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House Proceeding on Dec 6th, 2006 :: 2:23:36 to 2:29:15
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Frank Jr.Pallone

2:21:23 to 2:23:36( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Frank Jr.Pallone

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:23:22 to 2:23:36( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: the chairman of the subcommittee and i also want to thank joe cagen of the national respite coalition for her -- jill cagen for her efforts. 26 million americans are caring for an adult family

Nathan Deal

2:23:36 to 2:23:49( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: member who is chronically ill or disabled. additionally, an estimated 18 million children have chronic, physical, developmental or emotional conditions that place significant demands on their

Nathan Deal

2:23:36 to 2:29:15( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Nathan Deal

Nathan Deal

2:23:49 to 2:24:07( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: parents. family caregivers are australian silent heroes. helping those quho struggle with disease or disability to avoid more costly institutional placements. voluntary care is personally rewarding,

Nathan Deal

2:24:07 to 2:24:20( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: it can result in substantial, emotional, physical and financial strain on the caregiver. when one family member is caring for the other, it doesn't mean the other responsibilities of the

Nathan Deal

2:24:20 to 2:24:33( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: family simply stop. children still need to be brought to school, food shopping still needs to be done. doctors apointments need to be made and kept, particularly when it involves the caregiver

Nathan Deal

2:24:33 to 2:24:45( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: themselves. mr. speaker, they need to know that they are not alone and that they need to know where to turn when the pressures of their situation become too much for them to bare. respite

Nathan Deal

2:24:45 to 2:24:58( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: care services relieve caregivers on a temporary or long-term basis. many life span respite programs are in place at state and local levels providing invaluable services to the families of

Nathan Deal

2:24:58 to 2:25:11( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: people with chronic disease or disability. in too many situations caregivers don't know how to find information about available respite care and access these services. in other cases respite

Nathan Deal

2:25:11 to 2:25:22( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: care is unavailable to those who need it. i originally introduced the life span respite care act in the 107th congress, working with national respite coalition to craft a bill that would assist

Nathan Deal

2:25:22 to 2:25:34( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: states and local organizations in identifying and filling in the gaps in their systems. now, while i do wish we could have addressed this important issue sooner, i'm grateful to representative

Nathan Deal

2:25:34 to 2:25:45( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: ferguson for his leadership in ensuring this bill came to the house floor. by passing this legislation and committing to build on successful existing programs, we can make a powerful statement

Nathan Deal

2:25:45 to 2:25:57( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: to so many americans who are silently struggling right now. it is a statement of gratitude for their many hours of work and a statement of support for when the challenges become too daunting.

Nathan Deal

2:25:57 to 2:26:08( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: mr. speaker, i thank the congressional leadership for their hard work in moving this bill forward, bringing it to the floor today and i urge my colleagues to vote in favor of the life span

Nathan Deal

2:26:08 to 2:26:23( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: respite care act. to the people at home, help is on the way. thank you very much. i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman

Nathan Deal

2:26:23 to 2:26:34( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: from georgia. mr. deal: mr. speaker, i don't have any other requests for time at this point and would be prepared to close. mr. pallone: mr. speaker i urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to

Nathan Deal

2:26:34 to 2:26:43( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: support this bill and i yield back the balance of my time. mr. deal: i likewise would urge the adoption of this resolution and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: all

Nathan Deal

2:26:43 to 2:27:23( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: time for debate has expired. the question is will the house suspend the rules and the pass the bill h.r. 3248 as amended. so many as in favor, say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion

Nathan Deal

2:28:55 to 2:29:15( Edit History Discussion )

Nathan Deal: of the chair 2/3 of those present having voted in the affirmative the rules are suspends, the bill is passed and without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. the gentleman

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:29:15 to 2:29:28( Edit History Discussion )

Frank Jr.Pallone: from georgia. mr. deal: mr. speaker, i move that the house suspend the rules and pass the bill h.r. 5798. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the bill. the clerk: a bill

Frank Jr.Pallone

2:29:15 to 2:32:28( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Frank Jr.Pallone

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