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Bachus Urges Legislation Be Published 24 Hours in Advance of Vote


WASHINGTON, Sep 27, 2008 -

Congressman Spencer Bachus, Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today regarding financial markets legislation.

"Because of the complexities of the legislation we are considering, it should be published at least 24 hours before any congressional vote.  While we realize the magnitude of the economic challenges we face, this gives us all an opportunity to read and understand the legislation."

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