Floor Statements 2011

September 20, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 2944, which will extend the United States Parole Commission's authority for an additional 3 years. The current authority is set to expire ...
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September 20, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I'm pleased to support H.R. 2189, the Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2011.The bill would require local, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies to report...
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July 29, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the NASA Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars program.In 1986, under the leadership of Dr....
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July 29, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, this rule provides for debate of legislation that was slapped together behind closed doors, providing for trillions of dollars in unspecified cuts....
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July 29, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I would like to bring that up because the legislation that we considered earlier today had a provision that required a constitutional amendment that is mislabeled....
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July 29, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Chairman, I rise in opposition to the amendment. Our focus today ought to be on jobs. And as some of my colleagues have already said, funding the arts creates jobs....
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July 28, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, we're talking about being serious. And here we're considering a $2 trillion bill, $200 billion a year, slapped together behind closed doors and sprung on the House ...
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July 25, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I thank the gentlelady for yielding. If we are going to talk about how bad the budget situation is now, I think it makes sense to explain how we got here....
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July 19, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia. I rise today in opposition to an unfortunate trend that seems to be creeping up all over the country: laws requiring voters to show some form of photo ID before voting....
July 19, 2011
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I oppose this legislation, and I would like to focus my comments on the balanced budget amendment because the dirty little secret about the balanced budget amendmen...
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