Recommendations for overhauling federal agencies expected at end of July.
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Measure provides $896 million more than President Bush requested.
Bill includes funding for a 3.5 percent troop pay raise.
Report reveals terrorists had ambitious plans that were disrupted in part by U.S. immigration officials and laws.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau risks violating federal spending laws.
Amendment would halt the practice of outsourcing management of major reconstruction and security contracts.
Without the shift, U.S. consular offices would have been overwhelmed processing visas for travelers previously not required to have them.