WASHINGTON — If Sens. Dick Durbin and Jack Reed get their way, banks will soon be required to adopt a uniform one-page form for checking account fees.

In a letter Thursday to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the two Democratic senators endorsed a form developed recently by the Pew Charitable Trusts, which lays out basic terms and conditions for checking accounts. Durbin and Reed want CFPB to require banks to post the form on their websites.

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