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House Proceeding 09-23-08 on Sep 23rd, 2008 :: 1:58:55 to 1:59:48
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Frank Jr.Pallone

1:58:46 to 1:59:05( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. but first we will have some order in the house. take our seats. mr. pallone: mr. speaker, i r. rise

Frank Jr.Pallone

1:59:05 to 1:59:25( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: today to support the passage of 6983 the menlt health and addiction equity act of 2008 which will provide addiction care parity. we live in time where discrimination against any persons should

Frank Jr.Pallone

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Frank Jr.Pallone: not be tolerated. one out of every five american suffers from mental illness or substance abuse addiction. the legislation before ussl will fully iynsure equity in the cover of mental

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illness and ln substance abuse disorders by requiring that group health plans offer that coveragofe without the imposition of discriminatory financial ry requirerements or discriminatory

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treatment and limitations. i want to recognize two of my colleagues, representative patrick kennedy and representa tive jim ramstad, who have worked ti relessly to bring this bill to the floor.

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