WASHINGTON - The House Energy and Commerce Committee has won an apparent victory over the House Banking Committee in a bruising fight over legislation to strengthen federal regulation of the government securities market.

Whether that victory holds up was to be determined last night when the full House was scheduled to vote on the Energy and Commerce version of the bill, which contains controversial provisions to expand the role of the Securities and Exchange Commission in the government market. The bill is opposed by the Treasury Department and government securities firms.

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