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Senate Proceeding on Sep 17th, 2009 :: 1:42:40 to 1:45:05
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Dianne Feinstein

1:42:36 to 1:42:56( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: look forward to that privilege in the future. i thank the yield the floor. mrs. feinstein: madam president? the presiding offir: the senator from california. mrs. feinstein: if i may, i'd like to thank the ranking member for those very gracious remarks. they are reciprocated in whole. i think his expressions about

Dianne Feinstein

1:42:40 to 1:45:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Dianne Feinstein

1:42:57 to 1:43:17( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: the bill were very well-taken, and we'll just proceed from there. to do before we go to amendments. first of all, i'd like to ask unanimous consent that tomer hassan, an environmental legislative fellow in my office, be granted floor privileges for

Dianne Feinstein

1:43:18 to 1:43:40( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: the pendency of h.r. 2996, the interior aprops bill. the presiding officer: without objection. mrs. feinstein: thank you very much, madam president. i also would like senators to be fully aware that any amendment which proposes to increase spending in one will need to be offset with a area.

Dianne Feinstein

1:43:41 to 1:44:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: the bill is at its allocation level, and the overall effect of the bill's bottom line must remain neutral. not to do so is to create a 60-vote point of order against the amendment. everyone that would like to do an amendment should bear that in mind. i think both of us will fight

Dianne Feinstein

1:44:02 to 1:44:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: vociferously to see that the financial integrity of our bill is continued. i very much appreciate senator alexander pointing out that this is the first time since 2005 that the full senate hasn't had an opportunity to consider this bill. considering the landmarks, the

Dianne Feinstein

1:44:23 to 1:44:46( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: vital asp government, of which people are singularly proud - i mean, you don't hear much criticism about the federal government providing national parks or a service or an environmental protection agency. so this is a bill of which we are very proud.

Dianne Feinstein

1:44:47 to 1:45:05( Edit History Discussion )

Dianne Feinstein: encourage senators to come to the floor is now. we would like to pass this bill as quickly as we can and the floor should be open to amendments. with that in floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the

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