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Senate Proceeding on Mar 26th, 2009 :: 6:04:30 to 6:05:50
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Richard Burr

6:04:22 to 6:04:43( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: withdraw amendment number 722. the presiding officer: without objection. the amendment is withdrawn. mr. burr: madam president, at this time i'd like to send to the desk an amendment i filed on behalf of myself, mikulski. the presiding officer: the clerk will report t the clerk: the senator from north carolina, mr. bur, for himself and ms. mikulski,

Richard Burr

6:04:30 to 6:05:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Richard Burr

Richard Burr

6:04:44 to 6:05:04( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: mr. consent that the amendment be considered as read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. burr: madam president, i do offer this on behalf of senator mikulski and myself. we have worked diligently over the last several hours to try to fix a previous amendment. we've come to that agreement, and let me just remind my

Richard Burr

6:05:05 to 6:05:26( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: colleagues what we've done is clearly targeted individuals who on a recurring basis deal with vulnerable elderly, and disabled. we have allowed the two-year rampup to remain in the bill. in addition to that, we have

Richard Burr

6:05:27 to 6:05:48( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: left "the and added specific additional exemptions to the bill. this is a good piece of legislation. it should give every member a strong belief that we're doing everything that we think we can to protect those individual populations by making sure that

Richard Burr

6:05:49 to 6:05:50( Edit History Discussion )

Richard Burr: those that volunteer in fact

6:05:49 to 6:06:09( Edit History Discussion )

those that volunteer in fact meet the threshold that we think is appropriate. with that, i would yield the floor. the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. ms. mikulski: madam president, i r cosponsor of the burr-mikulski amendment.

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