WASHINGTON - Senate Banking Committee Chairman Alfonse M. D'Amato is expected to introduce a bill this month that would allow banks and nonfinancial companies to get into each others' business.

The measure is likely to look much like the Depository Institution Affiliation Act that the New York Republican introduced in 1989. That bill aimed to amend the Bank Holding Company Act to allow any type of business to own a financial institution, and vice versa.

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