FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CONTACT: Jesse Jacobs - 202-224-4524

Wednesday, June 12, 2002

Craig Davis - 202-224-7391



SARBANES ANNOUNCES MARK-UP
OF ACCOUNTING REFORM AND INVESTOR
PROTECTION LEGISLATION

Senator Paul S. Sarbanes (D-MD), Chairman of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, today announced that the full Committee will meet to mark-up the "Public Company Accounting Reform and Investor Protection Act of 2002."

The mark-up will be held beginning:

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2002
10:00 A.M.
538 DIRKSEN SENATE OFFICE BUILDING



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