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House Proceeding on May 1st, 2008 :: 1:30:02 to 1:33:28
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Fortney Pete Stark

1:27:38 to 1:30:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fortney Pete Stark

Fortney Pete Stark

1:29:48 to 1:30:02( Edit History Discussion )

Fortney Pete Stark: h.res. 1156 and ask for its immediate consideration. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 1156. resolved, that upon adoption of this resolution

Fred Upton

1:30:02 to 1:30:13( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: it shall be in order to take from the speaker's table the bill h.r. 493 to prohibit discrimination on the basis of genetic information with respect to health insurance and employment, with the senate

Fred Upton

1:30:02 to 1:33:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Fred Upton

Fred Upton

1:30:13 to 1:30:26( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: amendment thereto, and to consider in the house, without intervention of any point of order except those arising under clause 10 of rule 21, a motion offered by the chairman of the committee on education

Fred Upton

1:30:26 to 1:30:44( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: and labor or his designee that the house concur in the senate amendment. the senate amendment and the motion shall be considered as read. the motion shall be debatable for one hour, with 20 minutes equally

Fred Upton

1:30:44 to 1:30:59( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the committee on education and labor, 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of

Fred Upton

1:30:59 to 1:31:14( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: the committee energy and commerce, and 20 minutes equally divided and controlled by the chairman and ranking minority member of the committeeon ways and means. the previous question shall be considered

Fred Upton

1:31:14 to 1:31:32( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: as ordered on the motion to its adoption without intervening motion. section 2. during consideration of the motion to concur pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous

Fred Upton

1:31:32 to 1:31:45( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: question, the chair may postpone further consideration of the motion to such time as may be designated by the speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from new york is recognized for one

Fred Upton

1:31:45 to 1:31:56( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: hour. ms. slaughter: thank you, madam speaker. for the purpose of debate only, i yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentleman from texas, mr. sessions. all time yielded during consideration

Fred Upton

1:31:56 to 1:32:10( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: of the rule is for debate only. i yield myself such time as i may consume. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on house

Fred Upton

1:32:10 to 1:32:21( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: resolution 1156. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman from new york is recognized. ms. slaughter: thank you, madam speaker. h.res. 1156 provides for consideration of

Fred Upton

1:32:21 to 1:32:36( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: the senate amendment to h.r. 493, the jen -- the genetic information nondiscrimination act. it is controlled by the education of labor, the committee on ways and means. madam speaker, thetory of humanity

Fred Upton

1:32:36 to 1:32:50( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: is defined by achievements that later is looked upon as having been impacted. the mapping out of the human genome, a discovery that opened the door of possibility and presents an opportunity

Fred Upton

1:32:50 to 1:33:01( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: to advance the human race. the breakthrough in the field of genetics joins the ranks of moment uts discoveries that have -- moment us discoveries that have changed science. like the discovery

Fred Upton

1:33:01 to 1:33:17( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: of the polio vaccine so many years ago. last week, senator kennedy said on the senate floor, he noted the mapping of the human genome may well affect the 21st century as profoundly as the invention

Fred Upton

1:33:17 to 1:33:28( Edit History Discussion )

Fred Upton: of the computer or the splitting of the atom affected the 20th century. however, madam speaker, this does not dramatically lead to these extraordinary breakthroughs. in order to reap the benefits,

Allyson Y. Schwartz

1:33:28 to 1:33:47( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: we must make sure that our social policy keeps pace with the advancement of our science. and that is precisely why i rise today in support of the genetic information nondiscrimination act.

Allyson Y. Schwartz

1:33:28 to 1:35:58( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Allyson Y. Schwartz

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