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Senate Proceeding 05-13-09 on May 13th, 2009 :: 0:23:55 to 0:25:50
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Johnny Isakson

0:23:52 to 0:24:12( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: the following, section 053, g.a.o. study and report on language, (a), study, the comptroller general of the united states will conduct a study -- consent further reading be dispensed. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. mr. isakson: briefly, mr. president, i have high regard for senator gillibrand's amendment d the intent of the

Johnny Isakson

0:23:55 to 0:25:50( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

0:24:13 to 0:24:33( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: amendment and i understand the practical application of what could happen. i know in my home state of georgia in one school system, there are 178 different languages spoken in that county and the application would cause in gwinette county, 178 different credit reports and 178 different languages to meet the

Johnny Isakson

0:24:34 to 0:24:54( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: law. i respect and understand the difference, difficult that influencecy can make in someone's ability to read and do financial affairs. however, before we were to require of all the credit reporting agencies they publish all credit reports and make them available in every language that could be spoken in the united states, we conduct a study through g.a.o. to ensure that we

Johnny Isakson

0:24:55 to 0:25:17( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: understand the relationship between influencecy and financial affairs on the part of an individual and understand the consequences of this amendment. this gives us one year to study and make the final decision based on facts rather than forcing an automatic imposition of credit reports being public accomplished in a variety of

Johnny Isakson

0:25:18 to 0:25:35( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: different languages can could be well in excess of 100 and i appreciate the consideration of the senate and i yield back my ti and i suggest the absence of a the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll.

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