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Bill Clinton rammed the North American Free Trade Agreement and associated legislation through Congress, and the Glass-Steagal Act was repealed in 1999.
While commercial banks in the United States are prohibited by the Glass-Steagal Act from holding shares, panel members are studying Germany's case of limiting banks' holdings to a set percentage of their capital because an outright ban would be difficult in Japan, the officials said.
The House measure would virtually eliminate the walls between banks and brokerage firms erected by the 65-year-old Glass-Steagal Act, perhaps significantly reducing the cost of issuing municipal revenue bonds.