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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 0:56:50 to 1:00:45
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Henry Cuellar

0:56:46 to 0:57:06( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: critical to c.b.p. plow texting nation's bor i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas reserves. recognized. mr. rogers: thank you, mr. speaker. i have no additional speakers. at this time i urge members to suppt the bill and yield back the balance of my the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back balance of his time. the gentleman from texas is recognized. mr. cuellar: thank you, mr.

Henry Cuellar

0:56:50 to 1:00:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Henry Cuellar

Henry Cuellar

0:57:07 to 0:57:27( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cuellar: mr. speaker, thank you. i encourage my colleagues to support this important legislation. mr. engel has been working on along with the ranking member, mr. peter king, from new york. this is a piece of legislation that will help those employees

Henry Cuellar

0:57:28 to 0:57:49( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: who have been working for our country. i would ask all members to legislation. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 1517 as amended. so many as are 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

Henry Cuellar

0:57:50 to 0:58:11( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: resolution is agreed to, and wit reconsider is laid upon the table. mr. cuellar: i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and make a point of order a quorum is t present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will

Henry Cuellar

0:58:12 to 0:58:34( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: be postp for what purpose does the gentlemafrom texas rise? mr. cuellar: mr. speaker, morph that the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 3978. the speaker pro te clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: h.r. 3 979, a bill to amend the implementing recommendations of the 9/11 commission act of 2007 to authorize the secretary of homeland security to accept and

Henry Cuellar

0:58:35 to 0:58:55( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: use gifts or otherwise authorized activities for the center for preparedness related to response to terrorism and for other purposes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from texas, mr. cuellar, and the gentleman from alabama, mr. rogers, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognis the gentleman from texas. mr. cuellar: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all

Henry Cuellar

0:58:56 to 0:59:17( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneo under consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. cuellar: mr. speaker, i rise in support of this bill and i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cuellar: mr. speaker, i rise today in strong support of h.r. 3978, which is sponsored

Henry Cuellar

0:59:18 to 0:59:39( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: by my friend from alabama, mr. rogers. i'm pleased to stand wit rogers on the emergency communication preparedness response subcommittee, his ranking member, and works with in a very bipartisan manner. i thank him for his service. mr. rogers' district is home to the center for domestic preparedness. it is the premier training site for our nation's first

Henry Cuellar

0:59:40 to 1:00:01( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: responders and it is department of homeland security only federally chartered weapons of mass destruction training center. d.h.s. has facilitated training at the center for thousands of first responders from all 50 states, territories, and the district of columbia. given the center's prominence

Henry Cuellar

1:00:02 to 1:00:23( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: in the first responders community, it often receives offers of gifts and donations from a variety of organizations. these donations including training, emergency response equipment, and offers of guest lectures. this would strengthen the center's ability to offer high quality emergency response training.

Henry Cuellar

1:00:24 to 1:00:44( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: unfortunately, the center currently lacks the legal authority at this time to accept this type of services. h.r. 3978 will permit the secretary of homeland security to use these gifts otherwise authoreded activities center of domestic that are related to preparedness for and response to terrorism.

Henry Cuellar

1:00:45 to 1:00:47( Edit History Discussion )

Henry Cuellar: the legislation further directs

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