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SUMMARY: Governed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) regulations, the Federal Home Loan Bank System’s (System) Office of Finance (OF), issues debt (‘‘consolidated obligations’’) on which the Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks) are jointly and severally liable and publishes combined financial reports on the Banks. The OF is governed by a board of directors, the composition and functions of which are determined by FHFA’s regulations. The FHFA’s experience with the System and with the OF’s combined financial reports during the recent period of market stress suggests that the OF and the System could benefit from a reconstituted and strengthened board. Consequently, the FHFA published a proposed regulation for comment on August 4, 2009, which was intended to achieve that end. The proposal had a comment period of 60 days, but the FHFA has decided to extend the comment period an additional 30 days. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.

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Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 190 / Friday, October 2, 2009 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 50926]]



FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD

12 CFR Parts 985 and 989

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

12 CFR Parts 1273 and 1274

RIN 2590-AA30


Board of Directors of Federal Home Loan Bank System Office of 
Finance

AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance Agency, Federal Housing Finance Board.

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

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SUMMARY: Governed by the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) 
regulations, the Federal Home Loan Bank System's (System) Office of 
Finance (OF), issues debt (``consolidated obligations'') on which the 
Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks) are jointly and severally liable and 
publishes combined financial reports on the Banks. The OF is governed 
by a board of directors, the composition and functions of which are 
determined by FHFA's regulations. The FHFA's experience with the System 
and with the OF's combined financial reports during the recent period 
of market stress suggests that the OF and the System could benefit from 
a reconstituted and strengthened board. Consequently, the FHFA 
published a proposed regulation for comment on August 4, 2009, which 
was intended to achieve that end. The proposal had a comment period of 
60 days, but the FHFA has decided to extend the comment period an 
additional 30 days.

DATES: Comments on the proposed regulation must be received on or 
before November 4, 2009. For additional information, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments on the proposed regulation, 
identified by regulatory information number (RIN) 2590-AA30 by any of 
the following methods:
     E-mail: Comments to Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel may 
be sent by e-mail at RegComments@FHFA.gov. Please include ``RIN 2590-
AA30'' in the subject line of the message.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. If you submit your 
comment to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, please also send it by e-
mail to FHFA at regcomments@fhfa.gov to ensure timely receipt by the 
agency.
     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-AA30, Federal 
Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, 
DC 20552.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: The hand delivery address is: 
Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA30, 
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, 1700 G Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20552. 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: Joseph A. McKenzie, 202-408-2845, 
Division of Federal Home Loan Bank Regulation, Federal Housing Finance 
Agency, 1625 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; or Neil Crowley, 
Deputy General Counsel, 202-343-1316, or Thomas E. Joseph, Senior 
Attorney-Advisor, 202-414-3095 (not toll-free numbers), Office of 
General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, 1700 G 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. The telephone number for the 
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf is 800-877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 4, 2009, the FHFA published for 
comment in the Federal Register a proposed regulation to reconstitute 
and strengthen the board of directors of the OF. See 74 FR 38564 
(August 4, 2009). The comment period for the proposed rule was 
originally to close on October 5, 2009, but the FHFA believes that 
allowing additional time for comments would benefit the agency. The 
comment period is, therefore, being extended an additional 30 days 
until November 4, 2009.
    The FHFA invites comments on all aspects of the proposed 
regulation, and will adopt a final regulation with appropriate changes 
after taking all comments into consideration. Copies of all comments 
will be posted on the Internet Web site at https://www.fhfa.gov. In 
addition, copies of all comments received will be available for 
examination by the public on business days between the hours of 10 a.m. 
and 3 p.m., at the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, 1700 G 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. To make an appointment to inspect 
comments, please call the Office of General Counsel at 202-414-6924.

    Dated: September 29, 2009.
Edward J. DeMarco,
Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
[FR Doc. E9-23821 Filed 10-1-09; 8:45 am]
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