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  • Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, 21St Century Cures Act


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    Representative Michael C. Burgess

    From: TX District 26

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    BURGESS. Mr. Speaker, by direction of the Committee on Rules, I call up House Resolution 350 and ask for its immediate consideration. The Clerk read the resolution, as follows: ...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Mr. McGOVERN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McGOVERN. I want to thank the gentleman from Texas...



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    Representative Greg Walden

    From: OR District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    WALDEN. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the chairman of the committee, Fred Upton, and Diana DeGette for their great bipartisan work. And we all put a shoulder to the wheel here to get this done. This...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, this is a very important day for me, as a member of the Rules Committee. Rules, as you know, is the process committee. I want to spend my time discussing the process that has...



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    Representative Gus M. Bilirakis

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    Date: 2015-07-09

    BILIRAKIS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the rule for H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act. The 21st Century Cures Act is one of the best things Congress has done in a long time in my opinion....



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    Representative Doris O. Matsui

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    Date: 2015-07-09

    MATSUI. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding me time. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of the rule to consider the 21st Century Cures Act on the floor. On the Energy and Commerce Committee,...



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    Representative Michael T. McCaul

    From: TX District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    McCAUL. Mr. Speaker, I commend Dr. Burgess and Chairman Upton for a bill that is truly visionary that will actually save lives, something we can rarely say we do up here in this place, but I believe...



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    Representative Jackie Speier

    From: CA District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    SPEIER. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Massachusetts. Mr. Speaker, coming out of committee, H.R. 6 was a bipartisan huge leap forward in our efforts to accelerate the development of lifesaving...



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    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I stand before you today someone who, 45 years ago, graduated from medical school. My first pediatric rotation was at St. Jude Children's Hospital. At that time, a majority...



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    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend, the gentleman from Massachusetts, for yielding the time. Mr. Speaker, I rise to support the rule and in strong support of the 21st Century Cures bill...



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    Representative Joe Barton

    From: TX District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    BARTON asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. BARTON. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the Member from Texas for that generous introduction. Mr. Speaker, 4 years ago, I...



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    Representative John Lewis

    From: GA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    LEWIS. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend Mr. McGovern for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I must tell you, my heart is heavy. I am saddened by what has happened here in America. I thought that we have...



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    Representative Kevin Yoder

    From: KS District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    YODER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to join the chorus of Americans who are calling out for support and research and innovation to cure diseases that affect every family and neighborhood in America. The...



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    Representative Henry C. "Hank" Johnson Jr.

    From: GA District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    JOHNSON of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, the Southern strategy was and is a Republican strategy of gaining political support for its political candidates by appealing to regional and racial tensions in this...



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    Representative Rosa L. DeLauro

    From: CT District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    DeLAURO. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this rule and the underlying bill. The bill provides for an increase of $1.75 billion per year in the budget for the National Institutes of Health. I applaud...



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    Representative Diana DeGette

    From: CO District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    DeGETTE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to give my thanks to Fred Upton for recruiting me to help cosponsor this bill with him, and I give my thanks to all of our colleagues on both sides of the aisle for...



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    Representative Sheila Jackson Lee

    From: TX District 18

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    JACKSON LEE. I thank the gentleman from the great State of Massachusetts for yielding. Mr. Speaker, this is an emotional time for many of us. This is an important bill. But we have just gone through...



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    Representative Marc A. Veasey

    From: TX District 33

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    VEASEY. Mr. Speaker, I just wanted to speak about the importance of our acting now to do the right thing in regard to the Confederate flag. Many of you may not know, but this year marks 100 years of...



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    Representative Fred Upton

    From: MI District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-07-09

    UPTON. Mr. Speaker, as we all know, we launched this bipartisan effort about a year and a half ago, and with tomorrow's House vote, we mark a very important milestone in our quest for 21st century cures,...



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    Representative James P. McGovern

    From: MA District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    McGOVERN. Mr. Speaker, I demand a recorded vote. A recorded vote was ordered. The SPEAKER pro tempore. This is a 5-minute vote. The vote was taken by electronic device, and there were--ayes 244,...



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    Representative Louise McIntosh Slaughter

    From: NY District 25

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-07-09

    SLAUGHTER of new york in the house of representatives Thursday, July 9, 2015 Ms. SLAUGHTER. Mr. Speaker, I am the Ranking...