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House Proceeding on Jul 31st, 2009 :: 1:57:50 to 2:00:35
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Tom Price

1:57:43 to 1:58:03( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: that language which the gentleman has seen. the speaker pro t clerk will report the modification. the clerk: modification to amendment number 1 printed in house report 111-237 offered by mr. frank of massachusetts. on line 2, insert after shall, be allowed to. the speaker pro tempore: is there objection to the

Tom Price

1:57:50 to 2:00:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Price

Tom Price

1:58:04 to 1:58:24( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: modification? without objection, the amendment is modified. the gentleman from georgia. mr. price: i thank the speaker and i thank the chairman for his desire and willingness to work together on this. and that being said, the challenges with section 4 are huge.

Tom Price

1:58:25 to 1:58:46( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the far reach of the s.e.c. and the ability of the federal government now to get into the executive compensation packages for businesses for which there is no federal money involved is remarkable in its extent. and as we know, the democrat majority has a great desire to ha the government everywhere in our lives.

Tom Price

1:58:47 to 1:59:08( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: whether it's in financial institutions, whether it's in energy companies, whether it's the american people have to turn on and off their light switch. i just picked up the paper this morning, mr. speaker, and saw there was an op-ed in "the wall street journal" talking about health reform and cancer and saying if the federal

Tom Price

1:59:09 to 1:59:29( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: government is allowed to control health care then it may result in the innovation in th area of cancer. i suggest that if the federal government is allowed in this arena, that what we'll see is a huge depressing effect on the ability of businesses all acro create the most vibrant and enepreneurial and active

Tom Price

1:59:30 to 1:59:52( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: businesses that are to the benefit of the american people, that create jobs, tt allow us to be the greatest nation in the history of the world, and it's just little bits that chip away at the fabric of our nation that make it so that it is impossible to continue to compete on an international basis. and so, mr. speaker, i'll -- i'm pleased that the chairman

Tom Price

1:59:53 to 2:00:13( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: was willing to clarify the amendment. however, it still gets to the heart of whether or not we are going to allow the federal government into decisions that ought to be left in a free market and in a private sector arrangement. so i urge defeat of the amendment and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time.

Tom Price

2:00:14 to 2:00:35( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Price: the question is on the amendment as modified by the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. frank. all those in favor say aye. all those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. mr. price: mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from georgia. mr. price: on that i request a recorded vote. the speaker pro tempore: a recorded vote is requested. sprourt -- those favoring a recorded vote will rise.

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