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House Proceeding 07-31-08 on Aug 1st, 2008 :: 3:32:18 to 3:39:10
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Chet Edwards

3:30:20 to 3:32:18( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Chet Edwards

Chet Edwards

3:32:02 to 3:32:18( Edit History Discussion )

Chet Edwards: c on box, anything above $10 million comes under se ction 8104. when i r efer to -- and this is nd what the parliamentarian -- the house practice guuside. the guide to the rules, he precedents

Jeb Hensarling

3:32:18 to 3:32:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: and procedures of the house. so when i go to page 84, theth authorization from specific statutes in this paragraph, mr. chairman, so this ians page 84 and it's titled u tnder authorization from

Jeb Hensarling

3:32:18 to 3:39:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jeb Hensarling

Jeb Hensarling

3:32:37 to 3:32:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: specific statutes or general existing law. so what i have done is referred rr to the general law,he not the specific, this is the general law. authorization for a program may be derived from

Jeb Hensarling

3:32:54 to 3:33:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: a specific law providing authoriprty for that particular program or from a more general exi sting law, which means organic law, where e authorizingor appropriations for ti such progr ams. so

Jeb Hensarling

3:33:10 to 3:33:26( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: what's happened over t'the years, it's like the armedme services committee, mr. chairman, we don'tch bring that annual v.a. authorization bill. so what's happened over the decades, mr. chairman, we have

Jeb Hensarling

3:33:26 to 3:33:38( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: always relied on the 8103 ass the general authority provision. now, if you sa y, steve, when you look at this amendmeoknt -- wh wen en you look at the amendment, t, because you don't put v.a.

Jeb Hensarling

3:33:38 to 3:33:59( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: facility at the end, well, then,he we might interpret that as applications to all other -- here we go -- to all other ll sections. ct mr. chairman, taihat's why i said, the mistake that

Jeb Hensarling

3:33:59 to 3:34:20( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: was made was is that all of these other sections don't even apply to solar. only one of these sections would apply solar, and ty hat is the medical facility section and that is the 8103. so

Jeb Hensarling

3:34:20 to 3:34:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: my appeal to you is, by putting the solar amendment here at the end of the paragraph, there's only one section here that it applies and that is is section 8103. 81 so authori zation -- when the

Jeb Hensarling

3:34:33 to 3:34:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: chairman said, waicht a minute, you don't have the authorization, i would appeal tol the chair that general authority exists within the minor n construction statute for us to do this. and that

Jeb Hensarling

3:34:50 to 3:35:08( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: would be my argument on the point of order. the chairman: does any other member wish to be heard?is mr. edwards: mr. chairman, i just say briefly, i think the chair has receiv ed plenty of

Jeb Hensarling

3:35:08 to 3:35:24( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: advice and i would like to ask once again for a ruling. the chairman: the chair is proposed to rule. the proponent carriesnt the burdehen of persuasion on the question of whether it is supported

Jeb Hensarling

3:35:24 to 3:35:37( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: by an authorization in law. having reviewed the amendnt and entertained argument on both parties on the point of oonrder, the chair is unable to conclude that t he item in question is

Jeb Hensarling

3:35:37 to 3:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: authorized in law,au specifically the amendment is not confined to medical facilities. the chair is therefore constrained to sustain the point of order offered by the gentleman from texas

Jeb Hensarling

3:35:55 to 3:36:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: under clause rule 2-a of rule 21. for what purpose does gentleman rise? mr. buyer: givenhe. ruling which you have just made, it would almost mean that what we're going to put sinolars onon

Jeb Hensarling

3:36:13 to 3:36:29( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: tombstones? i appeal the ruling of the chair. i move to appeal the ruling of the chair. mr. buyer: i will withdraw my motion to appeal the rulingap and i will take the matter up with the

Jeb Hensarling

3:36:29 to 3:36:41( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: secretary. and i will get solar for v.a. medical facilities. the chairman: the withdrawn.wn the clerk: page 41, line 15, extended care for medical c faciliti es, $165 million. grants -- the chairman:

Jeb Hensarling

3:36:41 to 3:36:56( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: for what purpose does the gentlelady from texas rise? mr. edwards: i ask that remainder of section 2 be considered read and open to amendment at any point. the chairman: is there objection?

Jeb Hensarling

3:36:56 to 3:37:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: without objection, so ordered. are there any amendments? >> point of inquiry. mr. wamp: could you restate hulow far you have read? the chairman: page 51, line 11. mr. wamp: no objection. the chairman:

Jeb Hensarling

3:37:10 to 3:37:28( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: are there any amenents? the clerk will designate the amendment. the clerk: amendment number 9 printed in the congressional record offered by ms. jackson lee of texas. the chairman: fo r what purpose

Jeb Hensarling

3:37:28 to 3:37:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: se does the gentleman from texas rise? mr. edwards: mr. chairman, i reserve a point of order on the gentlewoman's amendment. the chairman: the the gentlewoman fr om texas is recognized. ms.

Jeb Hensarling

3:37:40 to 3:37:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: jackson lee: i rise to offer and withdraw an amendment on this particu lar bill. the amendment has to do with the secretasery of veterans affairs calling upon them to increase the number of

Jeb Hensarling

3:37:54 to 3:38:13( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: medical centers specializing in post-traumatic stress disorder in underserved urban areas which shall include using the services of existing health care entities pthursuant to the authority in

Jeb Hensarling

3:38:13 to 3:38:31( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: section 1703. this particular amendment has toam do with ensuring the cooperation with existing health care institutions used by the secretary pursuant to osubsection a. i would like to see these

Jeb Hensarling

3:38:31 to 3:38:50( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: th faciliti es located in an area n defined as a hub zone and as well in an are a that covers rural areas. i'd like to see, according t to my amendment, that these facilities would be located within

Jeb Hensarling

3:38:50 to 3:39:10( Edit History Discussion )

Jeb Hensarling: a stocate that has sustained more than 5% of the total casualties suffered by the united states armed forces in operation enduring freedom and eeoperation iraqi freedom. i'm very pleased that

Gene Taylor

3:39:10 to 3:39:31( Edit History Discussion )

Gene Taylor: unde pr the leadership of chairman edwards, long-standing leadership that the legislation that we have before us includes more dollars for mental health and substance abuse and as well, some s $3.8

Gene Taylor

3:39:10 to 3:41:53( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gene Taylor

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