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House Proceeding 03-30-09 on Mar 30th, 2009 :: 1:53:20 to 1:54:45
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:53:16 to 1:53:36( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: disclosed to group health plans sponsors, and timely communicated to participants and beneficiaries under such plans in a form that is understandable. the speaker prtempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from new jersey, mr. pallone, and the gentlemanrom louisiana, mr. ask lakers each will control 20 minutes much the chair recognizes the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pane lon: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:53:20 to 1:54:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:53:37 to 1:53:57( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: mr. pallone: i also ask unanimous consent that in ex change of letters on this bill between the chairman of the committee on energy and commerce and the committee on education and labor be included in the congressional record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for as much time as he may consume. mr. pallone: i rise in support

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:53:58 to 1:54:18( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: of h.r. 1253, the health insurance restrictions and limitations clarification act. this bill amends the employee retirement income security act, the public health services act, and the internal revenue code to require that limitations on benefits in group health plans are explicit and disclosed to the plan's sponsor and that that

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:54:19 to 1:54:39( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: plan sponsor disclose those limitations to the plan participants and beneficiaries in a timely this legislation would ensure that plan engage in activities such as riding motorcycles, horses, or snowmobiles or any other legal activity that may result in injury understand if their health plan won't cover those injuries.

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:54:40 to 1:54:45( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: i would like to thank my colleagues, both representative burgess, dr. burgess, as well as mr. stupak for their work on

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