Minority and Women Inclusion, 10446 [2010-4768]

Download as PDF 10446 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 44 / Monday, March 8, 2010 / Proposed Rules FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD 12 CFR Part 906 FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY 12 CFR Part 1207 RIN 2590–AA28 Minority and Women Inclusion AGENCIES: Federal Housing Finance Board; Federal Housing Finance Agency. ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period. SUMMARY: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is issuing notice and opportunity for the public to comment on this proposed rule on minority and women inclusion. Section 1116 of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 amended section 1319A of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, requiring FHFA, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Federal Home Loan Banks to promote diversity and the inclusion of women and minorities in all activities. Consequently, FHFA published a proposed rule for comment on January 11, 2010, which was intended to achieve that end. The proposal had a comment period of 60 days, but FHFA has decided to extend the comment period an additional 45 days. DATES: Written comments on the proposed rule must be received on or before April 26, 2010. For additional information, see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Submit comments to FHFA by any one of the following methods: • E-mail: RegComments@fhfa.gov. Please include in the subject line of your submission: ‘‘Federal Housing Finance Agency—Proposed Rule: RIN 2590–AA28’’. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. To ensure timely receipt by the agency include the following information in the subject line of your submission: ‘‘Federal Housing Finance Agency— Proposed Rule: RIN 2590–AA28’’. 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. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with PROPOSALS ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:06 Mar 05, 2010 Jkt 220001 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, Attention: Public Comments/RIN 2590–AA28. 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: Eric Howard, Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Director, Eric.Howard@fhfa.gov, (202) 408–2502, 1625 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; or Mark Laponsky, Deputy General Counsel, Mark.Laponsky@fhfa.gov, (202) 414– 3832 (not toll-free numbers), 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 January 11, 2010, FHFA published for comment in the Federal Register a proposed rule, in accordance with statutory amendments, to require FHFA, the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the Federal Home Loan Banks to promote diversity and the inclusion of women and minorities in all activities. The proposed rule will implement this statutory provision. See 75 FR 1289 (January 11, 2010). The comment period for the proposed rule was originally scheduled to close on March 12, 2010; but, FHFA wants to ensure that interested parties have sufficient opportunity to submit thoughtful and considered comments on the important policy and operational issues addressed in the proposed rule. As a result, FHFA is extending the comment period an additional 45 days, until April 26, 2010. FHFA invites comments on all aspects of the proposed rule and will take all comments into consideration before issuing the final regulation. We will post all public comments we receive without change, including any personal information you provide, such as your name and address, on the FHFA Web site at http://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: February 28, 2010. Edward J. DeMarco, Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency. [FR Doc. 2010–4768 Filed 3–5–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8070–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard 33 CFR Part 165 [Docket No. USCG–2010–0050] RIN 1625–AA87 Security Zone; Potomac River, Washington Channel, Washington, DC Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard proposes to establish a temporary security zone in certain waters of Washington Channel on the Potomac River. The security zone is necessary to provide for the security and safety of life and property of event participants, spectators and mariners during the U.S. Coast Guard Commandant’s Change of Command ceremony from 6 a.m. through 5 p.m. on May 25, 2010. Entry into this zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port, Baltimore, Maryland, or his designated representative. DATES: Comments and related material must be received by the Coast Guard on or before April 7, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2010–0050 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. (4) Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this proposed rule, call or e-mail Mr. Ronald Houck, Sector Baltimore Waterways Management Division, Coast Guard; telephone 410–576–2674, e-mail Ronald.L.Houck@uscg.mil. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 44 (Monday, March 8, 2010)]
[Proposed Rules]
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FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD

12 CFR Part 906

FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY

12 CFR Part 1207

RIN 2590-AA28


Minority and Women Inclusion

AGENCIES: Federal Housing Finance Board; Federal Housing Finance 
Agency.

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

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SUMMARY: The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) is issuing notice 
and opportunity for the public to comment on this proposed rule on 
minority and women inclusion. Section 1116 of the Housing and Economic 
Recovery Act of 2008 amended section 1319A of the Federal Housing 
Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, requiring FHFA, 
the Federal National Mortgage Association, the Federal Home Loan 
Mortgage Corporation, and the Federal Home Loan Banks to promote 
diversity and the inclusion of women and minorities in all activities. 
Consequently, FHFA published a proposed rule for comment on January 11, 
2010, which was intended to achieve that end. The proposal had a 
comment period of 60 days, but FHFA has decided to extend the comment 
period an additional 45 days.

DATES: Written comments on the proposed rule must be received on or 
before April 26, 2010. For additional information, see SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to FHFA by any one of the following methods:
     E-mail: RegComments@fhfa.gov. Please include in the 
subject line of your submission: ``Federal Housing Finance Agency--
Proposed Rule: RIN 2590-AA28''.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. To ensure timely 
receipt by the agency include the following information in the subject 
line of your submission: ``Federal Housing Finance Agency--Proposed 
Rule: RIN 2590-AA28''. 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.
     Mail/Hand Delivery: Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, 
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Fourth Floor, 1700 G Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20552, Attention: Public Comments/RIN 2590-AA28. 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: Eric Howard, Equal Employment 
Opportunity and Diversity Director, Eric.Howard@fhfa.gov, (202) 408-
2502, 1625 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006; or Mark Laponsky, 
Deputy General Counsel, Mark.Laponsky@fhfa.gov, (202) 414-3832 (not 
toll-free numbers), 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 January 11, 2010, FHFA published for 
comment in the Federal Register a proposed rule, in accordance with 
statutory amendments, to require FHFA, the Federal National Mortgage 
Association, the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, and the 
Federal Home Loan Banks to promote diversity and the inclusion of women 
and minorities in all activities. The proposed rule will implement this 
statutory provision. See 75 FR 1289 (January 11, 2010). The comment 
period for the proposed rule was originally scheduled to close on March 
12, 2010; but, FHFA wants to ensure that interested parties have 
sufficient opportunity to submit thoughtful and considered comments on 
the important policy and operational issues addressed in the proposed 
rule. As a result, FHFA is extending the comment period an additional 
45 days, until April 26, 2010.
    FHFA invites comments on all aspects of the proposed rule and will 
take all comments into consideration before issuing the final 
regulation. We will post all public comments we receive without change, 
including any personal information you provide, such as your name and 
address, on the FHFA Web site at http://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: February 28, 2010.
Edward J. DeMarco,
Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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