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Senate Proceeding on Dec 22nd, 2009 :: 3:17:00 to 3:19:05
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Chuck Grassley

3:16:50 to 3:17:08( Edit History Discussion )

Chuck Grassley: the pending health care reform bill makes things from these

Max Baucus

3:17:00 to 3:19:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Max Baucus

Max Baucus

3:17:09 to 3:17:29( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: three perspectives madam chairman, i'd be happy to yield the floor for a minute -- for the purpose of a colloquy to senator boxer on anoth subject. mr. baucus: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from montana.

Max Baucus

3:17:30 to 3:17:51( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: mr. baucus: i'd like to -- well, i'd like to address a colloquy with senator grassley, as he said on anotherubject that's not related to this bill. the presidinofficer: without objeion. mr. baucus: mam president, the senate is wrapping up legislative business, but there are a few expiring tax provisions that have not been extended. it includes tax benefits for individuals and businesses that

Max Baucus

3:17:52 to 3:18:15( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: would help teachers to purchase supplies for their classrooms an families of college students, a great number of u.s. benefits rely on the research and development tax credit and the active finance exception both of which expire at end of the year. the energy industry relies on several provisions that expire on december 3 1s. unfortunately this is not the first time that we've allowed

Max Baucus

3:18:16 to 3:18:37( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: important tax benefits to expire when the sent will take up these important pro provisions. we have a letter to the senate leadership. the letter states our intention to work together to get extension done as quickly as possible in the new year.

Max Baucus

3:18:38 to 3:18:58( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: senator grassley and i understand that the key -- taxpayers need notice of the vaibility yif these provisions to full yanni effectively utilize their intended benefits. we must act quickly to cause the least disruptions and administrative problems for the internal revenue service. i hope when the senate

Max Baucus

3:18:59 to 3:19:05( Edit History Discussion )

Max Baucus: reconvenes early in 2010 we can address the expiring conditions as soon as possible. i'm wondering if that is also

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