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Move will avoid a fight with the White House, which had threatened to veto the package if it exceeded Bush's request.
Without Office of Management and Budget oversight, agencies may try to exempt themselves, law professor has testified.
A request for proposals expected this summer would allow contractors to compete against federal service centers.
Unauthorized access to secure areas, slow processing of large payments, procedures for hiring juveniles were among the problems.
Neither the White House nor House leaders want the final price tag to exceed $94.5 billion.
Department to assume responsibility for additional detainees, enforcement.