Lawmakers said Wednesday that they are considering a bill to partially protect banks against lawsuits arising from the global computer crash predicted for 2000.

The legislation, which has not been written, would prevent consumers from suing their banks if a mistake resulted from a year 2000 glitch at a vendor or at another bank.

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