[Congressional Record Volume 154, Number 147 (Tuesday, September 16, 2008)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Page E1800]
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                          PERSONAL EXPLANATION


                           HON. PAUL W. HODES

                            of new hampshire

                    in the house of representatives

                      Tuesday, September 16, 2008

  Mr. HODES. Madam Speaker, due to illness that required 
hospitalization, I missed the following votes. I would have voted as 
  Rollcall vote 567--S. 2403--A bill to designate the new Federal 
Courthouse, located in the 700 block of East Broad Street, Richmond, 
Virginia, as the ``Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige, 
Jr. Federal Courthouse''--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 568--S. 2837--A bill to designate the United States 
courthouse located at 225 Cadman Plaza East, Brooklyn, New York, as the 
``Theodore Roosevelt United States Courthouse''--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 569--S. 2135--Child Soldiers Accountability Act--
  Rollcall vote 570--H. Con. Res. 344--Recognizing that we are facing a 
lobal food crisis--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 571--H. Res. 937--Expressing the sense of the House of 
Representatives that the emergency communications services provided by 
the American Red Cross are vital resources for military servicemembers 
and their families--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 572--H. Res. 1069--Condemning the use of television 
programming by Hamas to indoctrinate hatred, violence, and anti-
Semitism toward Israel in young Palestinian children--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 573--H. Res. 1307--Commemorating the Kingdom of 
Bhutan's participation in the 2008 Smithsonian Folklife Festival and 
commending the people and the Government of the Kingdom of Bhutan for 
their commitment to holding elections and broadening political 
  Rollcall vote 574--H.R. 6168--Lance Corporal Drew W. Weaver Post 
Office Building--``yes,''
  Rollcall vote 575--H.R. 6630--To prohibit the Secretary of 
Transportation from granting authority to a motor carrier domiciled in 
Mexico to operate beyond United States municipalities and commercial 
zones on the United States-Mexico border unless expressly authorized by 
  Rollcall vote 576--H. Res. 1419--On Ordering the Previous Question 
Providing for consideration of H.R. 3667, Missisquoi and Trout Rivers 
Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008--``yes.''.
  Rollcall vote 577--H. Res. 1419--On Agreeing to the Resolution 
Providing for consideration of H.R. 3667, Missisquoi and Trout Rivers 
Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 578--H.R. 1527, The Rural Veterans Access to Care Act--
  Rollcall vote 579--S. 2617, The Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living 
Adjustment Act of 2008--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 580--H.R. 3667, On Motion that the Committee Rise--
  Rollcall vote 581--Grijalva of Arizona Amendment to H.R. 3667--
  Rollcall vote 582--H.R. 3667--Table Appeal of the Ruling of the 
  Rollcall vote 583--H.R. 3667--On passage of the Missisquoi and Trout 
Rivers Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2008--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 584--H.R. 4081, The Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking 
Act of 2007--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 589--H. Res. 1200, Honoring the dedication and 
outstanding work of military support groups across the country for 
their steadfast support of the members of our Armed Forces and their 
  Rollcall vote 590--H. Con. Res. 390, Honoring the 28th Infantry 
Division for serving and protecting the United States--``yes.''
  Rollcall vote 591--H.R. 6889, To extend the authority of the 
Secretary of Education to purchase guaranteed student loans for an 
additional year, and for other purposes--``yes.''