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Senate Proceeding on Sep 4th, 2007 :: 1:38:03 to 1:41:12
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Kay Hutchison

1:36:43 to 1:38:03( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kay Hutchison

Kay Hutchison

1:37:50 to 1:38:03( Edit History Discussion )

Kay Hutchison: 2656. strike all all after the enacting clause -- mr. reed: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that the read reading of the amendment be dispenses dispenses ed with. the presiding officer:

Jack Reed

1:38:03 to 1:38:18( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: without objection. mr. reed: i'm pleased to bring the military construction and veterans affairs appropriations bill to the senate. this is a unique bill, it is the first that will be considered your honor

Jack Reed

1:38:03 to 1:41:12( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jack Reed

Jack Reed

1:38:18 to 1:38:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: under the requirements of s. 1, the honest leadership around open government act of 2007. on august 2, 2007, the senate approved s. 1 by a vote of 81-14 clearing it for signature. bh signed by the

Jack Reed

1:38:26 to 1:38:47( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: president, this ethics reform legislation will significantly improve the transparency and accountability of the legislative process. although the white house has requested the senate not submit the

Jack Reed

1:38:47 to 1:38:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: legislation to the president until he returns from his over overseas travels, i want to en ensure senators that we intend a bide the rirnlts of s. 1 during the consideration of this bill. the legislation

Jack Reed

1:38:52 to 1:38:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: requires that the chairman of the committee of jurisdiction certify that certain information related to congressionally directed spending be identified and that the required information be available on

Jack Reed

1:38:59 to 1:39:11( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: congressional web site in a searchable format at least 48 hours behalf vote on the pending bill. the information required includes identification of the congressionally directed spending and the

Jack Reed

1:39:11 to 1:39:22( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: name of the senator who requested such spending. this information is contained in the committee report numbered 1 110-85 dated june 18, 2007, and has been available on the internet for over two months.

Jack Reed

1:39:22 to 1:39:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: in addition, pursuant to standards required by chairman byrd and senator cochran, letters from each member with the congressionally directed spending item or accompanying a report are available on

Jack Reed

1:39:33 to 1:39:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: the internet certifying that neither the senator nor his his or her spouse has a pee keenaire interest in such spending item. i am submitting for the record a certification by the chairman of

Jack Reed

1:39:52 to 1:40:03( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: the committee on appropriations. thank you, mr. president. mr. president, before yielding to senator hutchison, i would like to just thank chairman byrd and senator cochran for their leadership in bringing

Jack Reed

1:40:03 to 1:40:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: this bill to the floor. also i would like to thank the ranking member of our subcommittee, senator hutchison, for his nudge knowledge and experience on the subcommittee and her dedication to the veterans

Jack Reed

1:40:13 to 1:40:27( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: have been a tremendous asset in developing this bill. and i am particularly pleased to bring the bill to the floor today in anticipation of welcoming senator johnson back. he is our subcommittee chairman.

Jack Reed

1:40:27 to 1:40:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: he will return tomorrow. this bill is a testament to senator johnson's tenacity in the face of diversity, to his leadership. he was involved in the process during his recuperation. and he, too, shares the

Jack Reed

1:40:41 to 1:40:52( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: deep concern for the nation's military families and veterans s. i am deeply honored that we advance this bill on the floor today for him. and i would yield to the senator from texas. mrs. hutchison:

Jack Reed

1:40:52 to 1:41:12( Edit History Discussion )

Jack Reed: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senior senator from texas. mrs. hutchison: i would like to thank the senator from rhode island for allowing allowing me to speak before he gives his major talk

Kay Hutchison

1:41:12 to 1:41:21( Edit History Discussion )

Kay Hutchison: about the bill itself because of time constraints, and i really appreciate that. it was very nice of him to do that. and i want to at this time quick quickly ask unanimous consent that yvonne

Kay Hutchison

1:41:12 to 1:45:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Kay Hutchison

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