WASHINGTON -- A measure intended to open markets in countries that. discriminate against U.S. banks may get a second chance during this Congress.

The National Treatment in Banking Act of 1994, introduced last month by Rep. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and co-sponsored by Rep. Jim Leach, R-Iowa, is a scaled-back version of the Fair Trade in Financial Services bill that stalled during the community banking bill conference.

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