Re: HR 811 text?

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Tue Feb 06 2007 - 16:39:39 CST

At 12:37 PM -0800 2/6/07, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:
>On 2/6/07, Alan Dechert <dechert@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> Okay, thanks, Nancy (and Ron).
>>
>> I just browsed it. It stinks. Unfunded mandates, enshrinement of the
>> politically dominated, ineffective, and inept EAC, incorrect "non-disclosed"
>> software verbiage with nothing to address hardware issues. This bill is
>> moronic.
>
>I think a good chunk of the mandates are funded. Paid-for auditing,
>$300 million for equipment (that may not be sufficient). I don't like
>the disclosure part either, but for other reasons.
>
>I posted it here: http://josephhall.org/tmp/HOLT_2-5-07.pdf

Rather than saying we want to kill the bill, I'd rather identify
specifically what improvements can be made to the legislation in
order to garner our support. Saying "no way" is not a negotiating
position, but just freezes us out of process. "Maybe" is a much
better bargaining approach.

Best regards,
Arthur

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