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Senate Proceeding on Mar 25th, 2010 :: 2:37:40 to 2:39:00
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Max Baucus

2:37:36 to 2:37:56( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: indi penalties. mr. baucus: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: madam president, this whole premise that the theory of health care reform is shared responsibility. employers, employees, american citizens, companies, shared

Max Baucus

2:37:40 to 2:39:00( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

2:37:57 to 2:38:17( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: solution here. the bill already waives any criminal penalties. that's taken out of the bill. no criminal penalties. a person can't go to jail. that's provided for in the bill that was signed a couple days ago. the bill also limits collection activities. very sensitive to the points made by the senator from nevada as a good balance of responsibility and

Max Baucus

2:38:18 to 2:38:38( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: accountability. but there are -- there must be some consequences not living up to his or her shared responsibility. very sensitive of doing this in the right way. madam president, i think it's a good balance. this amendment goes way too far. it would eliminate any consequences, and move to table the amendment and

Max Baucus

2:38:39 to 2:38:54( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to the clerk will call the roll.

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