House Approves National Defense Authorization Act, 351-66
House Session - July 28, 2009
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  • 10:35:00 AM

    none

    TO GAVEL IN FOR MORNING OUR SPEECHES. LIVE COVERAGE ON C-SPAN.

  • 10:35:06 AM

    THE SPEAKER

    REQUEST PERMISSION TO ADDRESS THE HOUSE FOR FIVE MINUTES.

  • 10:35:26 AM

    MR. SALAZAR

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 10:35:32 AM

    THE SPEAKER

    OBJECTION.

  • 10:35:33 AM

    MR. SALAZAR

    MADAM SPEAKER, I RISE TODAY TO HONOR MY MENTOR AND CLOSE FRIEND, MR.…

    MADAM SPEAKER, I RISE TODAY TO HONOR MY MENTOR AND CLOSE FRIEND, MR. RICHARD D. "DICK" MCCRAVEY. AFTER 26 YEARS AS SECRETARY AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COLORADO CONGRESS, DICK IS ANNOUNCING HIS RETIREMENT. THROUGHOUT HIS TENURE, DICK HELPED ENACT A MULTITUDE OF LEGISLATION TO HELP PROTECT WATER RESOURCES THROUGHOUT COLORADO. AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, DICK SOUGHT 350 OF THE 419 COLORADO WATER CONGRESS-SUPPORTED BILLS ENACTED INTO LAW. IN ADDITION, ONLY ONE OF THE 123 BILLS OPPOSED BY THE COLORADO WATER CONGRESS BECAME LAW. THIS IMPRESSIVE RECORD DEMONSTRATES DICK'S EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND DEDICATION TO PROTECTING COLORADO'S WATER. DURING MY TIME IN THE COLORADO STATE LEGISLATURE, DICK TOOK ME UNDER HIS WING AND TAUGHT ME A GREAT DEAL ABOUT WATER LEGISLATION. AS A FARMER AND LIFELONG RESIDENT OF THE SAN LUIS VALLEY, I UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER. THIS PRECIOUS RESOURCE IS THE LIFEBLOOD AND ESSENTIAL TO MAINTAINING OUR WAY OF LIFE. DICK UNDERSTOOD THE NEEDS OF EVERYONE, FROM FARMERS LIKE ME IN RURAL COLORADO, TO THOSE IN TOWNS LIKE ASPEN, CARBON DALE AND TELLURIDE, AURORA AND COLORADO SPRINGS. WITH HIS GUIDANCE, I HELPED CRAFT A PIECE OF LEGISLATION, THE BASIN ORIGIN PROTECTION, WHICH I AM VERY PROUD OF. ALTHOUGH THIS BILL WAS NEVER ENACTED INTO LAW, THE LESSONS THAT DICK TAUGHT ME DURING THIS EXPERIENCE WERE INVALUABLE. I WILL ALWAYS CONSIDER DICK A GREAT MENTOR AND A FRIEND. DICK'S DEDICATION TO PROTECTING WATER AND SERVING COLORADO STARTED LONG BEFORE HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH THE COLORADO WATER CONGRESS. HE SERVED THREE YEARS AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO THE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS AND SEVEN YEARS AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE COLORADO MUNICIPAL LEAGUE. WHILE AT C.O.G., DICK GUIDED THE WELL 2008 WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT PLANNING EFFORT. IN 1970, DICK SERVED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE COLORADO GOOD GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE FOR THE PROMOTION OF STATE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS, ONE, GOVERNORS CABINET, TWO, STATE CIVIL SERVICE RE-ORGANIZATION, AND, THREE, LOCAL GOVERNMENT MODERNIZATION. ALL THREE AMENDMENTS WERE APPROVED OVERWHELMINGLY BY THE PEOPLE OF COLORADO. IN ADDITION, DICK WAS INVOLVED IN SIX OTHER STATEWIDE INITIATIVE CAMPAIGNS AND WAS SUCCESSFUL IN ALL SIX CAMPAIGNS. IN 1988 DICK WAS APPOINTED TO COLORADO VISION IN 2000 AND HE BECAME PART OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL SUBCOMMITTEE ON LONG RANGE PLANNING FOR STATE GOVERNMENT. FROM 1969 TO 197 IS DICK SERVED ON A NATIONAL LEAGUE OF CITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS. HE SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARDS FOR THE COLORADO WATER PACK AND COLORADO WATER EDUCATION FOUNDATION. DICK IS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVE COLORADO ASSOCIATION -- COLORADO ASSOCIATION OF EXECUTIVES, INTERNATIONAL CITY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION. DICK IS ONE OF COLORADO'S GREAT LEADERS. HE'S BEEN INVOLVED IN MANY ASPECTS OF COLORADO LIFE AND HAS WORKED TIRELESSLY TO PROTECT OUR CURRENT AND FUTURE GENERATIONS. HOWEVER, IT IS HIS TIRELESS FIGHT FOR WATER THAT HAS BEEN MOST INSPIRING TO ME. IN 1999, DICK WAS NAMED THE 19TH RECIPIENT OF THE WAYNE APENALL WATER LEADER OF THE YEAR AWARD. THIS IS NAMED AFTER A FORMER CONGRESSMAN OF THE DISTRICT I CURRENTLY REPRESENT. MR. ASPENALL WAS A WATER CHAMPION FOR COLORADO AND ENSURING THAT THE COLORADO RESIDENTS HAVE ACCESS TO A SAFE WATER SUPPLY. AFTER I WAS ELECTED TO THE U.S. HOUSE IN 2004, DICK GAVE ME A BIOGRAPHY ON WAYNE ASPENALL. AND IN IT HE WROTE A LETTER. TO JOHN SALAZAR, THIS BOOK IS ABOUT ONE OF COLORADO'S GREAT MEMBERS OF CONGRESS. YOU WILL SOMEDAY RANK AS ONE OF CONGRESS' GREAT. YOUR FRIEND, DICK MCCRAVEY, JANUARY 7, 2005. MADAM SPEAKER, THIS NOTE TOUCHED MY HEART AND I KEEP MY BOOK WITH ME IN MY CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE. WHILE SERVING IN CONGRESS, I WILL CONTINUE TO FIGHT FOR COLORADO'S WATER AND I HOPE THAT MY EFFORTS WILL MAKE DICK MCCRAVEY PROUD. I WISH DICK WELL IN HIS RETIREMENT AND WANT HIM TO KNOW THAT HE WILL ALWAYS HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN MY HEART. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 10:40:00 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLELADY FROM FLORIDA, MS. ROS-LEHTINEN.

  • 10:40:08 AM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 10:40:14 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    WITHOUT OBJECTION.

