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House Proceeding on Feb 5th, 2007 :: 0:34:04 to 0:37:55
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matheson: mr. speaker. on that i ask for the yeas and nays. the speaker pro tempore: the yeas and nays are requested. those favoring a vote by the yeas and nays will rise. a sufficient number having

Edolphus Towns

0:34:04 to 0:34:17( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this question will be postponed. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman

Edolphus Towns

0:34:04 to 0:37:55( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns

0:34:17 to 0:34:28( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: from new york rise? mr. towns: mr. speaker, actually to move that the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 35 as amended. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the

Edolphus Towns

0:34:28 to 0:34:35( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: title of the concurrent resolution. the clerk: house concurrent resolution 35. concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of national black hiv-aids awareness day. the speaker pro tempore:

Edolphus Towns

0:34:35 to 0:34:55( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new york, mr. towns, and the gentleman from texas, mr. burgess, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new york. mr.

Edolphus Towns

0:34:55 to 0:35:09( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: towns: thank you very much, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include material on the resolution under

Edolphus Towns

0:35:09 to 0:35:30( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: consideration. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. towns: mr. speaker, this is a healing moment in the among struggle -- long struggle for full and fair recognition for the african-american

Edolphus Towns

0:35:30 to 0:35:44( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: victims of h.i.v. and aids. i am proud that the congress and our nation continues to recognize the changing face of the h.i.v. and aids. and i urge you to unanimously support this resolution.

Edolphus Towns

0:35:44 to 0:36:02( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: in the previous congress we spent much time and energy on the issue of h.i.v. and aids and rightfully so. i'm glad that the nation and the congress have come together today to support a house

Edolphus Towns

0:36:02 to 0:36:18( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: resolution that recognizes the importance of supporting awareness in african-american communities across this nation. this is a special moment. for me because the hiv-aids crisis has hit the

Edolphus Towns

0:36:18 to 0:36:33( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: national african-american community and my own district in brooklyn, new york, has been hit real hard. so it is critical for congress today to say to the nation that this issue at this time is

Edolphus Towns

0:36:33 to 0:36:50( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: important just as we did in the last session when we included for the first time the minority aids initiative and the ryan white re-authorization. i'm particularly pleased that today's

Edolphus Towns

0:36:50 to 0:37:08( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: congress is recognizing the goals and ideals of national black hiv-aids awareness day. the importance of prevention and testing in african-american communities is very, very important. the need

Edolphus Towns

0:37:08 to 0:37:23( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: for full and equitable treatment of the disease in communities of color. my colleagues will speak to other aspects of the resolution. however we are united in our support for strengthening the public

Edolphus Towns

0:37:23 to 0:37:32( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: health infrastructure to assist african-american communities in fighting this epidemic. i urge my colleagues to vote for this critical resolution and i thank you, mr. speaker. i reserve the

Edolphus Towns

0:37:32 to 0:37:40( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: thank you, mr. speaker. i yield myself such time as i may consume.

Edolphus Towns

0:37:40 to 0:37:55( Edit History Discussion )

Edolphus Towns: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. burgess: thank you, mr. speaker. i rise today in support of house concurrent resolution 35. i was proud to be a co-sponsor of this legislation.

Michael C. Burgess

0:37:55 to 0:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Michael C. Burgess: this legislation recognizes the goals and ideals of national black hiv-aids awareness day. wednesday, february 7, 2007, marks the ninth annual national black hiv-aids awareness day. this day

Michael C. Burgess

0:37:55 to 0:39:48( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Michael C. Burgess

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