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House Proceeding on Dec 7th, 2006 :: 1:06:16 to 1:09:49
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Ike Skelton

1:02:39 to 1:06:16( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ike Skelton

Ike Skelton

1:06:00 to 1:06:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ike Skelton: to make those wishes known personally, an advance directive can be very useful. and can remain in a drawer or with your family physician in your file so that you can be alt ease knowing you

C. W. Bill Young

1:06:16 to 1:06:28( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: have made that -- at ease knowing you have made that kind of decision known in advance. once again i'd like to thank the gentleman from georgia, dr. phil gingrey, for bringing this resolution

C. W. Bill Young

1:06:16 to 1:09:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: C. W. Bill Young

C. W. Bill Young

1:06:28 to 1:06:40( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: to the floor. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: reserve my time, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman

C. W. Bill Young

1:06:40 to 1:06:56( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: from texas. mr. burgess: thank you, mr. speaker. mr. speaker, just a housekeeping detail i would point out that the house has previously passed this legislation. it went over to the senate.

C. W. Bill Young

1:06:56 to 1:07:08( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: some modest changes were made. this is now passing the conforming -- the legislation that will conform to those changes. but, mr. speaker, i do not appear to have other requests for time and

C. W. Bill Young

1:07:08 to 1:07:22( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new jersey. mr. pallone: i also urge support of the bill.

C. W. Bill Young

1:07:22 to 1:07:33( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: all time having been yielded back, the question is will the house both endorsed this legislation on the basis that it recognizes that a multifaceted

C. W. Bill Young

1:07:33 to 1:07:47( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: national effort is key to making progress in curbing underage alcohol consumption. the issue of underage drinking deserves our immediate consideration and support so i urge my colleagues

C. W. Bill Young

1:07:47 to 1:08:00( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: to support this bill for a second time. but i would particularly want to thank congresswoman roybal-allard and the other lead sponsors of this bill. i know she's here also to speak. so at

C. W. Bill Young

1:08:00 to 1:08:16( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: this time i would reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. burgess: mr. speaker, i yield four

C. W. Bill Young

1:08:16 to 1:08:29( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: minutes to the gentleman from nebraska, the sponsor of this bill. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from nebraska is recognized for four minutes. mr. osborne: thank you very much. mr. speaker,

C. W. Bill Young

1:08:29 to 1:08:43( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: underage drinking currently costs the united states $53 billion annually, according to one study. according to the american medical association that figure should be $61 billion. and in the

C. W. Bill Young

1:08:43 to 1:08:55( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: state of nebraska which i represent that translates to over $2,000 per youth in the state of nebraska is what the cost to the united states is. but the cost is really accounted in more

C. W. Bill Young

1:08:55 to 1:09:09( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: than financial aspects. the centers for disease control and prevention estimates the number of underage deaths due to excessive alcohol use is roughly 4,500 a year. which is six times the death rate

C. W. Bill Young

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

C. W. Bill Young: that we are experiencing annually in iraq. an estimated three million teenagers are full-blown alcoholics and several million more have severe drinking problems. alcohol kills six times

C. W. Bill Young

1:09:20 to 1:09:34( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: more young people than all other illegal drugs combined. let me say that again. it kills six times what cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana combined. and yet the federal government considerably

C. W. Bill Young

1:09:34 to 1:09:49( Edit History Discussion )

C. W. Bill Young: underfunds the efforts to combat underage drinking. we currently spend $1.8 billion on hard drugs and only $71 million on underage drinking. that's a ratio of 25 to one. that needs to be directed.

Mark E. Souder

1:09:49 to 1:10:05( Edit History Discussion )

Mark E. Souder: recent studies have found that heavy exposure of the adolescent brain to alcohol may interfere with brain development. one study found that young alcohol dependent 15 and 16-year-olds who drank

Mark E. Souder

1:09:49 to 1:12:01( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Mark E. Souder

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