[Congressional Record Volume 153, Number 144 (Wednesday, September 26, 2007)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E1991]
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                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION


                           HON. WALLY HERGER

                             of california

                    in the house of representatives

                     Wednesday, September 26, 2007

  Mr. HERGER. Madam Speaker, I was unable to vote on several measures 
that came before the House on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 because of 
  Had I been present I would have voted ``aye'' on H.R. 1400, Iran 
Counter-Proliferation Act of 2007; ``aye'' on H. Res. 584, Supporting 
the goals and ideals of National Life Insurance Awareness Month; 
``aye'' on H. Con. Res. 210, Supporting the goals and ideals of Sickle 
Cell Disease Awareness Month; ``aye'' on H. Res. 663, Supporting the 
goals and ideals of Veterans of Foreign Wars Day; ``aye'' on H. Res. 
548, Expressing the ongoing concern of the House of Representatives for 
Lebanon's democratic institutions and unwavering support for the 
administration of justice upon those responsible for the assassination 
of Lebanese public figures opposing Syrian control of Lebanon; ``aye'' 
on H. Res. 642, Expressing sympathy and support for the people and 
governments of the countries of Central America, the Caribbean, and 
Mexico which have suffered from Hurricanes Felix, Dean, and Henriette 
and whose complete economic and fatality toll are still unknown; 
``aye'' on H. Res. 557, Strongly condemning the United Nations Human 
Rights Council for ignoring severe human rights abuses in various 
countries, while choosing to unfairly target Israel by including it as 
the only country permanently placed on the Council's agenda; and no on 
H. Res. 675, On the question of tabling the motion to appeal the ruling 
of the chair.
  Further, I would have voted no on the previous question and no on 
adopting H. Res. 675, providing for the consideration of the Senate 
amendments to H.R. 976; ``aye'' on H. Res. 95, Supporting the goals and 
ideals of Campus Fire Safety Month; no on H.R. 976, the Children's 
Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007; and ``aye'' on H. 
Res. 590, Supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence 
Awareness Month.