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House Proceeding on Dec 19th, 2007 :: 3:35:24 to 3:38:21
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Janice D. Schakowsky

3:29:57 to 3:35:24( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Janice D. Schakowsky

Janice D. Schakowsky

3:35:11 to 3:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Janice D. Schakowsky: bill directs the united states sentencing commission to review existing penalties fo r disaster assistance fraud, amend the guidelines as necessary and report back to the judiciary committee

Peter T. King

3:35:24 to 3:35:34( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: of both the house and the senate. the emergency and disaster assistance fraud penalty enhancement act unanimously passed the house back in the 109th congress. tough penalties for criminals

Peter T. King

3:35:24 to 3:38:21( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Peter T. King

Peter T. King

3:35:34 to 3:35:47( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: who prey on innocent disaster victims are long overdue. i urge my colleagues to support s. 863. i once again thank the gentleman from michigan for his leadership on this issue. and i reserve

Peter T. King

3:35:47 to 3:35:58( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from michigan. mr. conyers: madam speaker, i am pleased to yield now two minutes to the member of the judiciary

Peter T. King

3:35:58 to 3:36:14( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: committee, sheila jackson lee of texas. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady is recognized for two nutes. ms. jackson lee: i thank the distinguished chair of the full committee. through

Peter T. King

3:36:14 to 3:36:27( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: his leadership we have had a number of -- huge numbers of solutions being put forward, and i thank him so very much for serving the american people as he has done. let me thank my good friend,

Peter T. King

3:36:27 to 3:36:40( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: mr. chabot, for his leadership, and share some real-life stories. before i do that, mr. speaker, might i ask unanimous consent to remove my name from h.r. 5 -- excuse me -- h.r. 1582 and ask

Peter T. King

3:36:40 to 3:36:52( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: that it appropriately be placed in the record? the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. jackson lee: madam speaker, i have lived through hurricane katrina and rita and

Peter T. King

3:36:52 to 3:37:11( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: spent a number of my days in new orleans, visittinnot only with the victims of hurricane katrina but also subsequently in texas visitting with those in -- impacted by hurricane rita.

Peter T. King

3:37:11 to 3:37:23( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: i also engaged with contractors, workers who indicated that in addition to trying to put themselves forward to do the best work on behalf of the victims, they were victimized. and the victims

Peter T. King

3:37:23 to 3:37:40( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: were victimized over and over and over again. fraudulent work being done, contracts being signed, moneys being promised, and nothing happening. this bill will set the record straight. not

Peter T. King

3:37:40 to 3:37:54( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: only does it send a message in times of disaster to those who will come rushing in to try and provide, if you will, the saving flag or the saving greats, but hopefully it will send a message

Peter T. King

3:37:54 to 3:38:07( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: to local jurisdictions that they must have enormous oversight in ensuring that they are not subjected to criminal penalties. as a member of the homeland security committee, let me also acknowledge

Peter T. King

3:38:07 to 3:38:21( Edit History Discussion )

Peter T. King: chairman thompson in the early days after hurricane katrina. we had oversight hearings over the abuses that were occurring. the lack of oversight by fema. i went into some of the, if you will,

John D. Dingell

3:38:21 to 3:38:32( Edit History Discussion )

John D. Dingell: sites where individuals were being signed up for work or being signed up for benefits. but the aftermath of it was what the shame was. how people were not giving the benefits that they

John D. Dingell

3:38:21 to 3:40:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John D. Dingell

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