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Senate Proceeding on May 12th, 2010 :: 2:50:05 to 2:50:45
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James Webb

2:49:56 to 2:50:17( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: this -- at this point. mr. webb: through the chair, i would thank the chairman for this clarification, and i -- the last thing i want to do in a bill this complex is to tie up the senate in procedural votes rather than votes of substance. even if i -- even if this poured were raised, it's -- this point

James Webb

2:50:05 to 2:50:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: James Webb

James Webb

2:50:18 to 2:50:38( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: of order were raised, it is my understanding there would be a mandatory vote which would tie us up. so i am not going to call up this amendment, and i very much appreciate what the chairman said about the possibility that it be allowed a vote on other appropriate legislation being considered here in the senate, as i previously stated.

James Webb

2:50:39 to 2:50:45( Edit History Discussion )

James Webb: i believe this is a matter of very eminent fairness. it would be for the body to vote on it.

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