WASHINGTON - House members yesterday passed two housing bills authorizing $10 billion in new mortgage bonds that would not be subject to the alternative minimum tax, along with other tax-exempt bond provisions, with the intention that the bills will advance to a conference with a single Senate package passed last month.

The bond provisions of the second bill were passed by a vote of 322 to 94.

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