  • 10:40:17 AM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

    I RISE TO RECOGNIZE HOPE FOR VISION, A WONDERFUL ORGANIZATION IN MY…

    I RISE TO RECOGNIZE HOPE FOR VISION, A WONDERFUL ORGANIZATION IN MY CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT AS WELL AS THEIR TWO NEWEST GOOD WILL AMBASSADORS, ALEX AND STACY CAMPOS. BOTH HOPE FOR VISION AS WELL AS THE CAMPOS FAMILY SERVE OUR COMMUNITY WITH TREMENDOUS DISTINCTION. AS A MEMBER OF THE CONGRESSIONAL VISION CAUCUS, I'M PROUD TO WORK TOWARD ELEVATING AWARENESS AND FINDING SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS THAT SURROUND VISION LOSS AND VISION IMPAIRMENT. IN THIS PURSUIT, THERE'S NO BETTER PARTNER THAN THAT OF HOPE FOR VISION. STARTED IN 2005, IT AMAZES ME EVERY DAY JUST HOW MUCH HOPE FOR VISION HAS ACCOMPLISHED. IN JUST FOUR SHORT BUT VERY SUCCESSFUL YEARS, HOPE FOR VISION HAS BEEN ABLE TO RAISE MILLIONS OF DOLLARS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TREATMENTS AND CURES FOR BLINDING DISEASES. FINDING A CURE TORE DEJEN TIF BLINDNESS AND OTHER RETINAL DISEASES HOLDS UNTOLD PROMISES FOR NEW TREATMENTS AND BEYOND WHICH IS SO IMPORTANT TO REDUCE THE MASSIVE COSTS THAT OUR NATION SUFFERS DUE TO VISION LOSS. VISION LOSS AND IMPAIRMENT NOT ONLY HAVE AN EXTRAORDINARY FINANCIAL COST, BUT IT ALSO CARRIES A DEEP PERSONAL COST AS WELL. WHEN INDIVIDUALS SUFFER THE INABILITY TO SEE CLEARLY, THEY MUST DEPEND ON OTHERS FOR HELP. SIMPLE TASKS LIKE LOCATING KEYS OR AVOIDING OBSTACLES IN A WALKWAY BECOME VIRTUALLY IMPOSSIBLE WITHOUT ASSISTANCE. LITERALLY LEFT IN THE DARK, A PERSON'S BLINDNESS BECOMES AN ENTIRE FAMILY'S RESPONSIBILITY. THIS IS COMPOUNDED BY THE FACT THAT THE HEALTH CARE COSTS RELATED TO VISION ALONE ARE MORE THAN $67 BILLION ANNUALLY AND THIS NUMBER WILL ONLY INCREASE AS THE POPULATION CONTINUES TO GROW AND AGE. HOPE FOR VISION UNDERSTANDS THESE ISSUES, AND THEY HAVE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGE THEY KNOW IS TO ENSURING THAT THIS CRUCIAL WORK IS FULLY FUNDED. BY FAR THE MOST IMPRESSIVE THING FOR HOPE FOR VISION IS THAT 95% OF THE MONEY RAISED IS GIVEN DIRECTLY TO RESEARCH AT TOP ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS. AND WHEN IT COMES TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF SUCCESS FOR HOPE FOR VISION, FEW NO BETTER THAN THAT OF ALEX AND STACY CAMPOS. THESE TWO CHAMPIONS OF VISION CARE HAVE SERVED SELFLESSLY FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY. AS WELL, THEY HAVE TRUE AFFORDED MANY IN NEED THE BLESSING OF RENEWED SIGHT. AS GOOD WILL AMBASSADORS, MR. CAMPOS WILL SIT ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR HOPE FOR VISION AND WILL USE HIS SKILLS GAINED FROM THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY TO MAKE HOPE FOR VISION AS SUCCESSFUL AS IT IS TODAY. TOGETHER WITH HIS WIFE, STACY, AND HER CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN MANY CHARITABLE FOUNDATIONS, THE WORK OF THE CAMPOS FAMILY HAS PROVIDED HOPE FOR VISION WITH THE MEANS IT NEEDS TO GROW AND SUCCEED EVEN MORE. WITHOUT A DOUBT, MR. AND MRS. CAMPOS SATISFIES THE ROLE OF GOOD WILL AMBASSADORS. THEIR REENTLESS COMMITMENT TO SERVICE AND HELPING OTHERS IS OF TRUE DISTINCTION. IT IS BECAUSE OF THEIR DEDICATION TO HOPE FOR VISION AND THEIR FIGHT AGAINST VISION LOSS THAT COUNTLESS FAMILIES TODAY ENJOY THE FREEDOM OF SIGHT. ALEX AND STACY CAMPOS HAVE BEEN A GREAT RESOURCE FOR ALL AT HOPE FOR VISION, AND OUR ENTIRE COMMUNITY HAS BENEFITED FROM THEIR PARTNERSHIP. HOPE FOR VISION WILL BE SURE TO MAINTAIN ITSELF AMONG THE ELITE IN ORGANIZATIONS WORKING TO FIGHT AGAINST BLINDLESS AND RETINA DEGENERATIVE DISEASES, THROUGH THE ACTIONS OF DEAD CADED INDIVIDUALS LIKE ALEX -- DEDICATED INDIVIDUALS LIKE ALEX AND STACY. I CONGRATULATE HOPE FOR VISION FOR THE GREAT WORK THAT THIS YOUNG ORGANIZATION HAS ALREADY DONE AND I LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING MANY GOOD THINGS IN THE YEARS TO COME FROM HOPE FOR VISION AND ALL THE BRAVE INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED IN THIS FIGHT FOR MAINTAINING VISION AWARENESS FOR ALL OF OUR COMMUNITY. THANK YOU, MADAM SPEAKER.

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  • 10:44:40 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA, MR. CONNELLY, FOR FIVE…

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA, MR. CONNELLY, FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 10:44:48 AM

