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House Proceeding 03-24-09 on Mar 24th, 2009 :: 0:22:05 to 0:23:30
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Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:02 to 0:22:22( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: be abusing the economic opportunity for our children and our grandchildren. what kind of protection is that? the speaker pro tempore: t gentlelady's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from connecticut rise? ms. delauro: to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentlelady is recognized. ms. delauro: an estimated

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:05 to 0:23:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Rosa L. DeLauro

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:23 to 0:22:44( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: 184,000 cases of invasive breast cancer were diagnosed last year. i rise today in support breast cancer patient who has ever undergone a masectomy and told by h she has to leave the hospital 24 hours or less before she has had time to recover. i'm introducing the breast cancer patient protection act

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:22:45 to 0:23:06( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: today, reintroducing it, it's a bipartisan bill, overwhelmingly passed this house last yea vote of 42 simply it ensures that after breast cancer surgery, a woman will have 48 hours to recuperate in the hospital, no matter which insurance coverage she has. it does not mandate that the patient has to stay in the

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:23:07 to 0:23:27( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: hospital for 48 hours, but decision should be made by patient and doctor and not by an insurance company. avw lifetime tv petition has had 23 million times people directing their stories to website.

Rosa L. DeLauro

0:23:28 to 0:23:30( Edit History Discussion )

Rosa L. DeLauro: we have information from 50 states.

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