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Rules Discussion to Be Followed by Floor Debate

Lisa Graves,
Legislative Counsel
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July 20, 2005

This afternoon the House Rules Committee will be considering requests of Members to be able to bring up amendments to the Patriot Act reauthorization on the floor for a debate beginning tomorrow.

There appears to be no break in the rush by some in the House to try to force a quick debate on Patriot and vote on making almost all of the powers permanent, later this week.

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