    MR. CONNELLY

    THANK YOU, MADAM SPEAKER. I RISE TODAY TO DISCUSS THE CONTINUING SUCCESS…

    THANK YOU, MADAM SPEAKER. I RISE TODAY TO DISCUSS THE CONTINUING SUCCESS OF THE RECOVERY ACT AND RIGHTING OUR ECONOMIC TROUBLES. WE ALL KNOW TOO WELL THE RESULTS OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S LACK OF OVERSIGHT IN THE FINANCIAL SECTOR AND LACK OF FOCUS IN THE NATION'S DOMESTIC NEEDS. IN DECEMBER, 2007, THIS NATION ENTERED THE WORSE RECESSION SINCE WORLD WAR II. ALMOST SEVEN MILLION AMERICANS LOST THEIR JOBS ON THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION WATCH. HOUSING FORECLOSURES MOVED TO RECORD LEVELS, MILLIONS MORE STRUGGLED TO KEEP THEIR HOMES. WHEN CHAIRMAN BERNANKE, CHAIRMAN OF THE FEDERAL RESERVE, TESTIFIED BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON THE BUDGET IN JUNE HE STATED THAT THE RECOVERY ACT SPECIFICALLY THE GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR INFRASTRUCTURE HAS HAD A POSITIVE EFFECT ON THE ECONOMY. WITHOUT WHICH WE WOULD BE IN WORSE TROUBLE THAN WE ARE NOW. IMAGINE, MADAM SPEAKER, THAT WHEN CRITICALLY NEEDED TRANSPORTATION AND OTHER INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS RECEIVE FUNDING, THEY ACTUALLY CREATE JOBS. PUTTING AMERICANS BACK TO WORK. CHAIRMAN BERNANKE SAID THAT BUT FOR GOVERNMENT ACTION, THE NATION WAS DAYS AWAY FROM THE COLLAPSE OF THE FINANCIAL SECTOR LAST FALL. FOR THOSE WHO REGRET THE ACTIONS, I ASK IF COLLAPSE WOULD HAVE BEEN PREFERABLE. THE LAST TIME I DISCUSSED THE RECOVERY ACT, I MENTIONED THE POSITIVE IMPACT IN MY DISTRICT, SFESKLY THE GREATER PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY HEALTH CENTER. BECAUSE OF THE RECOVERY CENTER, WE'LL KEEP THAT OPEN AND WE'LL CREATE NEW JOBS AND KEEP PEOPLE WORKING AND SERVE A POPULATION THAT OTHERWISE WOULD NOT ACCESS HEALTH CARE IN MY DISTRICT. TODAY I WANT TO DISCUSS ANOTHER POSITIVE ASPECT OF THAT ACT, WHICH IS ON A NUMBER OF CRITICALLY NEEDED TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS IN MY DISTRICT. IT PROVIDED FUNDS TO EXPEDITE CONSTRUCTION OF THE DULLES- FAIRFAX LINE. IT WILL HELP ALLEVIATE OUR TRAFFIC CONGESTION BY REMOVING UP TO 93,000 VEHICLES OFF THE ROADS EACH DAY. THOUGH THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PREVIOUSLY COMMITTED TO EXPEDITE THE PROJECT THIS WILL ALLOW US TO SAVE $15 MILLION IN PROJECT COSTS. WE HOPE WE CAN ACCELERATE FUNDING EVEN MORE. THE RECOVERY ACT WILL NOT ONLY ALLOW JOBS TO BE CREATED MORE QUICKLY BUT ALSO THE NECESSARY PROJECT WORK TO START FASTER AND GET THIS COMPLETED EARLIER THAN EVEN ANTICIPATED. THE RECOVERY ACT PROVIDED FUNDING FOR THE PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL BUSES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION IN PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY THAT WILL PROVIDE VITAL CAPACITY FOR A CURRENT CROWDED SYSTEM, ALLOWING GREATER CHOICE FOR COMMUTERS AND TAKING CARS OF THE ROADWAY. AS THE PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED, THE RECOVERY ACT ALSO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE LONG-AWAITED FAIRFAX COUNTY PARKWAY, WAITING DECADES TO BE COMPLETED. THANKS TO THE RECOVERY ACT, WE'LL BE ABLE TO COMPLETE THAT PARKWAY AND MAKE VITAL CONNECTIONS WITH FORT BELVOIR. WHILE THE RECOVERY IS BY NO MEANS OUT OF THE WOODS, WE'RE SEEING POSITIVE SIGNSES OF RECOVERY. THOUGH THE TOTAL NUMBER OF UNEMPLOYED REMAINS HIGH, NEW FILINGS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMINGS HAVE, IN FACT, COME DOWN. RETAIL SALES ROSE 0.5% IN MAY AND 0.6% IN JUNE. THE FOURTH MONTH THIS YEAR WITH GAINS. CONSUMER CONFIDENCE IS AT A NINE-MONTH HIGH. THE MELTDOWN IN THE HOUSING MARKET WAS A LEADING CAUSE OF THE RECESSION AND IT'S ENCOURAGING TO SEE THAT HOUSING STARTS IN MAY WERE UP 7.2% OVER APRIL. AND NEW HOUSING SALES ARE UP 11.2%. DURING THE TRADITIONAL BUSINESS CYCLE, RESESSIONS HAVE TENDED TO LAST NINE MONTHS. MADAM SPEAKER THIS RECESSION BEGAN IN DECEMBER OF 2007. 14 MONTHS BEFORE PRESIDENT OBAMA TOOK OFFICE. WHILE NO ONE -- WHILE NO ONE SOLUTION WILL CURE IT OVERNIGHT, THE RECOVERY ACT IS ONE PIECE OF THE ACTIONS THAT WILL HELP. THROUGH THE RECOVERY ACT, WE'VE SEEN POSITIVE RESULTS OF OUR ACTIONS AND CREATING JOBS IN THE 11TH DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA, PROVIDING CRITICALLY NEEDED TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS TO OUR REGION, PUTTING OUR PEOPLE TO WORK. I COMMEND MY COLLEAGUES FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF THIS LEGISLATION AND PROTECTING THE INTERESTS OF ALL AMERICANS. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 10:49:38 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM ARIZONA, MR. FLAKE, FOR FIVE…

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM ARIZONA, MR. FLAKE, FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 10:49:43 AM

