WASHINGTON -- House Banking Committee Chairman Henry Gonzalez, D-Tex., wants to get his hand into rewriting the Government Securities Act in order to propose amendments to overhaul the federal rules governing Treasury auctions.

In a letter sent Sept. 18 to House Speaker Thomas S. Foley, D-Wash., Rep. Gonzalez asked that the government securities bill, which cleared the Senate July 30 and was referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, be jointly referred to his committee.

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