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Senate Proceeding 07-30-09 on Jul 30th, 2009 :: 2:54:50 to 2:57:35
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Johnny Isakson

2:54:46 to 2:55:07( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: appropriation bill, that's the way to move forward. appreciate everyone's cooperation. it's amazing what happens mr. nelson: madam president? the presiding officer: the se mr. isakson: madam president, i rise tonight on an issue of particular importance.

Johnny Isakson

2:54:50 to 2:57:35( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Johnny Isakson

Johnny Isakson

2:55:08 to 2:55:28( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: and senator burris are on the floor, because along with senator chambliss, the four of us have joined in a very important piece of legislation n. fact, in the gallery tonight is a lady by the name of jackie boatwright, whose young son juan eight years ago was severely injured in a day-care center. and for a second, i want to talk about the legislation that we have introduced and encourage all the mbers of the house --

Johnny Isakson

2:55:29 to 2:55:50( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: of the senate to support it. on september the 9th, two days before september 11, 2001, on a sunday morning got up, took her s and went to church. on the way home from church, her cell phone rang. she got a call telling her her son, juan, was now in the hospital.

Johnny Isakson

2:55:51 to 2:56:12( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: while at the day-care center, he had pulled up beside a mop bucket, bent over, fallen in the bucket, which was full of dirty mop juan today lies in a hospital on a ventilator and the day-care center had no liability insurance. to miss boatwright's credit, from the day of that tragedy,

Johnny Isakson

2:56:13 to 2:56:35( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: she has advocated on behalf o parents and young children to be able to know, required to be able to know the insurance available to them to protect their children in a day-care center. e four of us that i just mentioned -- senator bond, senator burris, senator chambliss and myself -- have introduced legislation which has already passed the house of representatives and it requires

Johnny Isakson

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

Johnny Isakson: that any day-care center receiving federal funds from the child care development block grant program must disclose, upon to any child and their parents, the liability coverage they have to protect that child. mr. boatwright wants to make sure that what happened to little juan and what happened in

Johnny Isakson

2:56:57 to 2:57:17( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: her life is a tragedy, and that it never happens in the life of any mother anywhere in america. and i am -- miss boatwright is a resident of augusta, georgia, in state, and i'm very proud of miss boatwright for the example that she has set. you know, so many citizens don't think that they can make a difference. miss boatwright is taking a tragedy and making a difference

Johnny Isakson

2:57:18 to 2:57:36( Edit History Discussion )

Johnny Isakson: for thousands of parents and children for years to come. so i'm encourage the mem senate to help us get a unanimous consent to agree with the house, pass this legislation legislation, and assure that juan boatwright's legacy is the juan boatwrit act requiring

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