    MR. FLAKE

    DEFENSE APPROPRIATION BILL THAT I BELIEVE WE WILL CONSIDER TOMORROW. THIS…

    DEFENSE APPROPRIATION BILL THAT I BELIEVE WE WILL CONSIDER TOMORROW. THIS IS A, IN MY VIEW, QUITE REMARKABLE, THAT WE'LL BE CONSIDERING THE DEFENSE BILL. IT SPENDS HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS OF DOLLARS. WE'LL BE SPENDING LESS THAN A DAY DEBATING THAT LEGISLATION. WHAT IS REMARKABLE ABOUT IT AS WELL IS THAT THERE ARE 1,087 EARMARKS IN THE BILL. MORE THAN 1,000 EARMARKS IN THE DEFENSE BILL. THAT WAS CONSIDERED BY THE FULL APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE FOR A TOTAL OF 18 MINUTES. NOT 18 MINUTE PERS EARMARK OR PER SECTION OF THE BILL OR ANYTHING ELSE, BUT THE APPROPRIATIONS BILL, FULL COMMITTEE, APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE, CONSIDERED THAT BILL FOR 18 MINUTES, PAST, DONE, MARKUP, FINISHED. NOW WE'VE GOT THAT BILL ON THE FLOOR TOMORROW. UNFORTUNATELY, AS IS THE CASE, OR AS HAS BEEN THE CASE WITH THE REST OF THE APPROPRIATIONS BILLS THIS SEASON, IT WILL COME TO THE FLOOR UNDER A STRUCTURED OR CLOSED RULE, WHERE THE RULES COMMITTEE, THE MAJORITY PARTY, WILL DETERMINE WHICH AMENDMENTS THE MINORITY PARTY AND MEMBERS OF THE MAJORITY PARTY GET TO OFFER. BREAKING FROM TRADITION THAT HAS HELD FOR DECADES AND DECADES AND PERHAPS CENTURIES IN THIS INSTITUTION WHERE APPROPRIATIONS BILLS HAVE COME TO THE FLOOR UNDER AN OPEN RULE THIS WILL COME TO THE FLOOR UNDER A RULE THAT ONLY ALLOWS AMENDMENTS TO BE OFFERED THAT THE MAJORITY PARTY WANTS TO SEE. NOT THOSE THAT THE MINORITY PARTY NECESSARILY WANTS TO OFFER. THERE ARE 548, AT OUR COUNT, EARMARKS IN THIS BILL THAT WILL GO TO PRIVATE COMPANIES. THESE WILL BE NO-BID CONTRACTS FOR PRIVATE COMPANIES. NOW THE MAJORITY PARTY WILL SAY, WELL, WE'RE INSERTING LANGUAGE SAYING THESE EARMARKS HAVE TO BE BID OUT. THE PURPOSE OF AN EARMARK IS TO ENSURE THAT THAT CONTRACT IS NOT BID OUT. OTHERWISE, WHY EARMARK IT? WHY NOT JUST LET THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT DECIDE WHERE TO SPEND ITS MONEY. THESE ARE EARMARKS. THEY ARE -- THESE ARE NO-BID CONTRACTS. THEY'RE GOING PRIVATE COMPANIES. IN MANY CASES, THOSE PRIVATE COMPANIES WILL TURN AROUND AND EXECUTIVES FROM THOSE COMPANIES WILL MAKE SIZABLE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MEMBERS WHO SECURED THE EARMARKS. THAT'S BEEN THE PATTERN IN THIS PLACE FOR YEAR, NOT JUST WITH THE MAJORITY PARTY IN POWER, BUT WHEN THE MINORITY PARTY WAS IN POWER AS WELL. IT'S SIMPLY GOTTEN WORSE OVER TIME. OUR ETHICS COMMITTEE FORCES MEMBERS, AND IT'S A GOOD THING TO SIGN A CERTIFICATION LETTER SAYING THEY HAVE NO FINANCIAL STAKE IN THE EARMARK THEY ARE SECURING THAT A FAMILY MEMBER DOESN'T WORK FOR THE FIRM RECEIVING IT, FOR EXAMPLE. BUT THERE'S ALSO GUIDANCE ISSUED FROM THE ETHICS COMMITTEE THAT SAYS THAT CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS DO NOT NECESSARILY CONSTITUTE FINANCIAL INTEREST, MEMBERS IN THIS BODY ARE GIVEN A GREEN LIGHT TO BASICALLY EARMARK FOR CAMPAIGN DOLLARS. THE SO-CALLED CIRCULAR FUNDRAISING THAT'S BECOME THE NORM AROUND HERE. IF THIS WASN'T BAD ENOUGH, THERE ARE INVESTIGATIONS SWIRLING OUTSIDE OF THIS BODY, MEMBERS' OFFICES HAVE BEEN SUBPOENAED, SOME PEOPLE ON THE OUTSIDE HAVE PLED GUILTY AND ARE WORKING WITH AUTHORITIES, INVOLVING EARMARKS AND CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS. THERE ARE ALLEGATIONS OF STRAW MAN CONTRIBUTIONS THAT ARE SET UP, WHERE INDIVIDUALS ARE REIMBURSED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO MEMBERS WHO SECURE EARMARKS. THERE ARE INVESTIGATIONS SWIRLING OUTSIDE, YET WE'RE MOVING THROUGH THIS APPROPRIATIONS PROCESS AS IF NOTHING WERE WRONG AND WE'LL CONSIDER A BILL IN ONE DAY AND LIMIT THE NUMBER OF AMENDMENT THIS IS A MEMBERS CAN BRING FORWARD. NOW THIS ISN'T THE PERFECT WAY TO SCRUTINIZE OR VET A BILL. I RECOGNIZE ON THE HOUSE FLOOR, BUT IT'S ALL WE'VE GOT WHEN THE FULL COMMITTEE, APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE, TAKES A FULL 18 MINUTES TO APPROVE A BILL THAT SPENDS HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS AND CONTAINS OVER 1,000 EARMARKS, 548 OF WHICH ARE NO-BID CONTRACTS TO PRIVATE COMPANIES. WE DO THAT NALL A DAY, THEN TELL MEMBERS, OH, BUT WE'RE GOING TO LIMIT, WE'RE ONLY GOING TO ALLOW THE AMENDMENTS WE WANT TO SEE, NOT NECESSARILY THE ONES YOU WANT TO OFFER. IN THE LEGISLATION WE CONSIDER TOMORROW, THERE'S AN EARMARK GOING TO A COMPANY CALLED PROLOGIC. IT'S REPORTED IT'S UNDER INVESTIGATION BY THE F.B.I. THE STATUS OF THE INVESTIGATIONS ARE UNKNOWN. THERE ARE JUST REPORTS OF INVESTIGATIONS. THIS COMPANY, LOBBYISTS, THOSE ASSOCIATED WITH IT HAVE CONTRIBUTED MORE THAN $400,000 TO CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEES. YET WE'RE STILL ALLOWING THIS BILL TO GO FORWARD. LET'S HAVE A NEW RULE FOR THE BILL. I YIELD BACK.

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  • 10:55:04 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM RHODE ISLAND, MR. KENNEDY FOR FIVE…

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES THE GENTLEMAN FROM RHODE ISLAND, MR. KENNEDY FOR FIVE MINUTES.

