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House Proceeding 03-19-10 on Mar 19th, 2010 :: 0:34:55 to 0:36:50
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Jackie Speier

0:34:53 to 0:35:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jackie Speier: for designation of march 20 as a national day of recognition for long-term care physicians. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentlewoman from california, ms. speier, and the gentleman from ohio, mr. jordan, each will control 20 minutes. the chr recognizes the gentlewoman from california. ms. speier: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that

Jackie Speier

0:34:55 to 0:36:50( Edit History Discussion )
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Jackie Speier

0:35:14 to 0:35:34( Edit History Discussion )

Jackie Speier: all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. ms. speier: i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewon is recognized. ms. speier: i rise in support of h.con.res. 244, a bill recognizing the work of our nation's long-term care physicians.

Jackie Speier

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

Jackie Speier: millions of americans with disabilities or chronic illnesses require long-term medical care. the medical professionals who provide this care are commonly address multiple chronic conditions and develop strong, compassionate, and trusting relationships with their patients. long-term care is often required by americans of advanced age and as this

Jackie Speier

0:35:56 to 0:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Jackie Speier: population increases, the demands for these service also obviously be increasing as well. however, all of us of any age are susceptible to illnesses, injuries, and conditions that require long-term care so we all have a stake in this. all americans should be grateful for the hard work by

Jackie Speier

0:36:17 to 0:36:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jackie Speier: these dedicated professionals. in particular h.con.res. 244 recognizes the work of the american medical directors association, the professional association for longerm care physicians officially chartered in 1978. h.con.res. 244 was introduced by my colleague, the gentleman from georgia, representative

Jackie Speier

0:36:39 to 0:36:51( Edit History Discussion )

Jackie Speier: phil gingrey, on march 2, 2010. the measure was referred to the committee on oversight and government reform which reported it favorably by unanimous consent on march 18, 2010. the bill enjoys the support of

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