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House Proceeding on Jun 20th, 2008 :: 0:15:08 to 0:20:18
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Susan Collins

0:13:31 to 0:15:08( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Susan Collins

Susan Collins

0:14:58 to 0:15:08( Edit History Discussion )

Susan Collins: and report the bill to the house with such amendments as may have been adopted. any member m demand a separate vote in the house on any amendment adopted in the committee of the whole to the

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:15:08 to 0:15:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: bill or to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. the previous question shall be considered as ordered on the bill and amendments thereto to final passage without intervening motion

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:15:08 to 0:20:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Dennis A. Cardoza

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:15:22 to 0:15:39( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: except one motion to recommit with or without instructions. section 2. during consideration in the house of h.r. 5876 pursuant to this resolution, notwithstanding the operation of the previous question,

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:15:39 to 0:15:50( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the chair may postpone further consideration of the bill to such time as may be designated by the speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from california is recognized for one hour. >>

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:15:50 to 0:16:01( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: thank you, madam speaker. for the purposes of debate only, i yield the customary 30 minutes to the gentleman from florida, mr. diaz-balart. all time yielded in consideration of the rule is for debate only.

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:16:01 to 0:16:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. >> i ask unanimous consent that all members have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks on house resolution 1276.

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:16:12 to 0:16:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. >> madam speaker, i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. cardoza: thank you,

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:16:32 to 0:16:45( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: madam speaker. h.r. 1276 provides for consideration of h.r. 5876 stop child abuse inres. enrble programs for teens act of 2008. it provides for one hour of debate divide evenly between the

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:16:45 to 0:17:00( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: committee chair and the ranking member of the committee. the rules are sprinted -- printed in the rules committee report, including a bipartisan manager's amendment. the rule waives all points of

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:17:00 to 0:17:17( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: order against the bill except for clauses 9 and 10 of rule 21 and the rule provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions. madam speaker, the bill before us today, the stop

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:17:17 to 0:17:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: child abuse act inres. endrble -- residential programs for teens act responds to an urgent need to protect our vulnerable children. an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 u.s. children and teenagers attend

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:17:32 to 0:17:45( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: programs, including therapeutic boarding schools, wilderness camps, boot camps and behavioral modification facilities. they are intended to help children with behavioral, emotional, or mental

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:17:45 to 0:17:59( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: health problems. however, many are loosely regulated, if they are regulated at all. as a result, some of the very facilities supposed to be providing a safe environment for our nation's

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:17:59 to 0:18:12( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: vulnerable children have instead provided us with some of the most shocking accounts of child abuse and neglect we have ever been witness. to a governmental report recently uncovered thousands

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:18:12 to 0:18:29( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: of cases of child abuse and neglect at residential programs for teens. tragically, in a number of cases, it led to the child's death. i won't scribe the horrifying stories, but i will say

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:18:29 to 0:18:43( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: they go far beyond simple maltreatment. the stories are deplorable, they are inexcusable, and they are inhumane. this bill, h.r. 5876, will keep children safe by imposing new national standards

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:18:43 to 0:18:54( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: forres. endrble treatment programs. these standards include prohibitions on denying children food, water, clothing, shelter, or medical care for any reason, including as a form of punishment.

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:18:54 to 0:19:08( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: the bill upholds core moral values by specifically prohibiting programs from engaging in practices that physically, sexually assault, or mentally abuse or torment children in their care.

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:19:08 to 0:19:22( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: it requires programs to train staff in understanding what constitutes child abuse and neglect and how to report it and it requires programs to have emergency medical care plans in plasmse the bill

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:19:22 to 0:19:32( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: also includes several oother provisions such as requiring programs to disclose to parents the qualifications of staff, notifying parents of substantial reports of abuse, substantiated reports

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:19:32 to 0:19:44( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: of abuse and providing grant money to states if they develop their own standards that are at least as strong as the national ones. on a personal note, i would like to say that my wife kathy

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:19:44 to 0:19:58( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: andry proud parents of three children, two of which we adopted from foster care. i can tell you from my own person experience that nothing is more important to a child's life than having

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:19:58 to 0:20:10( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: a secure home. no child should ever be subject to abuse or neglect, especially when the care of those who are supposed to be providing treatment do not. i commend chairman miller for his tireless

Dennis A. Cardoza

0:20:10 to 0:20:18( Edit History Discussion )

Dennis A. Cardoza: efforts on behalf of our nation's children. i strongly urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle tos support this common sense legislation, and i reserve the balance of my time. the

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:20:18 to 0:20:32( Edit History Discussion )

Lincoln Diaz-Balart: speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves his time. the chair will receive a message. the messenger: madam speaker a metsdzage from the speaker. the secretary: madam speaker. the speaker pro

Lincoln Diaz-Balart

0:20:18 to 0:28:09( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lincoln Diaz-Balart

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