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  • 10:55:08 AM

    MR. KENNEDY

    THANK YOU, MADAM CHAIR. THIS LEGISLATION, AMERICA'S HEALTH AFFORDABILITY…

    THANK YOU, MADAM CHAIR. THIS LEGISLATION, AMERICA'S HEALTH AFFORDABILITY CHOICES ACT OF 2009, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS OUR HEALTH BILL THIS YEAR WHICH GUARANTEES ALL AMERICANS ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HEALTH CARE WITHOUT PRE-EXISTING CONDITION DISCRIMINATION, IMAGINE THAT, GETTING HEALTH CARE INSURANCE WITHOUT BEING TOLD THAT YOUR PRE-EXISTING CONDITION IS GOING TO RESULT IN HIGHER PREMIUMS, HIGHER DEDUCTIONS, HIGHER DEDUCTIBLES OR HIGHER CO-PAYS. IMAGINE BEING ABLE TO CHANGE YOUR JOB AT WILL, WITHOUT HAVING TO WORRY THAT YOU'RE GOING TO LOSE YOUR HEALTH INSURANCE. IMAGINE HAVING NO WORRY THAT YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO EXCEED A LIFETIME CAP. IMAGINE BEING TABLE KNOW THAT YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE CATASTROPHIC HEALTH CARE COVERAGE. IMAGINE KNOWING THAT WE'RE GOING TO NOW MOVE IN OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IF A SICK CARE SYSTEM THAT JUST IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE THAT WE KNOW TO ACTUALLY A HEALTH CARE SYSTEM WHERE WE ACTUALLY PAY FOR PREVENTIVE CARE. 10 THAT WE ACTUALLY GET HEALTH CARE IN THIS COUNTRY, NOT SICK CARE. WHERE WE PAY FOR PREVENTION, NOT SICK CARE. WE DON'T HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL AN ASTHMATIC GETS AN ASTHMA ATTACK BEFORE WE GET A DOCTOR TO THAT ASTHMA PATIENT. WITH EDON'T HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL A DIABETIC GETS AN AMPUTATION BEFORE WE GET THE CRITICAL CARE. WE GET PREVENTION AND CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT. WHAT IS SO GREAT ABOUT THIS LEGISLATION IS THAT IT INCLUDES FULL PARITY FOR MENTAL HEALTH COVERAGE. I WAS PROUD LAST YEAR TO AUTHOR THE MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION EQUITY ACT OF 2008. WHAT IT REQUIRED IS THAT WE FINALLY RECOGNIZE THAT MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION EQUITY IS PART OF OUR HEALTH INSURANCE SYSTEM, MEANING INSURANCE COMPANIES COULD NO LONGER DISCRIMINATE IF YOU HAD ALCOHOLISM OR ADDICTION OR DEPRESSION. IMAGINE THAT. WE FINALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE BRAIN IS PART OF THE BODY. MENTAL ILLNESS IS A BIG PART OF OUR COUNTRY'S HEALTH CARE SYSTEM. IT ACCOUNTS FOR OVER 50% OF THE TRAUMA ADMISSIONS IN OUR TRAUMA ONE CENTERS AND EMERGENCY ROOMS EVERY SINGLE WEEKEND. SUICIDES IN OUR COUNTRY EXCEED HOMICIDES BY TWO TO ONE. SUICIDES DO. AND YOU KNOW WHAT? WE DON'T HAVE A MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM IN THIS COUNTRY TO SPEAK OF. BECAUSE YOU KNOW WHY? THERE'S A STIGMA OUT THERE AGAINST MENTAL ILLNESS. WE STILL BELIEVE IN THIS COUNTRY THAT IT'S YOUR FAULT IF YOU HAVE A BRAIN ILLNESS. IF SOMEHOW YOU HAVE A LOWER DOPAMINE LEVEL ORER IS TOE ANYONE LEVEL IT'S YOUR -- OR SEROTONIN LEVEL, IT'S YOUR FAULT. PICK YOURSELF UP BY THE BOOT STRAPS, IT'S YOUR FAULT, IT'S A MORAL PROBLEM. WE FORGET THE FACT THAT TO THIS DAY WE CAN TAKE BRAIN SCANS AND TELL WHETHER SOMEONE HAS A DIFFERING BRAIN OR NOT FROM A NORMAL FUNCTIONING BRAIN BUT TODAY, WE ARE ENFORCING WHAT WE KNOW TO BE SCIENTIFICALLY TRUE, WHAT THE A.M.A. SAID IN 1955 AND THAT ALCOHOLISM IS A DISEASE. THAT THERE IS SUCH A THING AS BRAIN DISORDERS, SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS, EATING DISORDERS, DEPRESSION, BIPOLAR DISORDER AND THINGS OF THAT NATURE. IN THIS LEGISLATION IN THIS HEALTH CARE BILL, WE REQUIRE PARITY IN HEALTH CARE COVERAGE. WE SAY WE OUGHT TO RECK ARE NICE THESE DISORDERS FOR WHAT THEY ARE AND FURTHERMORE, WE SAY WE OUGHT TO HAVE PREVENTION. EVEN MORE IN THIS LEGISLATION, WE'RE GOING TO SAY WE'RE GOING TO REQUIRE MEDICAL SCHOOL EDUCATION TO HAVE EDUCATION TEACHING ALL DOCTORS TO RECOGNIZE THIS. THAT IS WHAT IS IMPORTANT IN THIS LEGISLATION. AND I AM PLEASED TO ASK MY COLLEAGUES THAT THEY OUGHT TO SUPPORT THIS LEGISLATION SO THAT WE CAN FINALLY HAVE JUSTICE FOR ALL IN HEALTH CARE IN THIS COUNTRY AND I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.

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  • 10:59:31 AM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

    THE CHAIR RECOGNIZES MR. LUNGREN OF CALIFORNIA FOR FIVE MINUTES.

