WASHINGTON - The House Energy and Commerce Committee is expected to vote on a compromise bill to beef up federal regulation of the government bond market soon after Congress returns from the August recess, a congressional aide said yesterday.

The compromise, unveiled Wednesday evening. modifies legislation offered by Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., chairman of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance. Markey's subcommittee passed the original bill in late July.

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