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House Proceeding 03-17-09 on Mar 17th, 2009 :: 1:43:30 to 1:46:50
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Maxine Waters

1:43:27 to 1:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: h.r. 1429 remains an important piece of legislation yet undone by this congress from the previous congress, and with that i would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman res the gentlelady from california. ms. waters: thank you very much. may i inquire as to how much time i have left? the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady has 16 1/2 minutes

Maxine Waters

1:43:30 to 1:46:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Maxine Waters

1:43:48 to 1:44:09( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: remaing. ms. waters: thank you very much, mr. speaker. continuing, dr. harwa and dr. adam moore's article also pointed out that incarceration could provide a window of opportunity for reaching at-risk individuals and pro treatment and prevention services for h.i.v. and aids. unfortunately, these services

Maxine Waters

1:44:10 to 1:44:30( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: are not consistently available in the correctional system. h.i.v. testing is not required upon entry and prior to release from federal prisons, nor is testing required in most state prisons. treatment for h.i.v. and aids in the correctional system is often limited by lack of

Maxine Waters

1:44:31 to 1:44:51( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: expertise amg prison health providers and inadequate access to h.i.v. pharmaceuticals. finally, h.i.v. prevention programs are notvailable in a consistent or complete fashion throughout the entire correctional system. that is why we need to pass the stop aids in prison act today.

Maxine Waters

1:44:52 to 1:45:12( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: the stop aids in prison act requires the federal bureau of prisons to develop a comprehensive policy to provide h.i.v. testing, treatment and prevention for inmates in federal prisons. this bill requires the bureau of prisons to test all prison inmates for h.i.v. upon entering prison and again prior

Maxine Waters

1:45:13 to 1:45:33( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: to release from prison unless the inmate absolutely opts out from taking the test. inmates who test positive will be given comprehensive treatment during their incarceration and referrals to services in the community prior to release. all inmates, regardless of their test results, will be

Maxine Waters

1:45:34 to 1:45:54( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: given hiv-aidsrevention education. we are honored to have the support of this -- of many of the h.i.v. aids organizations including aids action, the national minority aids

Maxine Waters

1:45:55 to 1:46:17( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: foundation, the aids health care founding a, h.i.v. medicine association, the latino commission on aids, a latino community service and advocacy organization and the national health and curl churl centers, another community

Maxine Waters

1:46:18 to 1:46:40( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: service and javo -- advocacy group, and the board of supervisors of los angeles county has also expressed support for this bill. in conclusion, the stop aids in prison act will help stop the spread of h.i.v.-aids among prison inmates, encourage them to take personal responsibility for their health, and reduce

Maxine Waters

1:46:41 to 1:46:50( Edit History Discussion )

Maxine Waters: the risk that they will transmit hiv-aids to other persons in the commurnt following their release from prison. i would like to thank my

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