[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 40 (Friday, February 28, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 11350-11351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04421]


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FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD

12 CFR Parts 914 and 917

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

12 CFR Parts 1236 and 1239

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight

12 CFR Parts 1710 and 1720

RIN 2590-AA59


Responsibilities of Boards of Directors, Corporate Practices and 
Corporate Governance Matters

AGENCIES: Federal Housing Finance Board; Federal Housing Finance 
Agency; Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight, HUD.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: On January 28, 2014, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) 
published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking for 
public comment proposing to amend its regulations by relocating, 
consolidating, and modifying as necessary, certain Federal Housing 
Finance Board and Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 
regulations that pertain to the responsibilities of boards of 
directors, corporate practices, and corporate governance matters. The 
proposed rule would also amend a definition within FHFA's Prudential 
Management and Operations Standards regulations and the introductory 
language to the standards themselves. The comment period for the 
proposed rule is set to expire on March 31, 2014 April 29, 2014. This 
document extends the comment period by an additional 45 days, through 
and including May 15, 2014, to allow the public additional time to 
comment on the proposed rule.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published January 28, 
2014, at 79 FR 4414, is extended. Written comments must be received on 
or before May 15, 2014. For additional information, see the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by regulatory 
information number (RIN) 2590-AA59, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov: 
Follow the

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instructions for submitting comments. If you submit your comment to the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal, please also send it by email to FHFA at 
RegComments@fhfa.gov to ensure timely receipt by FHFA. Include the 
following information in the subject line of your submission: Comments/
RIN 2590-AA59.
     Email: Comments to Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel may 
be sent by email to RegComments@fhfa.gov. Please include ``RIN 2590-
AA59'' in the subject line of the message.
     U.S. Mail, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, or 
Other Mail Service: The mailing address for comments is: Alfred M. 
Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA59, Federal 
Housing Finance Agency, Eighth Floor (OGC), 400 Seventh Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20024.
     Hand Delivered/Courier: The hand delivery address is: 
Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA59, 
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Eighth Floor (OGC), 400 7th Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20024. The package should be logged at the Guard Desk, 
First Floor, on business days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bogdon, Amy.Bogdon@fhfa.gov, (202) 
649-3320, Associate Director, Division of Federal Home Loan Bank 
Regulation; or Michou Nguyen, Michou.Nguyen@fhfa.gov, (202) 649-3081 
(not toll-free numbers), Assistant General Counsel, Office of General 
Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Constitution Center, Eighth 
Floor (OGC), 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20024. The telephone 
number for the Telecommunications Device for the Hearing Impaired is 
(800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On January 28, 2014, FHFA published for 
comment in the Federal Register a proposed rule, and invited public 
comments. See 79 FR 4414. The comment period for the proposed rule is 
scheduled to close on March 31, 2014 (the 60th day after the date of 
publication). In response to requests from the Federal Home Loan Banks 
for additional time to review the proposed rule and provide comments, 
FHFA is extending the comment period for 45 days, changing the deadline 
for submitting comments on the proposed rule to May 15, 2014.

    Dated: February 24, 2014.
Melvin L. Watt,
Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
[FR Doc. 2014-04421 Filed 2-27-14; 8:45 am]
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