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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2008 :: 1:34:57 to 1:37:09
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Gene Green

1:30:18 to 1:34:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gene Green

Gene Green

1:34:48 to 1:34:57( Edit History Discussion )

Gene Green: madam speaker, i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas reserves his time. the gentleman from georgia. mr. deal: thank you, madam speaker. i

Nathan Deal

1:34:57 to 1:35:10( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: rise today in support of h.r. 1343, the health centers renewal act. i've been a long-time supporter of the community health center program because health centers provide quality health care to

Nathan Deal

1:34:57 to 1:37:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nathan Deal

Nathan Deal

1:35:10 to 1:35:20( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: people in communities which might not have access to health care. i sponsored a five-year health centers re-authorization measure, which passed the house by a large margin, but unfortunately

Nathan Deal

1:35:20 to 1:35:31( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: we were unable to finalize the legislation and see it signed into law. i'd like to thank mr. green for his leadership on the legislation this year and for the willingness of our subcommittee

Nathan Deal

1:35:31 to 1:35:41( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: chairman, mr. pallone, and our full committee chairman, mr. dingell, who worked in a bipartisan way to improve this re-authorization measure. we made important reforms to the program to encourage

Nathan Deal

1:35:41 to 1:35:53( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: the participation of volunteer physicians at health centers. it is my understanding that many physicians would be more willing to volunteer their time at a health center if they knew they would

Nathan Deal

1:35:53 to 1:36:04( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: have liability protection from frivolous lawsuits. this bill provides that assurance through the federal torts claims act. through our work in the committee, we also addressed a situation

Nathan Deal

1:36:04 to 1:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: which developed following hurricanes katrina and rita where some health center employees were not able to carry their liability protection out of their home facility to go work on the gulf

Nathan Deal

1:36:16 to 1:36:28( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: coast. we made a commonsense change to address this situation to ensure that health centers can meet their staffing needs during times of emergency. this amendment mirrored the legislation introduced

Nathan Deal

1:36:28 to 1:36:39( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: by the late representative paul gillmor. and i'm glad that we can honor him by including this in this measure. community health centers are an important component of our health care safety

Nathan Deal

1:36:39 to 1:36:51( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: net. while many communities across the country enjoy e benefits of having a health center, there are still many areas which could benefit through continued expansion of the program. i would

Nathan Deal

1:36:51 to 1:36:59( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: urge my colleagues to support this measure and give medically underserved communities across this country greater access to health care providers at a local community health center. madam

Nathan Deal

1:36:59 to 1:37:09( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: speaker, i would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia reserves gi his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. green: madam speaker, we'll reserve

Tim Murphy

1:37:09 to 1:37:17( Edit History Discussion )

Tim Murphy: the balance of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas reserves his time. the gentleman from ge eorgia. mr. deal: madam speaker, i'm pleased to yield to one of the members

Tim Murphy

1:37:09 to 1:41:06( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tim Murphy

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