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House Proceeding 09-29-09 on Sep 29th, 2009 :: 1:14:45 to 1:22:45
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Stephen F. Lynch

1:14:41 to 1:15:01( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: his accomplishments. i rise today to ask my colleagues to join me in honoring mr. johnson and expressing our condences to his family and passing by supporting h.res. 693. thank you, mr. speaker, and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:14:45 to 1:22:45( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Stephen F. Lynch

Stephen F. Lynch

1:15:02 to 1:15:23( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: on behalf of the committee on oversight and government reform, i'm proud to present house resolution 693 for consideration. this resolution serves to honor the life and accomplishments of nfl coaching legend jim johnson as well as extd our condolences to the johnson family on his passing. the measure before us was introduced on july 29, 2009, by my colleague who spoke earlier,

Stephen F. Lynch

1:15:24 to 1:15:44( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: representative bob brady of pennsylvania, and this measure was reported out of the oversight committee on september 24, 2009, by unanimous consent. additionally, house resolution 693 has been co-sponsored by over 50 members of congress and enjoys strong support from the members of the pennsylvania

Stephen F. Lynch

1:15:45 to 1:16:08( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: house delegation. house resolution 693 honors the life and contributions of jim johnson with a football career that spanned over 50 years at the college level and with the national football league. a native of maywood, illinois, coach johnson began his career in football as a player. first as an all big eight quarterback from 1959 to 1962

Stephen F. Lynch

1:16:09 to 1:16:31( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: at the university of missouri. under coach dan divine. and as a tight end with the buffalo bills from the american football league from 1963 to 164. in 1967 mr. johnson turned his attention to coaching and was hired pi issouri southern college as the -- by missouri southern college. his coach at the school was followed by four-year tours at

Stephen F. Lynch

1:16:32 to 1:16:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: drake university and at indiana university, and ultimately led to a six-year stint at defensive backs coach and defensive coordinator at the university of notre dame. and has been pointed out by my colleague, the fighting irish won the football championship in coach johnson's first season with the team. coach johnson went on to coaching positions with the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:16:55 to 1:17:17( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: oklahoma outlaws and jacksonville bulls of the united states football league and the 1986 -- in 1986 entered the national football league as defensive line secondary coach for the arizona cardinals. coach johnson would later join the defensive coaching staff with the indianapolis colts

Stephen F. Lynch

1:17:18 to 1:17:38( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: before andy reid pursued and hired johnson to be the defensive coordinator in 1999. during his tenure with the eagles that perhaps most epitizes his mastery of defensive schemes as noted by eagles coach, andy reid, coach, the best in the business what he does, closed quote. coach johnson's tenure in

Stephen F. Lynch

1:17:39 to 1:17:59( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: philadelphia witnessed 26 probowl selection -- pro bowl selections. as noted by the philadelphia inquirer of coach johnson's eagles career will be remembered as, quote, one of the finest decades of football in history and when the chapter about the end of the 21st

Stephen F. Lynch

1:18:00 to 1:18:20( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: ntury is written about this football team, the name jim johnson will be mentioned prominently. in atigs to his professional accomplishments, coach johnson will be equally remembered as a moving husband to his wife, vicky, a dedicated father to his son scott and daught michelle and enduring grandfather to his four

Stephen F. Lynch

1:18:21 to 1:18:41( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: grandchildren. regrettably, coach johnson passed away in july, 2009, at the age of 6. mr. speaker, it's my hope that we can honor the life and accomplishments of coach johnson and, precks our sincere condolences to his family in passing h.r. 693. i ask my colleagues to support

Stephen F. Lynch

1:18:42 to 1:19:02( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: this resolution. and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from ohio. mr. turner: mr. speaker, i urge all members to support the passage of h.res. 693 ani yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:19:03 to 1:19:24( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: in closing i urge my colleagues to join with the lead sponsor of this resolution, bob brady of pennsylvania, in supporting house resolution 693, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. and so the question is will the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 693. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the

Stephen F. Lynch

1:19:25 to 1:19:47( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: affirmative, the rules are suspended, the resolution is agreed to and without objection a motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from massachusetts rise? mr. lynch: mr. speaker, i ask that the house suspend the rules and agree to house concurrent resolution 186. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:19:48 to 1:20:08( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: resolution 186, concurrent resolution supporting the goals and ideals of sickle cell disease awareness month. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from massachusetts, mr. lynch, and the gentleman from ohio, mr. turner, each will con the chair recognizes the gentleman from massachusetts. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask that all members may have five legislative days within

Stephen F. Lynch

1:20:09 to 1:20:29( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: which to revise and extend their remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lynch: thank you, mr. speaker. i now yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. lynch: mr. speaker, on behalf of the government oversight and reform committee, i'm proud to present house concurrent resolution 186 for consideration.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:20:30 to 1:20:50( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: this legislation expresses our support for the goals and ideals of sickle cell disease awareness month. the measure before us was introduced on september 16, 2009, by my colleague and good friend, representative danny davis of illinois. and favorab reported out of the oversight committee on september 24 by unanimous coent. in addition, this measure enjoys the support of over 70

Stephen F. Lynch

1:20:51 to 1:21:11( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: members of congress, and i am proud to say that i am also an original co-sponsor. mr. speaker, house concurrent resolution 186 highlights the importance of sickle cell disease awareness month. sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that predominantly affects individuals of subsaharan

Stephen F. Lynch

1:21:12 to 1:21:33( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: african ancestry. today, an estimated of 70,000 to 100,000 americans suffer from this disease and nearly one in 50 african-american newborns is born with sickle cell. individuals with sickle cell have red blood cells that assume a rigid sickle shape

Stephen F. Lynch

1:21:34 to 1:21:54( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: when these blood cells travel through the small blood vessels, they often clog blood flow. this offer creates severe pain, anemia. tragically, the life expectancy those with sickle cell is greatly reduced.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:21:55 to 1:22:16( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: 42 males for males and 48 years for females. in africa, more than 90% of children with sickle cell die before the illness is even diagnosed. there is no cure for this illness. although with careful soup -- supervision, people with sickle cell can live a full and healthy life.

Stephen F. Lynch

1:22:17 to 1:22:37( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: they need to avoid crises, releaving symptoms and preventing complications. despite its prevalence and seriousness, little is known publicly about sickle cell disease. for this reason, sickle cell disease awareness month presents season opportunity to increase public uerstanding of this illness and to work

Stephen F. Lynch

1:22:38 to 1:22:45( Edit History Discussion )

Stephen F. Lynch: collectively to find a cure for sickle cell. in closing, i wholeheartedly support this measure and encourage all my colleagues to

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