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House Proceeding 12-11-07 on Dec 11th, 2007 :: 3:57:16 to 3:59:48
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3:56:57 to 3:57:16( Edit History Discussion )

budget office informally estimates that this section of the resolution would save the taxpayers $30 million over 10 years. i would note that this savings funds the vision burial and work study provisions

John Boozman

3:57:16 to 3:57:32( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: in this bill. also inclooded in title 3 is the provision that i extends work study jobs through june, 2009. current law allows work study recipients to perform work study duties as well as

John Boozman

3:57:16 to 3:59:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Boozman

John Boozman

3:57:32 to 3:57:44( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: veteran-related paperwork. congress extended the provision for six months in po 10961. i am pleased that we are able to extend this provision even further in this bill. mr. speaker, i urge

John Boozman

3:57:44 to 3:57:53( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: my colleagues to support h. res. 855 which would amend h.r. 797 as amended. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the gentleman from

John Boozman

3:57:53 to 3:58:06( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: california. mr. filner: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from colorado. mr. lamborn: mr. speaker, i would yield such time as he may consume, to my

John Boozman

3:58:06 to 3:58:19( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: colleague, the gentleman from arizona, mr. boozman.bo the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. boozman: h.r. 855 is a very, very good bill and i appreciate ms. baldwin working

John Boozman

3:58:19 to 3:58:38( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: so hard. i think we could use the t adjective tirelessly on this one, in order to bring it forward. it has two provisions that i'm especially pleased to support. i'm pleased that this bill

John Boozman

3:58:38 to 3:58:52( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: would help veterans with visual disabilities. to put this in perspective, v.a. compensates 13,000 veterans for blindness in one eye. d.o.d. statistics show that 1,069 service members has experienced eye

John Boozman

3:58:52 to 3:59:04( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: disabilities and some are receiving compensation. and let us not forget with the number of traumatic brain injury, cashts and those that have gone undiagnosed, many of them will experience

John Boozman

3:59:04 to 3:59:21( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: visual impairment as a result of those injuries. thanks to ms. baldwin's work in bringing this forward, the change in this law will make sure that all of these individuals will be treated

John Boozman

3:59:21 to 3:59:34( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: fairly. i'm also gaitly pleased that we have been able to fund reinstatement of the g.i. provisions of the work study program. they will benefit the veterans at large by increasing the resources

John Boozman

3:59:34 to 3:59:48( Edit History Discussion )

John Boozman: available to assist v.a. employees in accomplishing their mission. mr. sp eaker, this is a very good bill, and i urge my colleagues to support it. i also want to thank mr. filner and his staff

3:59:48 to 4:00:01( Edit History Discussion )

for again bringing this forward along with mr. buyer, the ranking member, and the staff over here. again, this is a very good bill and i urge support of its passage with my colleagues. i yield

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