Department of Treasury October 17, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Interagency Guidance on Credit Risk Review Systems
Document Number: 2019-22656
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Department of Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, the Board, the FDIC, and the NCUA (collectively, the agencies) are inviting comment on proposed guidance for credit risk review systems. This proposed guidance is relevant to all institutions supervised by the agencies. The proposed guidance discusses sound management of credit risk, a system of independent, ongoing credit review, and appropriate communication regarding the performance of the institution's loan portfolio to its management and board of directors.
Interagency Policy Statement on Allowances for Credit Losses
Document Number: 2019-22655
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, National Credit Union Administration, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (collectively, the banking agencies), and the National Credit Union Administration (collectively, the agencies) are inviting public comment on a proposed interagency policy statement on allowances for credit losses (ACLs). The agencies are issuing this proposed interagency policy statement in response to changes to U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) as promulgated by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) in Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-13, Financial InstrumentsCredit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments and subsequent amendments issued since June 2016. These updates are codified in Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) Topic 326, Financial InstrumentsCredit Losses (FASB ASC Topic 326). This proposed interagency policy statement describes the measurement of expected credit losses under the current expected credit losses (CECL) methodology and the accounting for impairment on available-for-sale (AFS) debt securities in accordance with FASB ASC Topic 326; supervisory expectations for designing, documenting, and validating expected credit loss estimation processes, including the internal controls over these processes; maintaining appropriate ACLs; the responsibilities of boards of directors and management; and examiner reviews of ACLs.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-22654
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the agencies) may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. On June 25, 2019, the agencies, under the auspices of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), requested public comment for 60 days on a proposal to extend for three years without revision the Market Risk Regulatory Report for Institutions Subject to the Market Risk Capital Rule (FFIEC 102), which is currently an approved collection of information for each agency. The comment period for the June 2019 notice ended on August 26, 2019. As described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section, no comments were received on the proposal; therefore, the FFIEC and the agencies will proceed with the extension of the FFIEC 102 as proposed. In addition, the agencies are giving notice that they are sending the collections to OMB for review.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form Project
Document Number: 2019-22575
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning gas guzzler tax.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection: Comment Request; Uses of Awards Report Form
Document Number: 2019-22574
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (the CDFI Fund), the Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Uses of Awards Report Form, which is completed by the Bank Enterprise Award Program (BEA Program) Recipients and the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) Recipients.
Reporting of Data on Loans to Small Businesses and Small Farms
Document Number: 2019-22568
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-17
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Federal Reserve System, Department of Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
The OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (collectively, the agencies) are requesting comment on ways to modify the current requirements for reporting data on loans to small businesses and small farms in the Consolidated Reports of Condition and Income (Call Report) so that the reported data better reflect lending to these sectors of the U.S. economy.