 graduate of the coast guard academy who is survived by his parents and brother. chief petty air officer, the flight engineer who had served more than 20 years in the coast guard and is survived by his wife, parents and brother.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:44:26 to 1:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: petty officer second class carl rianas, the cg-1705 navigat who is the father of a young son and whose wife is expecting a daughter. petty officer second class monica beachham, the flight's husband and a young daughter to

Elijah E. Cummings

1:44:47 to 1:45:07( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: mourn. petty officer second class jason l.s. moleski, an aircrew member survived by his fiancee, parents and two sisters.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:45:08 to 1:45:29( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: and petty officer danny, drop master, survived by his parents and two brothers. onboard the marine corps ah-1 supercobra were two major samuel lay who served two tours in iraq and whose service in the marine corps maintained

Elijah E. Cummings

1:45:30 to 1:45:52( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: his families' long tradition of military service. and first lieutenant thomas clay burn. these individuals dedicated their lives to serving the united states of america. they protected our nation from the many threats we face.

Elijah E. Cummings

1:45:56 to 1:46:16( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: . their terrible loss is a reminder of the risks that the members of our armed forces face while conducting their many missions. our thoughts and our prayers are with the families of each of these service members and with all the colleagues they have left behind in the united states coast guard and the

Elijah E. Cummings

1:46:17 to 1:46:37( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: marine corps. our thoughts and prayers are also with all of the members of our armed forces who are serving our nation now on the frontlines in afghantan and with the families of the thousands who have given their lives in defense of our great nation's

Elijah E. Cummings

1:46:38 to 1:46:59( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: freedom on those two battlefids in each of our nation's conflicts. i commend congresswoman sanchez, the chair of the committee on homeland security subcommittee onboarder, maritime, and global counterterrorism for her work on h.res. 891. i urge its adoption by the house today and i express my

Elijah E. Cummings

1:47:00 to 1:47:01( Edit History Discussion )

Elijah E. Cummings: gratitude for the service of

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