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House Proceeding on Jan 14th, 2009 :: 0:25:50 to 0:27:15
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David Scott

0:25:47 to 0:26:08( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: we plead guilty and we will keep pushing to give these children the care they deserve. mr. hastings: i was prepared to yield to the gentleman. i will not. madam speaker, i yield one minute to the distinguished gentleman from georgia, my good friend, david scott, who h his fellows in the area of

David Scott

0:25:50 to 0:27:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: David Scott

David Scott

0:26:09 to 0:26:29( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: georgia have been champions for children's health insurance. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia is recognized for one minute. mr. scott: madam speaker, what a great day this is. to be able to finally, finally pass this much needed bill. madam speaker, we have over 300,000 georgia young people and children who desperately need this legislation. we worked hard in the past

David Scott

0:26:30 to 0:26:50( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: sessions to be able to get this bill passed, but to no avail. now we will be able to get this passed and hopefully it just might be the very first bill that our new president, president barack obama, will sign. but let me just tell you of the improvements on this bill and what we have so the american people will know.

David Scott

0:26:51 to 0:27:12( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: it will eliminate the five-year waiting period for low-income people insured to be a part of the program. it will add four million new additional uninsured low-income children. it also to bring that total up to 11 million. there will be a 4.5-year re-authorization period that extends all the way to the 2013.

David Scott

0:27:13 to 0:27:15( Edit History Discussion )

David Scott: it will add dental and mental health parity which is so

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