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Re: ALERT: On Monday, call Congress to stop Big Brother amendment!
At 12:27 PM -0400 9/19/97, Carl Ellison wrote:
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> At 02:47 PM 9/18/97 -0400, you wrote:
> >3. Say that you're calling to urge the Congressman to pass SAFE (HR695)
> > without amendments.
> Does that mean Goodlatte's original bill, or the bill as amended already by
> the National Security Subcommittee?
> I believe you should be more specific in your instructions -- suggesting
> that people ask for the bill to be voted against unless it is exactly as it
> was prior to the Natl Sec involvement.
As each committee gets their hands on the bill, they do their own changes
to versions and then they are all merged later before going to the floor.
So, no, we're not asking people to urge passage of the SAFE bill with all
the awful National Security amendments.
It's a good suggestion, which we'll make clearer next time.