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House Proceeding 10-27-09 on Oct 27th, 2009 :: 2:36:20 to 2:37:30
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Lee Terry

2:36:17 to 2:36:37( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: get insured, that people with pre-existing conditions get health care and we do this without breaking the bank, without raising taxes and creating new debt and devastation. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from nebraska rise? mr. terry: unanimous consent to address the house for one minute. revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection.

Lee Terry

2:36:20 to 2:37:30( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Lee Terry

Lee Terry

2:36:38 to 2:36:59( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: mr. simple universal health care act, a plan which will let the uninsured opt into a system which is identical twin to the health care that we have in congress. this plan removes restrictions on pre-existing conditions, it allows employers to opt in and maintain the current tax benefits for providing coverage, the administrative costs will be around $15 million, not billion,

Lee Terry

2:37:00 to 2:37:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: not $1.2 trillion, and would be paid for by the insurance companies leaving the taxpayers with no cost. this will had plan offers a variety of options and companies compete for customers, that holds down the cost and maximizes benefits without a government takeover of health care, without using taxpayer dollars, without taking money from medicare or raising taxes

Lee Terry

2:37:22 to 2:37:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lee Terry: on small business. the act is a simple, affordable, private sector approach to making sure all peoplehave

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