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House Proceeding 12-08-09 on Dec 8th, 2009 :: 1:31:00 to 1:34:40
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Lois Capps

1:30:57 to 1:31:17( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: house resolution 35. so many as are in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 of those voting having responded in the affirmative, the rules -for what purpose does -- miss kapp: i object to the vote on the ground a quorum is not present. and make a point of order a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20

Lois Capps

1:31:00 to 1:34:40( Edit History Discussion )
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Lois Capps

1:31:18 to 1:31:40( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: , the chair's prior announcement, further proceedings on this motion will be postponed. for what purpose does the the gentlewoman from california rise? mrs. capps: i move that the house suspend the rules agree expressing support for the

Lois Capps

1:31:41 to 1:32:01( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: designation of a national prader-willi syndrome awareness month to raise awareness and promote research into this challenging disorder. the speaker pro tempore: the clerk will report the title of the resolution. the clerk: house resolution 55, resolution expressing support for the designation of a national prader-willi syndrome awareness of research in this challenging

Lois Capps

1:32:02 to 1:32:22( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: disorder. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the the mrs. capps, and from nebraska, mr. terry, each will control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentlewoman from california. mrs. capps: thank you, mr. speaker. i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days trevise and extend their remarks and include extraneous

Lois Capps

1:32:23 to 1:32:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: the record. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. mrs. capps: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. mrs. capps: mr. speaker, i rise today in support of house resolution 55. this resolution supports raising awareness and educatin the public about prader-willi syndrome and expresses for designating national prader-willi syndrome awareness month.

Lois Capps

1:32:45 to 1:33:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: it is a genetic disorder that occurs in approximately one in every 15,000 births. individuals with this syndrome have lower metabolic rates and sayity cues. a combination of these factors results in morbid obesity and associated complication it is gone untreated. individuals with prayeder wlil

Lois Capps

1:33:08 to 1:33:28( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: syndrome are also affected by nobesity related conditions such as cognitive and learning disabilities and some behavioral difficulties. the link between pradder willie -- prader-willi syndrome i that can be not be ignored. it is one of the most public states. it is estimated that 16% of

Lois Capps

1:33:29 to 1:33:51( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: american children and 1/3 of american adults are obese. that's an astounding fact. a recently released report supported by the united health foundation, america public health association, and partnership prevention trends continue over 100 million american adults will be obese by 2018.

Lois Capps

1:33:52 to 1:34:13( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: this would translate to over $300 billion of health care costs attributable to obesity if the rates continue to increase at current trends. my colleagues are aware, obesity is a complex health issue. behavioral, environmeal, and genetic factors all contribute to this epidemic. most often we talk about eating a healthy diet and exercising.

Lois Capps

1:34:14 to 1:34:34( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: in recent months i'm proud how veef prioritized investments in community level prevention and weness activities. interventions in schools, workplaces, and other settings are essential to reinforce and facilitate individual efforts to maintain a healthy weight. considering today presents us with an opportunity to focus on how genes affect obesity. i'm pleased to join my

Lois Capps

1:34:35 to 1:34:40( Edit History Discussion )

Lois Capps: colleagues in drawing attention to the prader-willi syndrome. i urge passage of this resolution. i want to thank my colleagues

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