  • 10:59:58 AM

    MR. LUNGREN

    PROPOSAL BEFORE WE GO HOME FOR THE AUGUST RECESS. I WOULD JUST SUGGEST,…

    PROPOSAL BEFORE WE GO HOME FOR THE AUGUST RECESS. I WOULD JUST SUGGEST, MADAM SPEAKER THAT WHAT WE DO IS ENSURE THAT WE HAVE ARE ABSOLUTE TRANSPARENCY, THE CAPABILITY OF EVERY MEMBER TO LOOK AT WHATEVER BILL COMES TO THIS FLOOR. WE'VE BEEN TOLD THAT THE BILL MAY BE IN EXCESS OF 1,000 PAGES. THAT WE HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A FULL DEBATE AND FULL AMENDMENTS TO BE DEBATED ON THE FLOOR. WHY DO I SAY THIS? BECAUSE MANY PEOPLE WOULD SAY, THAT WOULD BE WHAT IS TO BE EXPECTED. UNFORTUNATELY, OTHER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTH, WE'VE HAD AN EXPERIENCE IN THIS HOUSE IN WHICH WE'VE HAD MAJOR PIECES OF LEGISLATION BROUGHT TO THIS FLOOR, IN SOME CASES THE BILL ITSELF WITH VERY LITTLE NOTICE IN OTHER CASES HUGE, 300-PAGE AMENDMENTS BEING DROPPED ON US AT THE LAST MINUTE. WE'VE HAD SOME SUGGEST THAT IT IS UNNECESSARY FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO READ THE BILL OR HAVE THEIR STAFFS READ THE BILL OR UNDERSTAND PARTS OF THE BILL. RATHER WE ARE TOLD, JUST TRUST US. WELL, I REMEMBER RONALD REAGAN'S VERY IMPORTANT ADMONITION WHICH IS TRUST BUT VERIFY. IF WE ARE BEING ASKED TO ALTER APPROXIMATELY 18% OF THE ENTIRE UNITED STATES ECONOMY, IF WE ARE BEING ASKED TO CHANGE IN FUNDAMENTAL WAYS THE DELIVERY OF HEALTH CARE TO THE MEN AND WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF THIS COUNTRY, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT WHAT WE ARE GOING TO DO IS GOING TO CHANGE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT WHAT WE ARE EMBARKING ON THIS WEEK IS TO FUNDAMENTALLY CHANGE THE MANNER IN WHICH MEN AND WOMEN AND CHILDREN OF THIS COUNTRY RECEIVE THEIR HEALTH CARE, IF WE ARE TO BE TOLD THAT WE MUST MAKE A DECISION THIS WEEK AS TO WHAT THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE DOCTOR AND THE PATIENT OUGHT TO BE, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT WE WILL HAVE TO MAKE CHOICES AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THE GOVERNMENT SHALL INSERT ITSELF BETWEEN THE DOCTOR AND THE PATIENT, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT THE PRESIDENT BELIEVES THAT THERE ARE DOCTORS -- SUGGESTION WHAT THE GENERALIZATION WAS THAT MOST DOCTORS WOULD REQUIRE A TONSILLECTOMY FOR A YOUNG PERSON RATHER THAN CONTINUE TREATMENT OF A CHEAPER KIND TO TAKE CARE OF SORE THROATS, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT WE HAVE TO REVIEW THE ENTIRE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN THE UNITED STATES COMPARE IT TO CANADA, COMPARE IT TO ENGLAND, COMPARE IT TO FRANCE, COMPARE IT TO SWEDEN, COMPARE IT TO THE IDEAL, IF WE ARE BEING TOLD THAT THIS WEEK WE HAVE TO MAKE THE DECISION AS TO WHETHER OR NOT THE PROGRAM WE PUT FORWARD WILL HAVE GOVERNMENT DECIDE WHETHER 100-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WHO IS IN EXTRAORDINARILY GOOD HEALTH NEEDS A PACEMAKER IS BEING TOLD BY THE GOVERNMENT THAT MERELY SHE SHOULD TAKE A PAIN PILL AS THE PRESIDENT SUGGESTED ON TELEVISION NOT TOO LONG AGO, THEN MAKE WE OWE IT TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO GIVE OURSELVES SUFFICIENT TIME. RATHER THAN HAVE SOME SORT OF ARTIFICIAL DEADLINE, MAYBE WE OUGHT TO TAKE THE TIME TO GO BACK TO OUR DISTRICTS AND PRESENT THE ARGUMENTS TO OUR CONSTITUENTS AND AT LEAST GIVE THEM AN OPPORTUNITY TO TELL US IN OUR TOWN HALL MEETINGS, TELL US IN OUR TELETOWN HALLS, TELL US IN THE MEETINGS WITH VARIOUS GROUPS AS TO WHAT THEY THINK OUGHT TO BE DONE. WHY WOULD WE HAVE A RUSH TO JUDGMENT HERE? OTHER THAN THE FACT THAT WE HAVE AN AUGUST RECESS, OTHER THAN THE FACT THAT THE PRESIDENT SAID WE MUST PASS IT BY A DATE CERTAIN, SHOULDN'T WE TAKE THE TIME TO DO THE WORK THAT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE EXPECT OF US, PARTICULARLY WHEN IT DEALS WITH SOMETHING SO PRECIOUS, SO PERSONAL, SO IMPORTANT AS THEIR HEALTH? AND SO I HOPE THAT RATHER THAN MEET SOME ARTIFICIAL DEADLINE WE WILL TAKE THE TIME TO ALLOW THE AMERICAN PEOPLE TO SEE THE BILL IN ALL OF ITS GLORY, TO SEE ITS GOOD POINTS AND ITS BAD POINTS, TO SEE WHETHER WE OUGHT TO CHANGE IT, ALTER IT IN ANY WAY AND THEN COME BACK AND MAKE A DECISION HERE FOR THE AMERICAN PEOPLE. THERE ARE VERY FEW ISSUES THAT ARE AS FUNDAMENTALLY IMPORTANT AS THIS ISSUE. LET'S MAKE SURE WE DO IT RIGHT.

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    THANK YOU, MADAM SPEAKER. IT'S AN HONOR FOR ME TO TAKE THE FLOOR AFTER…

