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House Proceeding 11-07-09 on Nov 7th, 2009 :: 2:07:25 to 2:10:10
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Pete Sessions

2:07:21 to 2:07:42( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: sold you the policy. if you live in oregon but you got policy that was written in -- oh, by the way, they expand the definition of states to include the territories and the mariana islands. so if you have a problem call the mariana islands smurns commission. that's the republican's plan. -- mariana islands insurance commission. that's the republican's plan.

Pete Sessions

2:07:25 to 2:10:10( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Pete Sessions

Pete Sessions

2:07:43 to 2:08:04( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: the speaker pro tempore: th time of the gentleman has expired. the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: i' to the gentleman from texas for a unanimous consent request. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. >> mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to revise and extend my remarks and submit my statement to the record on this job-killing bill, that piles debt on our children and raises health care costs and raises taxes on the american people.

Pete Sessions

2:08:05 to 2:08:25( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: the speaker pro tempore: the time of the gentleman has expired. and the chair will charge the distinguished gentleman from texas with the time. the gentleman from texas. mr. sessions: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, the rules committee did a great job, held a 12-hour meetinyestday. i'd like to say to the american people that everybody understands what's in this bill. they have a chance.

Pete Sessions

2:08:26 to 2:08:46( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: no unintended consequences with this. republicans have laid out what we believe will happen. around the country also know what would happen, and i'd like to ask unanimous consent to insert in the record the lists of people who would say vote no on this bill. they are business organizations all across this country. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, we

Pete Sessions

2:08:47 to 2:09:08( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: understand $732.5 billion worth of tax increases. once again, let's get this right. no unintended consequences here. this is a job killer. i'd like to ask unanimous consent to put into the record a list of the tax increases that are proposed in this bill. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, also, last night in the rules committee we found out which is

Pete Sessions

2:09:09 to 2:09:30( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: very devastating and i believe unwise, the senate does not they removed it, but the house keeps in this bill -- excuse me -- failure to comply with individual mandates in this bill could lead to a $250,000 fine and five years in jail,

Pete Sessions

2:09:31 to 2:09:52( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: criminal penalties that are a felony if you willingly choose not to participate, if you willingly choose not to pay the and, mr. speaker, what we're going to do is criminalize americans who choose join in this government-run health care system.

Pete Sessions

2:09:53 to 2:10:11( Edit History Discussion )

Pete Sessions: there are not unintended consequences. the members need to know that this is going to raise premiums. it is going to raise taxes. and perhaps worst of all, we are going to crimilize with mr. speaker,his is not a way

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