NationsBank Corp. is asking shareholders to adopt the more generous BankAmerica Corp. stock award plan when the two companies merge this year.

NationsBank said in a filing Wednesday with securities regulators that it would boost annual share allocations to key employees to 1.5%, from 0.75%, of outstanding shares-an approach that would put the merged company's program on a par with those at competitors like Citicorp, First Union Corp., and J.P. Morgan & Co.

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