    THANK YOU, MADAM SPEAKER. IT'S AN HONOR FOR ME TO TAKE THE FLOOR AFTER PATRICK KENNEDY FROM RHODE ISLAND WHO ALONG WITH HIS FATHER, SENATOR EDWARD KENNEDY, HAVE DEVOTED SO MUCH OF THEIR CAREERS, THEIR EMOTIONS, THEIR PASSION TO RESOLVING THE HEALTH CARE PROBLEMS IN THIS COUNTRY. AND AS WE TALK ABOUT HEALTH CARE, REFORMING OUR SYSTEM, WE TALK A LOT ABOUT BILLIONS AND BILLIONS OF DOLLARS, WE TALK ABOUT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, WE TALK ABOUT THE POLITICS OF IT, BUT AT ITS CORE, THIS ISSUE ISN'T ABOUT ANY OF THOSE THINGS. THIS IS ABOUT HUMAN BEINGS. THIS IS ABOUT MEN, WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILIES AND TRYING TO HELP THEM DEAL WITH HEALTH CARE CRISES, WELLNESS ISSUES, THINGS THAT EVERY AMERICAN HAS TO DEAL WITH. YESTERDAY IN SOUTHERN INDIANA RIGHT ACROSS FROM MY DISTRICT THE SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ENERGY AND COMMERCE COMMITTEE HELD A FIELD HEARING IN WHICH WE WERE ABLE TO SEE THE FACE OF THIS ISSUE. THREE PEOPLE WHO CAME BEFORE US TO TELL THEIR STORIES ABOUT HOW THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM IN AMERICA HAS FAILED THEM. ONE OF THEM WAS A CONSTITUENT FROM MY DISTRICT, PATRICIA RILEY. PATRICIA IS A SMALL BUSINESS PERSON. FOR 20 YEARS SHE WAS INSURED UNDER A SMALL BUSINESS POLICY BY THE SAME COMPANY. SHE PAID HER BILLS EVERY MONTH RELIGIOUSLY. THE ONLY CLAIM SHE EVER MADE WAS SOME PAINKILLERS FOR A BACK INJURY. AND THEN LAST YEAR SHE WAS FOUND TO HAVE BREAST CANCER. SHE HAD A DOUBLE MASTECTOMY. SHE CONTRACTED A STAPH INFECTION WHILE SHE WAS IN THE HOSPITAL. AND WHILE ALL THAT IS GOING ON, SHE RECEIVED NOTICE FROM HER INSURANCE COMPANY THAT THEY WERE NOT GOING TO RENEW HER POLICY AS OF JUNE 30 OF THIS YEAR. SHE'S STILL FIGHTING THAT STAPH INFECTION. SHE'S UNABLE TO WORK, AND SHE'S STILL FIGHTING WITHOUT INSURANCE BECAUSE THE ONLY INSURANCE AVAILABLE TO HER NOW IS FAR BEYOND HER MEANS TO PAY. SHE IS THE REAL PERSON, AND SOMEONE WHOSE SITUATION COULD BE REPLICATED IN ANY HOUSEHOLD ACROSS THIS COUNTRY IF WE DON'T DO SOMETHING ABOUT REFORMING OUR INSURANCE SYSTEM. ANOTHER WOMAN WHO WAS AT THE HEARING YESTERDAY, A MS. BAITEN FROM DALLAS, TEXAS. MS. BAITEN IS 59. SHE HAD AN INDIVIDUAL POLICY. SHE ALSO CONTRACTED BREAST CANCER, HAD A DOUBLE MASTECTOMY, EXCEPT BEFORE SHE COULD HAVE THAT OPERATION, THE INSURANCE COMPANY RESCINDED HER POLICY. BASICALLY SAID WE KNOW WE INSURED YOU, BUT BECAUSE THERE WAS A NOTATION IN SOMETHING IN A MEDICAL CHART YEARS AGO THAT REFERRED TO A SKIN ISSUE, NAMELY PIMPLES, AND SOMEBODY MISINTERPRETED IT AS SAYING IT WAS PRECANCEROUS, WHICH THE DOCTOR DENIED, WE'RE NOT COVERING YOUR CANCER TREATMENT. FORTUNATELY CONGRESSMAN BARTON FROM TEXAS INTERVENED ON HER BEHALF AND WAS ABLE TO EVENTUALLY GET HER POLICY REINSTATED. BUT BY THE TIME IT WAS HER TUMORS HAD GROWN BY MORE THAN 300% IN SIZE AND THE TREATMENT THAT SHE GOT WAS VASTLY MORE COMPLICATED AND MORE EXPENSIVE THAN IT EVER NEEDED TO BE. THESE ARE THE FACES OF THE INSURANCE CRISIS, THE HEALTH CRISIS THAT WE FACE. AND WE HAVE TO CHANGE OUR SYSTEM. 14,000 AMERICANS LOSE THEIR HEALTH INSURANCE EVERY DAY, EVERY DAY. IT COULD BE ANY ONE OF US. AND YOU KNOW WHAT, IN THAT SITUATION THAT WE HEARD ABOUT YESTERDAY, THAT AS THREE INSURANCE COMPANIES TESTIFIED BEFORE CONGRESS A MONTH AGO, THREE INSURANCE COMPANIES RESCINDED 10,000 INSURANCE POLICIES. THEY SAVE $300 MILLION BY DOING THAT. BUT THAT WAS ONLY THE COST OF THE CARE THEY DENIED, THE CLAIMS THEY REFUSED TO PAY. NOT THE PERSPECTIVE COST OF COVERING AND TREATING ALL OF THOSE ILLNESSES, WHICH WOULD HAVE BEEN IN THE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS. SO AS WE DEBATE HEALTH CARE OVER THE NEXT WEEK, OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, LET'S REMEMBER THAT IT'S MORE THAN ABOUT MONEY, IT'S MORE THAN ABOUT GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, IT'S MORE THAN ABOUT PROCESS. THIS IS ABOUT AMERICAN HUMAN BEINGS AND THEIR ONLY SIMPLE DESIRE TO HAVE QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE. THAT'S WHAT WE'RE ABOUT, AND THAT'S WHAT WE INTEND TO DO. I YIELD BACK.

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    MR. LEE

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    MR. OLSON

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    MR. WOLF

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    MS. JENKINS

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    MR. SCHIFF

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    MR. ROSKAM

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    MR. MURPHY

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    MR. BACHUS

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    MR. GINGREY

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    MR. GOHMERT

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    MR. HENSARLING

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    MR. RADANOVICH

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    MRS. CAPITO

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    MS. SHEA-PORTER

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    MR. CAMPBELL

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    MR. PITT NAM

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    MR. INGLIS

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    MR. LATHAM

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    MR. HARE

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    MRS. BLACKBURN

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    MR. MCCOTTER

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    MRS. BACHMANN

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    MS. FALLIN

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    MR. GARRETT

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    MR. NEUGEBAUER

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    MR. KINGSTON

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    MR. KENNEDY

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    MR. SHIMKUS

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    MR. REICHERT

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    MR. KUCINICH

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    MR. SIMPSON

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    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:54:01 PM

    MR. SIMPSON

  • 03:55:03 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:55:07 PM

    >>

  • 03:55:10 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:55:13 PM

    MR. ROGERS

  • 03:56:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:56:35 PM

    MR. HOEKSTRA

  • 03:56:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:56:38 PM

    MR. HOEKSTRA

  • 03:57:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:57:58 PM

    MR. MICA

  • 03:58:07 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:58:10 PM

    MR. MICA

  • 03:58:34 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 03:58:45 PM

    MR. MICA

  • 03:59:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:00:05 PM

    MR. FLAKE

  • 04:00:07 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:00:09 PM

    MR. FLAKE

  • 04:01:20 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:01:24 PM

    >>

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    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:01:31 PM

    MR. SMITH

  • 04:02:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:02:27 PM

    MR. KING

  • 04:03:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:03:48 PM

    >>

  • 04:03:51 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:03:53 PM

    MR. EHLERS

  • 04:05:09 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:05:13 PM

    MR. WAMP

  • 04:05:18 PM

    MR. WAMP

  • 04:06:20 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:06:26 PM

    >>

  • 04:06:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:06:35 PM

    MR. DUNCAN

  • 04:07:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:07:49 PM

    >>

  • 04:07:52 PM

    MS. TSONGAS

  • 04:09:11 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:09:15 PM

    MR. MCCARTHY

  • 04:09:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:09:21 PM

    MR. MCCARTHY

  • 04:10:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:10:40 PM

    >>

  • 04:11:47 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:11:52 PM

    >>

  • 04:11:56 PM

    >>

  • 04:12:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:13:03 PM

    >>

  • 04:13:07 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:13:10 PM

    MR. CULBERSON

  • 04:14:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:14:52 PM

    MR. TANNER

  • 04:15:04 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:15:08 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 04:15:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:15:34 PM

    MR. TANNER

  • 04:15:50 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:15:55 PM

    MR. TANNER

  • 04:18:04 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:18:07 PM

    MR. JOHNSON

  • 04:18:12 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:18:15 PM

    MR. JOHNSON

  • 04:21:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:21:47 PM

    MR. TANNER

  • 04:21:54 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:22:56 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:23:01 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:23:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:23:10 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 04:23:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:23:27 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:23:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:23:40 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:23:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:23:47 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:27:09 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:27:15 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:27:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:27:22 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:31:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:31:29 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:31:35 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:31:37 PM

