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House Proceeding 12-17-07 on Dec 17th, 2007 :: 0:41:39 to 0:43:34
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Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:41:39 to 0:41:56( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: ms. foxx: thank you, mr. speaker. i'd like to echo the sentiments of my colleague and express support for h.r. 1374, which authorizes the sale of 114 acres in the apalachicola national forest in florida.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:41:39 to 0:43:34( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:41:56 to 0:42:04( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the proceeds of which can be used only to purchase private in holdings from willing sellers. h.r. 1374 passed the nagorno-karabakh committee last week by voice vote -- passed the agriculture committee

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:42:04 to 0:42:18( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: last week by voice vote. the land proposed for sale is a small tract that is extremely difficult for the u.s. forest service to manage given its proximity to the city of tallahassee and

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:42:18 to 0:42:30( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the surrounding development. properties such as this which contribute little to meeting the forest service mission unfortunately diverts scarce resources from other lands that need managed -- management.

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:42:30 to 0:42:44( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: in addition to relieving the forest service of the management problems this tract creates, the bill will also help the agency reduce the number of private in holdings will be the forest if

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:42:44 to 0:42:55( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: the private owners are interested in selling. in holdings are a common problem throughout many national forests in the east and create significant access and management issues for the landowners

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:42:55 to 0:43:08( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: and the agency. i urge adoption of this bipartisan legislation. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady reserves.es mr. peterson: mr. speaker, i now yield

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:43:08 to 0:43:21( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: such time as he may consume to the author of the bill, mr. boyd, from florida. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida is recognized for such time as he may consume. mr. boyd: i ask

Eleanor Holmes Norton

0:43:21 to 0:43:34( Edit History Discussion )

Eleanor Holmes Norton: unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. boyd: mr. speaker, i want to thank my friend, distinguished chairman of the house agriculture

Darrell E. Issa

0:43:34 to 0:43:49( Edit History Discussion )

Darrell E. Issa: committee, mr. peterson, for granting me time to speak on behalf s of this legislation and also thank him and the ranking memberan, mr. goodlatte, and his representativees for supporting this

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