Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-01006
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing to extend a collection currently approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) titled ``Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (Regulation C) 12 CFR 1003.''
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-00850
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-19
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) is proposing to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection titled, ``Generic Information Collection Plan for Information on Compliance Costs and Other Effects of Regulations.''
Consumer Advisory Board and Councils Solicitation of Applications for Membership
Document Number: 2016-00548
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Pursuant to the authorities given to the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) Director Richard Cordray invites the public to apply for membership for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council, and Credit Union Advisory Council (collectively, Advisory Councils). Membership of the Board and Councils includes representatives of consumers, communities, the financial services industry and academics. Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the Councils are typically for two years. However, the Director may amend the respective Board and Council charters from time to time during the charter terms, as the Director deems necessary to accomplish the purpose of the Board and Councils. The Bureau expects to announce the selection of new members in August 2016.
Academic Research Council Solicitation of Applications for Membership
Document Number: 2016-00546
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Section 1013(b)(1) of the Consumer Financial Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. 5493(b)(1), establishes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (Bureau) Office of Research and assigns to it the responsibility of researching, analyzing, and reporting on topics relating to the Bureau's mission, including developments in markets for consumer financial products and services, consumer awareness, and consumer behavior. The Bureau established the Academic Research Council (Council) as a technical advisory body comprised of scholars to provide the Office of Research with guidance as it performs its responsibilities. Director Richard Cordray invites qualified individuals to apply for appointment to the Council. Appointments to the Council are typically for three years. However, the Director may amend the Council charter from time to time during the charter terms as the Director deems necessary to accomplish the purpose of the Council. There are three vacancies on the Academic Research Council. The Bureau expects to announce the selection of new members in April 2016.
Request for Information Regarding Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Resubmission Guidelines
Document Number: 2016-00442
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-12
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) supervises and enforces compliance with the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) for certain financial institutions and maintains a resubmission schedule and guidelines (Resubmission Guidelines) describing when supervised institutions should correct and resubmit HMDA data. The Bureau is considering whether changes to its HMDA Resubmission Guidelines may be appropriate for HMDA data that will be submitted under recent amendments to Regulation C, which implements HMDA. The Bureau requests information from the public on what changes to the Bureau's Resubmission Guidelines may be needed.