Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of March 19-20, 2013, 22880 [2013-08952]

Download as PDF 22880 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 17, 2013 / Notices First National Bank of Menahga & Sebeka, Menahga, Minnesota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 12, 2013. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, April 10, 2013. William B. English, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. 2013–08952 Filed 4–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P [FR Doc. 2013–09031 Filed 4–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of March 19– 20, 2013 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with Section 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on March 19–20, 2013.1 Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster maximum employment and price stability. In particular, the Committee seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with federal funds trading in a range from 0 to 1⁄4 percent. The Committee directs the Desk to undertake open market operations as necessary to maintain such conditions. The Desk is directed to continue purchasing longer-term Treasury securities at a pace of about $45 billion per month and to continue purchasing agency mortgage-backed securities at a pace of about $40 billion per month. The Committee also directs the Desk to engage in dollar roll and coupon swap transactions as necessary to facilitate settlement of the Federal Reserve’s agency mortgage-backed securities transactions. The Committee directs the Desk to maintain its policy of rolling over maturing Treasury securities into new issues and its policy of reinvesting principal payments on all agency debt and agency mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities. The System Open Market Account Manager and the Secretary will keep the Committee informed of ongoing developments regarding the System’s balance sheet that could affect the attainment over time of the Committee’s objectives of maximum employment and price stability. 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) April 22, 2013. PLACE: 10th Floor Training Room, 77 K Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. STATUS: Parts will be open to the public and parts closed to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: TIME AND DATE: Parts Open to the Public 1. Approval of the Minutes of the March 25, 2013 Board Member Meeting 2. Approval of the Minutes of the October 9, 2012 ETAC Meeting 3. Thrift Savings Plan Activity Reports by the Executive Director a. Monthly Participant Activity Report b. Quarterly Investment Policy Report c. Legislative Report 4. Quarterly Vendor Financials 5. Annual Financial Audit—Clifton Larson Allen (CLA) 6. Office of Enterprise Planning Report 7. Default Investment Fund Option 8. Communications Update 9. Sequestration and the TSP Parts Closed to the Public 1. Procurement CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Kimberly Weaver, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. Dated: April 15, 2013. James B. Petrick, Secretary, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. [FR Doc. 2013–09117 Filed 4–15–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6760–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–CIB–2013–03; Docket No. 2013– 0002; Sequence 11] Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of cancellation of System of Record Notice (SORN) General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Withdrawal of GSA/GOV–8 Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) System of Record Notice (SORN). AGENCY: 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on March 19– 20, 2013, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s Annual Report. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Apr 16, 2013 Jkt 229001 Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), notice is given that SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the General Services Administration (GSA), is canceling the following system of record notice: GSA/GOV–8 Excluded Parties List System (EPLS). DATES: Effective Date: April 17, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Call or email the GSA Privacy Act Officer: telephone 202–208–1317; email gsa.privaccyact@gsa.gov. GSA Privacy Act Officer (CIB), General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The GSA/GOV–8 Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) is being cancelled because the information in the system is now part of the (GSA/GOVT–9) System of Award Management (SAM). The (SORN) was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 22374 on Friday, April 25, 2008. Dated: April 11, 2013. James Atwater, Acting Director, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2013–09004 Filed 4–16–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–34–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ‘‘Applying Novel Methods to Better Understand the Relationship between Health IT and Ambulatory Care Workflow Redesign.’’ In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 28th, 2013 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by May 17, 2013. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 74 (Wednesday, April 17, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 22880]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08952]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of March 
19-20, 2013

    In accordance with Section 271.25 of its rules regarding 
availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below 
the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market 
Committee at its meeting held on March 19-20, 2013.\1\
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    \1\ Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee 
at its meeting held on March 19-20, 2013, which includes the 
domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon 
request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 
Washington, DC 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal 
Reserve Bulletin and in the Board's Annual Report.
---------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Federal Open Market 
Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster 
maximum employment and price stability. In particular, the Committee 
seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with federal funds 
trading in a range from 0 to \1/4\ percent. The Committee directs the 
Desk to undertake open market operations as necessary to maintain such 
conditions. The Desk is directed to continue purchasing longer-term 
Treasury securities at a pace of about $45 billion per month and to 
continue purchasing agency mortgage-backed securities at a pace of 
about $40 billion per month. The Committee also directs the Desk to 
engage in dollar roll and coupon swap transactions as necessary to 
facilitate settlement of the Federal Reserve's agency mortgage-backed 
securities transactions. The Committee directs the Desk to maintain its 
policy of rolling over maturing Treasury securities into new issues and 
its policy of reinvesting principal payments on all agency debt and 
agency mortgage-backed securities in agency mortgage-backed securities. 
The System Open Market Account Manager and the Secretary will keep the 
Committee informed of ongoing developments regarding the System's 
balance sheet that could affect the attainment over time of the 
Committee's objectives of maximum employment and price stability.

    By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, April 10, 2013.
William B. English,
Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee.
[FR Doc. 2013-08952 Filed 4-16-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P