House Rules Committee Postpones Vote on Defense Authorization Bill

By Thomas Duffy / September 13, 2001 at 5:00 AM
The House Rules Committee has postponed a vote on a rule governing debate on the fiscal year 2002 defense authorization bill because of Tuesday's terrorist attacks, and the committee is unsure when it will reconvene, a committee spokesman told . The committee planned to vote on the rule yesterday but did not because "Congress has other priorities right now," the spokesman said. The panel is considering more than 80 amendments to the $328 billion bill, which was approved by...

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