    MR. NYE

  • 04:34:45 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:34:49 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:34:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:34:56 PM

    MS. BROWN-WAITE

  • 04:36:54 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:36:59 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:37:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:37:09 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:37:15 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:37:20 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:37:35 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:38:08 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:38:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:38:17 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 04:38:28 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:38:41 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:38:49 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:38:51 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:42:31 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:42:35 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:42:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:42:41 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:45:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:45:58 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:46:00 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:46:24 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:46:28 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:46:32 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 04:46:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:46:59 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:47:07 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:47:11 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:47:15 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:47:17 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:51:13 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:51:19 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:51:24 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:51:26 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:52:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:52:58 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:53:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:53:11 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:53:15 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:53:17 PM

    MS. VELAZQUEZ

  • 04:53:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:53:32 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:53:33 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:53:37 PM

    MR. THOMPSON

  • 04:53:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:54:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:54:33 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 04:54:39 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:54:44 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 04:54:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:55:04 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 04:55:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:55:19 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 04:55:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:55:33 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 04:55:37 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 04:55:39 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:05:27 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:05:37 PM

    >>

  • 05:07:37 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:07:42 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:07:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:07:48 PM

    >>

  • 05:07:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:07:59 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:08:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:08:31 PM

    >>

  • 05:08:54 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:08:59 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:09:07 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:09:09 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 05:09:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:09:28 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:09:40 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:09:42 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:11:42 PM

    >>

  • 05:12:03 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:12:06 PM

    MR. FORTENBERRY

  • 05:14:26 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:14:32 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:14:34 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:14:36 PM

    >>

  • 05:15:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:15:24 PM

    MR. CUMMINGS

  • 05:15:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:15:50 PM

    >>

  • 05:15:57 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:16:16 PM

    >>

  • 05:16:21 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:16:27 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 05:16:37 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:16:42 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:16:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:16:57 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:17:00 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:17:03 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:17:44 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:17:49 PM

    MR. BOOZMAN

  • 05:17:51 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:17:54 PM

    MR. BOOZMAN

  • 05:17:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:18:01 PM

    MR. BOOZMAN

  • 05:19:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:19:56 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:20:02 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:20:05 PM

    MR. OBERSTAR

  • 05:23:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:23:57 PM

    MR. BOOZMAN

  • 05:24:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:24:10 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:24:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:24:24 PM

    MR. PALLONE

  • 05:25:48 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:25:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:25:55 PM

    MR. BISHOP

  • 05:26:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:26:26 PM

    MS. JOHNSON

  • 05:26:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:27:07 PM

    MR. BOOZMAN

  • 05:27:13 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:28:08 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:28:13 PM

    MR. HASTINGS

  • 05:28:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:28:22 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 05:28:36 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 05:29:33 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 05:29:48 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:06:48 PM

    >>

  • 06:06:52 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:13:49 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:14:06 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:14:53 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:15:03 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:20:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:20:52 PM

    >>

  • 06:20:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:21:03 PM

    >>

  • 06:21:11 PM

    >>

  • 06:21:15 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:21:21 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:21:32 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:21:44 PM

    MS. LOFGREN

  • 06:21:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:21:57 PM

    MS. LOFGREN

  • 06:22:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:22:16 PM

    MS. LOFGREN

  • 06:22:42 PM

    >>

  • 06:22:45 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:22:57 PM

    MS. LOFGREN

  • 06:27:11 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:27:18 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:30:12 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:30:17 PM

    MS. LOFGREN

  • 06:30:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:31:19 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:31:33 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:32:04 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:32:10 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:32:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:32:21 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:32:30 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:32:43 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:32:51 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:32:54 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:34:09 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:34:16 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:36:03 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:36:08 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:36:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:36:23 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:36:25 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:36:39 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:36:45 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:37:01 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:37:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:37:10 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:37:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:37:47 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:37:54 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:37:56 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:37:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:38:03 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:42:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:42:23 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:42:25 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:42:28 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:42:31 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:42:33 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:44:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:45:03 PM

    MRS. DAVIS

  • 06:45:06 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:45:11 PM

    MR. HOLT

  • 06:47:25 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:47:29 PM

    MS. DAVIS

  • 06:47:38 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:47:55 PM

    MR. LUNGREN

  • 06:48:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:49:09 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:49:15 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:49:22 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:49:26 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:49:37 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:49:50 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:50:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:50:03 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:51:47 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:51:54 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:51:59 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:52:02 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:54:26 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:54:34 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:54:36 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:54:42 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:54:46 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:54:49 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:55:06 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:55:08 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:55:11 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:55:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:55:35 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:55:39 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:55:44 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 06:55:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:56:12 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:56:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:56:21 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:56:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:56:32 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 06:58:41 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:58:47 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 06:58:51 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 06:58:54 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:01:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:01:58 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:02:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:02:03 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:02:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:02:58 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:03:08 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:03:11 PM

    MR. SMITH

  • 07:06:43 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:06:46 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:06:51 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:06:56 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:06:59 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:07:15 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:07:31 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:07:40 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:08:12 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:08:19 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:08:22 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 07:08:29 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:08:43 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:08:54 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:08:57 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:11:57 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:12:01 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:12:12 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:12:14 PM

    MR. POE

  • 07:14:53 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:14:57 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:15:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:15:18 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:15:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:15:26 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:18:48 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:18:54 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:19:01 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:19:16 PM

    MR. POE

  • 07:19:18 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:19:21 PM

    MR. POE

  • 07:19:23 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:19:54 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:19:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:20:02 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 07:20:17 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:20:31 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:20:41 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:20:43 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:20:58 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:21:01 PM

    MR. PRICE

  • 07:24:16 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:24:21 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:24:26 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:24:28 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:26:30 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:26:37 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:26:41 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:26:44 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:29:31 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:29:37 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:29:43 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:29:46 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:29:51 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:30:05 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:30:06 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:30:09 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:30:17 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:30:28 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:30:31 PM

    THE CLERK

  • 07:30:42 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:30:56 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:31:05 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:31:08 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:31:14 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:31:16 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:32:31 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:32:35 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:32:40 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:32:42 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:37:55 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:38:00 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:38:28 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:38:29 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:38:46 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:38:49 PM

    MR. SMITH

  • 07:42:28 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:42:33 PM

    MR. FALEOMAVAEGA

  • 07:42:35 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:42:39 PM

    MS. ROS-LEHTINEN

  • 07:42:50 PM

    THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE

  • 07:42:53 PM

    MR. MORAN

  • 07:45:28 PM

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115th Congress - House
Total Hours: 1217 (After 507 days)
  • Debate575 Hours
  • Special Orders249 Hours
  • Votes193 Hours
  • One Minute Speeches102 Hours
  • Morning Hour88 Hours
  • Opening Procedures7 Hours

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