Floor Statements

May 8, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 1294, the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act. I want to thank my colleague from Virginia (Mr. Moran)...
May 7, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Mr. Speaker I yield myself such time as I may consume. H. Res. 264 is a bipartisan resolution designed to honor correctional officers and employees by acknowledging and su...
May 3, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, bias-based crimes are an unfortunate reality in this country. This legislation is necessary because existing law, 18 U.S.C....
May 1, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize Bells for Peace, Inc., a non-profit, charitable organization founded within my district in Richmond, Virginia....
May 1, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the 100th birthday of Oliver White Hill, who dedicated his life and legal talents to making the City of Richmond, the Commonwealth of Vir...
April 23, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I wish to offer my sincerest condolences to the family of Congresswoman JUANITA MILLENDER-MCDONALD. My thoughts and prayers go out to them in their time of mourning....
April 23, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Madam Speaker, H. Res. 289 recognizes April as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month....
April 23, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: Madam Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Madam Speaker, H. Res. 119 recognizes this week as National Crime Victims' Rights Week in order to increase publi...
April 18, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia:Mr. Speaker, I rise this morning to offer my deepest sympathies to the victims and their families who suffered the horrific shooting tragedy at Virginia Tech on Monday morning....
March 29, 2007 Floor Statements
Mr. SCOTT of Virginia: I want to thank the gentlewoman from Michigan (Mrs. Kilpatrick) for her leadership in the Congressional Black Caucus. We first need to start off with the Congressional B...
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