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Senate Proceeding 03-01-11 on Mar 1st, 2011 :: 2:10:45 to 2:13:25
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Patrick Leahy

2:10:37 to 2:11:02( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: the american inventors in this country. mr. leahy: and i -- the presiding officer: the senator from vermont. mr. leahy: madam president, if the senator would yield, he -- he raised some questions with me me. we worked both in the committee and out of the committee with respect for each other's position.

Patrick Leahy

2:10:45 to 2:13:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Patrick Leahy

Patrick Leahy

2:11:03 to 2:11:25( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: i appreciate his work in the committee to expedite getting the bill out of committee, because, like he, i believe this is extraordinarily important to level the playing field and allow american innovators to be able to compete with the rest of the world as well as compete within our country. and so i compliment the -- i

Patrick Leahy

2:11:26 to 2:11:47( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: compliment the senator and, as he knows, i've included his proposal in the -- in the managers' amendment because i felt it was a good proposal. the presiding officer: the senator from vermont. mr. leahy: i ask unanimous consent that the time until 5:00

Patrick Leahy

2:11:48 to 2:12:13( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: p.m. be for debate on the leahy-grassley amendment number 121, as modified. which i believe is pending? the presiding officer: it is one of the pending amendments. mr. leahy: okay. i ask unanimous consent that the time until 5:00 p.m. be for debate on the leahy-grassley amendment number 121, as

Patrick Leahy

2:12:14 to 2:12:36( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: modified, and the vitter-toomey amendment number 112 as modified en bloc and divided between the two leaders or their designees. that upon the use or yielding back of time, the senate proceed to a vote in relation to the leahy-grassley amendment number 121, as modified, that upon disposition of the leahy-grassley amendment, the

Patrick Leahy

2:12:37 to 2:13:02( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: senate vote in relation to the vitter for toomey amendment number 112, as modified, the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate and there be no amendments in order to any of the amendments listed in this agreement prior to the vote. and, further, that the vitter amendment number 113, as modified, be withdrawn. the presiding officer: without

Patrick Leahy

2:13:13 to 2:13:26( Edit History Discussion )

Patrick Leahy: objection, so ordered. mr. leahy: madam presi suggest the absenc the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. mr. leahy: madam president, i ask consent the time be charged equally. the presiding officer: without

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