Floor Statements 2011

December 20, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Mr. Speaker, some have suggested that we're choosing between 1 year and 2 months. The fact is that by rejecting the Senate bill, which would have created certainty for 2 months, ...
December 16, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I am honored to rise, on behalf of Congressman ROB WITTMAN, Congressman SCOTT RIGELL, and myself, to call attention to a group of young students from Hampton, Virgi...
December 13, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 313, a bill that does not make us any safer. In our zealousness to make drug laws as tough as possible, we are now considering an expan...
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December 7, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, this bill will place over 40 chemical compounds on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act at a time when only eight of these substances can even be found in th...
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November 18, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, we've heard a lot about the Members on the other side of the aisle trying to take credit for the fiscal responsibility in the 1990s....
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November 17, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, the supporters of this legislation have spoken at length about how nice it would be to balance the budget and how dangerous deficits are....
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November 16, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, H.R. 822 will harm public safety. That's why law enforcement organizations such as the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the Major Cities Chiefs Assoc...
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November 15, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, this bill undermines public safety, and that's why law enforcement organizations oppose the bill. It's said that this is no national law established by this legislation....
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October 26, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor Dr. Katherine Goble Johnson. Dr. Johnson, a retired 33-year employee of the NASA Langley Research Center is to be honored at a banquet on Satu...
October 6, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate a storied institution of faith in the Third Congressional District. This year, St. Philip's Episcopal Church is celebrating its 150th a...

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