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(1) all the savers and borrowers in a mutual savings institution who have the right to elect directors, amend the bylaws, approve any basic corporate change or policy or organization, and, in general, possess most of the rights of ownership that stockholders have in a stock corporation except the right to share in profits.

(2) financial institutions that belong to one of the Federal Home Loan Banks.



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