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House Proceeding 12-11-07 on Dec 11th, 2007 :: 4:13:26 to 4:14:45
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G. K. Butterfield

4:09:52 to 4:13:26( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: G. K. Butterfield

G. K. Butterfield

4:13:17 to 4:13:26( Edit History Discussion )

G. K. Butterfield: tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlema n from florida. stearns stearns thank you, mr. speaker. i rise in support -- mr. stearns: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise

Cliff Stearns

4:13:26 to 4:13:35( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: in support of this bill, the do not call improvement act. and i thank my colleague from pennsylvania and mississippi for their initiative in making a good bill better. this simply removes

Cliff Stearns

4:13:26 to 4:14:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Cliff Stearns

Cliff Stearns

4:13:35 to 4:13:47( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: the mo requirement for the federal trade commission to automatically remove consumers' mo phone numbers from the registry. my colleagues, the original act would have required consumers to reregister their

Cliff Stearns

4:13:47 to 4:14:01( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: phone number every five years and was intended in part to keep the list accurate and up to date. this will result in tens of millions of americans being dropped off the list each year contrary

Cliff Stearns

4:14:01 to 4:14:12( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: to their intentryion. millions of americans will have to reup, so to speak, to stay on the list. most of them, obviously, their day-to-day life are unaware that their number is about to expire.

Cliff Stearns

4:14:12 to 4:14:24( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: so this bill does a great service. the bill corrects this and will make numbers on the registry permanent but at the same time require the federal trade e commissi on to keep the list accurate

Cliff Stearns

4:14:24 to 4:14:35( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: by simply removing invalid and disconnected phone numbers. so as further assurance of this, the federal trade commission must study and report to congress on the accuracies of these numbers.

Cliff Stearns

4:14:35 to 4:14:45( Edit History Discussion )

Cliff Stearns: i think that's important. we mentioned that earlier in the bill that we're going to have the federal trade commission to report back to us. this is good for the federal trade commission to

4:14:45 to 4:14:55( Edit History Discussion )

come back and talk about the accuracies of these millions and millions of numbers. so i applaud my two colleagues for do that. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore:

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