[Congressional Record Volume 154, Number 25 (Thursday, February 14, 2008)]
[Page H971]
From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION

  Mrs. JONES of Ohio. Madam Speaker, due to events in my district I 
will miss votes on February 14, 2008. Had I been present, the Record 
would reflect the following votes:
  H. Res. 982, providing for the adoption of H. Res. 979 and H. Res. 
980, contempt of Congress resolutions, ``yea.''
  H. Res. 966, honoring African-American inventors, past and present, 
for their leadership, courage, and significant contributions to our 
national competitiveness, ``yea.''
  H.R. 1834, National Ocean Exploration Program Act, ``yea.''
  S. 2571, to make technical corrections to the Federal Insecticide, 
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, ``yea.''
  H. Con. Res. 289, honoring and praising the National Association for 
the Advancement of Colored People on the occasion of its 99th 
anniversary, ``yea.''
  H.R. 4169, American Braille Flag Memorial Act, ``yea.''
  H. Res. 790, commending the people of the State of Washington for 
showing their support for the needs of the State of Washington's 
veterans and encouraging residents of the other States to pursue 
creative ways to show their own support for veterans, ``yea.''
  H. Res. 963, supporting the goals and ideals of National Salute to 
Hospitalized Veterans Week, ``yea.''
  H. Res. 972, supporting the goals and ideals of American Heart Month 
and National Wear Red Day, ``yea.''