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Senate Proceeding 02-12-08 on Feb 12th, 2008 :: 0:59:42 to 1:02:08
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Christopher Dodd

0:59:42 to 0:59:58( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: of record record. the presiding officer: without objection, so orred. the presiding officer: the question is on the amendment. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: ~ vote: the presiding officer:

Christopher Dodd

0:59:42 to 1:02:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Christopher Dodd

Christopher Dodd

0:59:58 to 1:00:16( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: amendment 397 -9 d is the not agreed to -- amendment 3979 is not agreed to. a senator: i move to reconsider. a senator: move to lay it on the table. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered.

Christopher Dodd

1:00:16 to 1:00:46( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: the presiding officer: there are two minutes of time on senator dodd's amendment and there are two minutes of time to discuss the amendment and the time limits will be enforced. take conversations

Christopher Dodd

1:00:46 to 1:00:56( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: outside of the senate, please. the senate will come to order, please. take your conversations out into the hall, please. the senator from connecticut. mr. dodd: u thank my colleague from wisconsin for his

Christopher Dodd

1:00:56 to 1:01:09( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: cosponsorship of this amendment along with a number of other er member whose have joined us. i thank the chairman and ranking member the my colleagues should s know initially the administration sought

Christopher Dodd

1:01:09 to 1:01:22( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: to grant immunity it all participants in this telecommunications surveillance program. the chairman andth the ranking member disagreed with that. however, they have provided retroactive immunity to some

Christopher Dodd

1:01:22 to 1:01:33( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: 16 phone companies. one of the phone companies refused to comply with the five-year surveillance program grant gooded without a warrant, without a court order. i believe it's dangerous in setting a precedent,

Christopher Dodd

1:01:33 to 1:01:43( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: today, to brnt that retroactive immunity without insistingt the courts, as they are designed to do, should determine the legality or illegality of this program. there are four committees of the

Christopher Dodd

1:01:43 to 1:01:54( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: united states congress that have considered this issue. three of the committees have rejected retroactive immunity. only the intelligence committee of this body has decided to include it. i believe we ought

Christopher Dodd

1:01:54 to 1:02:08( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher Dodd: to strike that provision and allow the court it do their job. that's what this amendment does. i urge its adoption. the presiding officer: who yields time? mr. bond: mr. president, this liability provision

Christopher S. Bond

1:02:08 to 1:02:23( Edit History Discussion )

Christopher S. Bond: is an essential part of this bill. if we permit lawsuits to go ahead against carriers alleged to have participated in the program, there will be more disclosures in discovery and pleadings of the means

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