Credit unions want to continue admitting members from existing employer groups while Congress considers legislation that would overturn the Supreme Court's Feb. 25 decision that all an institution's members must share a single, common bond.

Credit union trade groups are seeking an extension of a December 1996 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia that allowed credit unions to recruit members from their existing membership groups pending the high court's decision. The appeals court's ruling is to expire March 27.

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