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Senate Proceeding on Jan 22nd, 2009 :: 2:34:30 to 2:37:10
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Johnny Isakson

2:34:27 to 2:34:47( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: tabling them or having votes on them after people have had enough debate on them. mr. isakson: will the leader yield for yeah? mr. reid: sure. mr. isakson: this is one compound sentence explanation. do you want me to do it now or later. mr. reid: lay it down. mr. isakson: later? mr. reid: lay it down.

Johnny Isakson

2:34:30 to 2:37:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

2:34:48 to 2:35:09( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: mr. reid: yes. mr. isakson: thank you, sir. i suggest the absence of a quorum. i can offer it. ok. mr. president, i'd like to lay down amendment number isakson amendment. the presiding officer: without objection, the pending amendment is set aside. and the clerk will amendment.

Johnny Isakson

2:35:10 to 2:35:30( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: the clerk: the senate from georgia, senator isakson, proposes amendment 37, on page seven strike lines 11,020 and insert the following, section 6 effective day, a, in general, this by this date of b claims, this act of the

Johnny Isakson

2:35:31 to 2:35:54( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: amendments made by this act shall apply to each claim of discrimination in compensation under title 7 of the civil rights act of 1964. 42 u.s. discrimination and employment section 503 of the americans with disabilities act of 1990,

Johnny Isakson

2:35:55 to 2:36:15( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: and rehabilitation act of 1973. mr. isakson: mr. presi would ask unanimous consent that the rest of the reading be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. isakson: mr. president, would it be appropriate for me now to give that one-line explanation or wait until manager of the andment's back? the manager of the bill's

Johnny Isakson

2:36:16 to 2:36:36( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: go ahead now? mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from georgia is recognized. mr. isakson: amendment number 37 does a very simple thing. it says that the provisions of this legislation take effect on the day the legislation becomes law and is not retroactive, which is obviously the intent of everything that we do. so any case that had been

Johnny Isakson

2:36:37 to 2:36:58( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: adjudicated in the past would not be reope after this date would be governed by the new provisions of the law as they are in the new legislation. and i think it is a simple, straightforward amendment, and i ask appropriate -- adoption at the

Johnny Isakson

2:36:59 to 2:37:09( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: appropriate time. mrs. hutchison: mr. president, i suggest the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk

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