[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 22 (Monday, February 3, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 6077]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-02116]



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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

12 CFR Part 261

[Docket No. R-1481]
RIN 7100 AD-80


Rules Regarding Availability of Information

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) 
published in the Federal Register of September 13, 2011, technical 
changes to the Board's rules regarding availability of information and 
other regulations that been made to account for the transfer of 
authority over Savings and Loans Holding Companies (SLHCs) to the 
Board. The publication inadvertently resulted in the omission of 
language in the Board's rules regarding availability of information. 
This document reinstates that language.

DATES: Effective February 3, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Katherine Wheatley, Associate General 
Counsel, (202) 452-3779.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board of Governors of the Federal 
Reserve System published in the Federal Register of September 13, 2011, 
technical changes to the Board's rules regarding availability of 
information and other regulations that been made to account for the 
transfer of authority over SLHCs to the Board. The publication 
inadvertently resulted in the omission of language in the Board's rules 
regarding the disclosure of confidential information to state financial 
institution supervisory agencies. This document reinstates that 
language.

List of Subjects in 12 CFR Part 261

    Confidential business information, Freedom of information, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

Authority and Issuance

    For the reasons stated in the Supplementary Information, 12 CFR 
part 261 is amended as follows.

PART 261--RULES REGARDING AVAILABILITY OF INFORMATION

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1. The authority citation for part 261 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. 552; 12 U.S.C. 248(i) and (k), 321 et seq., 
611 et seq., 1442, 1467a, 1817(a)(2)(A), 1817(a)(8), 1818(u) and 
(v), 1821(o), 1821(t), 1830, 1844, 1951 et seq., 2601, 2801 et seq., 
2901 et seq., 3101 et seq., 3401 et seq.; 15 U.S.C. 77uuu(b), 
78q(c)(3); 29 U.S.C. 1204; 31 U.S.C. 5301 et seq.; 42 U.S.C. 3601; 
44 U.S.C. 3510.


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2. In Sec.  261.20, paragraphs (d)(1) and (2) are added to read as 
follows:


Sec.  261.20  Confidential supervisory information made available to 
supervised financial institutions and financial institution supervisory 
agencies.

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    (d) * * *
    (1) A state financial institution supervisory agency having direct 
supervisory authority over such supervised financial institution; or
    (2) A state financial institution supervisory agency not having 
direct supervisory authority over such supervised financial institution 
if the requesting agency has entered into an information sharing 
agreement with the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank and the information 
to be provided concerns a supervised financial institution that has 
acquired or has applied to acquire a financial institution subject to 
that agency's direct supervisory authority.
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    By order of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System, acting through the Secretary of the Board under delegated 
authority, January 28, 2014.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-02116 Filed 1-31-14; 8:45 am]
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