Equal Credit Opportunity, 31451 [2011-13430]

Download as PDF 31451 Rules and Regulations Federal Register Vol. 76, No. 105 Wednesday, June 1, 2011 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510. The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each week. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 12 CFR Part 202 [Regulation B; Docket No. R–1420] Equal Credit Opportunity Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment. AGENCY: The Board is publishing amendments to Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity Act) to update the address where questions should be directed concerning creditors for which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation administers compliance with the regulation. DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011. Compliance is optional until May 31, 2012. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jamie Z. Goodson or Priscilla WaltonFein, Attorneys, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at (202) 452–3667. For the users of Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (‘‘TDD’’) only, contact (202) 263– 4869. The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 U.S.C. 1691–1691f, makes it unlawful for a creditor to discriminate against an applicant in any aspect of a credit transaction on the basis of the applicant’s national origin, marital status, religion, sex, color, race, age (provided the applicant has the capacity to contract), receipt of public assistance benefits, or the good faith exercise of a right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. 1601 et seq. The ECOA is implemented by the Board’s Regulation B. In addition to the general prohibition against discrimination, Regulation B contains specific rules concerning the taking and evaluation of credit applications, including procedures and notices for credit denials and other adverse actions. Under section 202.9 of Regulation B, notification given to an applicant when adverse action is taken must contain the name and address of the federal agency that administers compliance with respect to the creditor. Appendix A of Regulation B contains the names and addresses of the enforcement agencies where questions concerning a particular creditor shall be directed. This amendment updates the address for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Creditors for which the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation administers compliance with Regulation B must include this new address on their adverse action notices starting May 31, 2012. 12 CFR Chapter II jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with RULES 17:41 May 31, 2011 Jkt 223001 [FR Doc. 2011–13430 Filed 5–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration 14 CFR Part 25 [Docket No. NM450; Special Conditions No. 25–430–SC] Special Conditions: Boeing Model 747– 8 Airplanes; Stairway Between the Main Deck and Upper Deck Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Final special conditions. AGENCY: Appendix A to Part 202—Federal Enforcement Agencies These special conditions are issued for Boeing Model 747–8 airplanes. This airplane will have novel or unusual design features when compared to the state of technology envisioned in the airworthiness standards for transport category airplanes. These design features include a stairway between the main deck and upper deck. These special conditions contain the additional safety standards that the Administrator considers necessary to establish a level of safety equivalent to that established by the existing airworthiness standards. Additional special conditions will be issued for other novel or unusual design features of Boeing 747–8 airplanes. DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jayson Claar, FAA, Airframe and Cabin Safety Branch, ANM–115, Transport Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service, 1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, Washington 98057–3356; telephone (425) 227–2194; facsimile (425) 227–1232. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: * Background List of Subjects in 12 CFR Part 202 Aged, Banks, Banking, Civil rights, Consumer protections, Credit, Discrimination, Federal Reserve System, Marital status discrimination, Penalties, Religious discrimination, Sex discrimination. Authority and Issuance For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Board amends 12 CFR part 202 to read as set forth below: PART 202—EQUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY ACT (REGULATION B) 1. The authority citation for part 202 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: Section 15 U.S.C. 1691–1691f. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 Secretary of the Board under delegated authority, May 25, 2011. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. 2. 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Rules and Regulations
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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains regulatory documents 
having general applicability and legal effect, most of which are keyed 
to and codified in the Code of Federal Regulations, which is published 
under 50 titles pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 1510.

The Code of Federal Regulations is sold by the Superintendent of Documents. 
Prices of new books are listed in the first FEDERAL REGISTER issue of each 
week.

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Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 1, 2011 / Rules 
and Regulations

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

12 CFR Part 202

[Regulation B; Docket No. R-1420]


Equal Credit Opportunity

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment.

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SUMMARY: The Board is publishing amendments to Regulation B (Equal 
Credit Opportunity Act) to update the address where questions should be 
directed concerning creditors for which the Federal Deposit Insurance 
Corporation administers compliance with the regulation.

DATES: Effective Date: July 1, 2011. Compliance is optional until May 
31, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jamie Z. Goodson or Priscilla Walton-
Fein, Attorneys, Division of Consumer and Community Affairs, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, at (202) 452-3667. For the 
users of Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (``TDD'') only, contact 
(202) 263-4869.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 
U.S.C. 1691-1691f, makes it unlawful for a creditor to discriminate 
against an applicant in any aspect of a credit transaction on the basis 
of the applicant's national origin, marital status, religion, sex, 
color, race, age (provided the applicant has the capacity to contract), 
receipt of public assistance benefits, or the good faith exercise of a 
right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. 1601 et seq. 
The ECOA is implemented by the Board's Regulation B.
    In addition to the general prohibition against discrimination, 
Regulation B contains specific rules concerning the taking and 
evaluation of credit applications, including procedures and notices for 
credit denials and other adverse actions. Under section 202.9 of 
Regulation B, notification given to an applicant when adverse action is 
taken must contain the name and address of the federal agency that 
administers compliance with respect to the creditor. Appendix A of 
Regulation B contains the names and addresses of the enforcement 
agencies where questions concerning a particular creditor shall be 
directed. This amendment updates the address for the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation. Creditors for which the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation administers compliance with Regulation B must 
include this new address on their adverse action notices starting May 
31, 2012.

12 CFR Chapter II

List of Subjects in 12 CFR Part 202

    Aged, Banks, Banking, Civil rights, Consumer protections, Credit, 
Discrimination, Federal Reserve System, Marital status discrimination, 
Penalties, Religious discrimination, Sex discrimination.

Authority and Issuance

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Board amends 12 CFR 
part 202 to read as set forth below:

PART 202--EQUAL CREDIT OPPORTUNITY ACT (REGULATION B)

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1. The authority citation for part 202 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  Section 15 U.S.C. 1691-1691f.


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2. Appendix A is amended by removing the fourth paragraph and adding a 
new paragraph in its place to read as follows:

Appendix A to Part 202--Federal Enforcement Agencies

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    Nonmember Insured Banks and Insured State Branches of Foreign 
Banks: FDIC Consumer Response Center, 1100 Walnut Street, Box 
11, Kansas City, MO 64106.
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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, May 25, 2011.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2011-13430 Filed 5-31-11; 8:45 am]
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