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House Proceeding on Dec 6th, 2006 :: 7:11:28 to 7:15:27
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Peter A. DeFazio

7:09:15 to 7:11:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter A. DeFazio

Peter A. DeFazio

7:11:10 to 7:11:28( Edit History Discussion )

Peter A. DeFazio: career, though, ruth brown came to the attention of the congress because she was a tireless advocate for the rights of other musicians and artists in the rhythm and blues category. she worked with

Thomas E. Petri

7:11:28 to 7:11:44( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: us to advance the cause of copyright royalty reform so that rhythm and blues artists could at last receive the royalties that they deserved from their music. she also helped found the rhythm and

Thomas E. Petri

7:11:28 to 7:15:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Thomas E. Petri

Thomas E. Petri

7:11:44 to 7:12:09( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: blues foundation in 1988 to recognize, promote and preserve the rhythm and blues music. the important work of this foundation continues to this day. she came to the hill and she worked with

Thomas E. Petri

7:12:09 to 7:12:19( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: not only the judiciary committee but with the congressional black caucus as well. the resolution we introduce today acknowledges the important contributions to american culture and recognize ruth

Thomas E. Petri

7:12:19 to 7:12:33( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: brown for her efforts to reform the royalty system and expresses the house's deepest condolences to the ruth brown family and friends. we remember her as a wonderful, beautiful musician but

Thomas E. Petri

7:12:33 to 7:12:44( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: also as a dedicated fighter for justice in the copyright field that is within our jurisdiction. and so with great regret that we acknowledge the contributions of the late ruth brown. mr. speaker, i reserve

Thomas E. Petri

7:12:44 to 7:12:57( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: the balance of my time, but seeing that there are no other request for time, i will yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan yields back. the chair

Thomas E. Petri

7:12:57 to 7:13:12( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: recognizes the gentleman from wisconsin to close. mr. sensenbrenner: mr. speaker, i also yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the question occurs, will the house suspend the rules and agree to

Thomas E. Petri

7:13:12 to 7:13:23( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: house resolution 1090. those in favor, say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is

Thomas E. Petri

7:13:23 to 7:13:34( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: agreed to and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. sensenbrenner: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass

Thomas E. Petri

7:13:34 to 7:13:47( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: senate 1998, the stolen valor act of 2005. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: senate 1998, an act to amend the reputation and meaning of the medal

Thomas E. Petri

7:13:47 to 7:14:05( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: of honor and other military declarations and awards and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from wisconsin, mr. sensenbrenner, and the gentleman

Thomas E. Petri

7:14:05 to 7:14:14( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: from michigan, mr. conyers, will each control 20 minutes of this debate. the chair now recognizes the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. sensenbrenner: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Thomas E. Petri

7:14:14 to 7:14:27( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: members may have five legislative days within which to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material on s. 1998 currently under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without

Thomas E. Petri

7:14:27 to 7:14:40( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: objection, the gentleman's request is so ordered. mr. sensenbrenner: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. sensenbrenner: mr.

Thomas E. Petri

7:14:40 to 7:14:58( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: speaker, i rise in support of s. 1998, the stolen valor act, which expands existing law prohibiting the fraudulent use of military decorations or medals. the men and women of our armed forces

Thomas E. Petri

7:14:58 to 7:15:14( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: risk their lives every day to preserve america's freedom. they sacrifice for our liberties with courage, pate yosm and hew -- patriotism and humility. they do not seek fame or celebrity status

Thomas E. Petri

7:15:14 to 7:15:27( Edit History Discussion )

Thomas E. Petri: when they are told they're heroes and they often respond, i'm just doing my job. while we can never fully pay our military heroes our debt of gratitude, america honors their service and sacrifice

Rick Boucher

7:15:27 to 7:15:42( Edit History Discussion )

Rick Boucher: with military decorations and medals, such as the purple heart, the bronze star, the navy cross and our nation's highest military decoration, the congressional medal of honor. unfortunately, the

Rick Boucher

7:15:27 to 7:20:42( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rick Boucher

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