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House Proceeding on Jun 4th, 2008 :: 1:58:59 to 2:04:25
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Gene Green

1:54:51 to 1:58:59( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gene Green

Gene Green

1:58:43 to 1:58:59( Edit History Discussion )

Gene Green: i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. terry: i would like to thank the speaker and mr. green and the committee 230r bringing -- for bringing this forward in

Lee Terry

1:58:59 to 1:59:16( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: such a timely manner. this is an important act. this bill reflects a bipartisan effort, strengthened by the leadership of m towns, who provides the necessary funding for the poison control centers

Lee Terry

1:58:59 to 2:04:25( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lee Terry

1:59:16 to 1:59:34( Edit History Discussion )

to continue their lifesaving work. i must say that in writing this bill i enjoyed working with mr. towns and his staff and appreciate all of their help and cooperation. . the poison control

Lee Terry

1:59:34 to 1:59:48( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: center located in omaha is the designated poison control for nebraska, wyoming and amazingly american samoa. the federated states and the federated states of micronearbya. it is one of

Lee Terry

1:59:48 to 2:00:02( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: the oldest poison control centers in the united states established in 1957. it's one of 52 poison control centers in the united states certified as a regional poison control center by the american

Lee Terry

2:00:02 to 2:00:16( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: association of poison control centers and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with full information and treatment capabilities. the majority of funding is provided by the united

Lee Terry

2:00:16 to 2:00:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: states of nebraska med center, craytop university medical center and the university of nebraska. in 2007, 61 poison control centers located throughout the united states played a critical role in

Lee Terry

2:00:29 to 2:00:43( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: saving the lives by responding to four million calls. poison control centers are staffed by medical professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. these professionals are trained with

Lee Terry

2:00:43 to 2:00:58( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: the knowledge needed to assist poison risk, advise treatment patients, recommend treatment or refer them to appropriate medical cilities. poisoning is the second leading form of unintentional

Lee Terry

2:00:58 to 2:01:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: death in the united states and is an estimated 60% of those exposures are experienced by children under the age of 6. calls received by poison control centers addressed chemical, biological, nuclear

Lee Terry

2:01:13 to 2:01:26( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: exposure, as well as adverse reaks to pesticides, cleaning products and other hazardous products. this bill provides the funding needed to authorize the poison center national toll free number,

Lee Terry

2:01:26 to 2:01:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: national media campaign and the state grant program to provide assistance for poison control prevention. this legislation not only saves lives but saves millions of dollars a year in preventable

Lee Terry

2:01:37 to 2:01:55( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: medical expenses.teletext a report by the institute of medicine conclude that the nation's poison control centers yielded $7 in savings

Lee Terry

2:01:55 to 2:02:11( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: for every $1 invested. in 2005 alone, poison control centers saved federal health programs an estimated $525 million. i encourage my colleagues to examine the this bill and join us -- and join

Lee Terry

2:02:11 to 2:02:22( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: news support of this bill, a life-saving work of the poison control centers across the country. i yield back my personal time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from nebraska yields back

Lee Terry

2:02:22 to 2:02:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. green: mr. speaker, we have no other speakers if we're ready to close. i reserve my right to close. mr. terry: let me see. i don't think anyone else has

Lee Terry

2:02:35 to 2:02:51( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: asked us if i could -- if i could just give a couple of minutes before i close or before the gentleman closes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from nebraska is recognized. mr. terry:

Lee Terry

2:02:51 to 2:03:09( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: as i mentioned in my first statement, my opening statement, that this is a bipartisan effort. i once again want to thank mr. towns. i have the floor statement of our ranking member, joe barton,

Lee Terry

2:03:09 to 2:03:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: who is also in support of this bill and i read a significant part and put in his statement for the record. our primary defense against poisoning, poison control centers are a vital part of

Lee Terry

2:03:21 to 2:03:31( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: our health care system in the united states. few people realize poisoning is the second most common form of unintentional death in the united states. in 2005, there were over 26,000 deaths

Lee Terry

2:03:31 to 2:03:43( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: in the united states caused by the ingestion of poisons that resulted from approximately five million incidents of poison exposure. and without question, the number of deaths and debilitating

Lee Terry

2:03:43 to 2:03:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: injuries resulting from poisoning would be significantly higher if it weren't for the strong network of poison centers we already have. and with the passage of the legislation before us today,

Lee Terry

2:03:56 to 2:04:08( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: i'm confident that we have a great program -- made a great program even better. and thanks all of the efforts from the members of the energy and commerce committee in making this a great bipartisan

Lee Terry

2:04:08 to 2:04:16( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: bill. with that i do yield back all of our time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. green: mr. speaker, i yield myself as

Lee Terry

2:04:16 to 2:04:25( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. green: i'd like to thank my colleague who is a member of the energy and commerce committee, not on this bill

Gene Green

2:04:25 to 2:04:35( Edit History Discussion )

Gene Green: but on other health care bills that we're dealing with on a bipartisan basis. this re-authorization of the poison center national toll free number, the media campaign, has been approved -- has been

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