WASHINGTON - Key House and Senate banking committee members introduced legislation Thursday that would exempt small banks from Community Reinvestment Act examinations, scale back Truth-in-Savings, and limit other regulations that frustrate bankers.

The bills, introduced by Rep. Doug Bereuter, R-Neb. and Sens. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., and Connie Mack, R-Fla., are given good prospects of passing in the Republican Congress.

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