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House Proceeding 03-30-09 on Mar 30th, 2009 :: 1:42:25 to 1:44:05
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:42:21 to 1:42:42( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: all those in favor of taking this vote by the yeas and nays will rise and remain standing until counted. a sufficient number having arisen, the yeas and nays are ordered. pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20 and the chair's prior announcem proceedings on this motion will be postponed. for what purpose does the gentleman from new jersey rise? mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:42:25 to 1:44:05( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:42:43 to 1:43:03( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: the wakefield act. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: union calendar number 14, h.r. 479, to amend the public health service act to provide a means for continued improvement in emergency medical services for children. the speaker pro tempore: does as amended? mr. pallone: yes. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:43:04 to 1:43:25( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, and the gentleman from louisiana, mr. scalise, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: mr. speaker, again, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on the bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. pallone:, and i would -- and i would yield myself for as such time as i may consume.

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:43:26 to 1:43:47( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. pallone: i rise in support of h.r. 479, the wakefield act. every year children from 1 to 19 die, though we have made changes in our system that provide transport for our adults, there's been limited focus on the specialize needs of children. recognizing this gap in knowledge, congress created the emergency medica children grant program in 1984

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:43:48 to 1:44:06( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: which is designed to ensure state-of-the-art emergency medical care for ill or injured children and adolescents. the bill before us today re-authorizes this vital public health program that covers the entire spectrum of emergency medical care. it also allows grants awarded under the emsc program

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