Federal Housing Finance Board 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Limitation on Issuance of Excess Stock
Document Number: E6-22325
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-28
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is adopting a final rule limiting the ability of a Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) to create member excess stock under certain circumstances. Under the rule, any Bank with excess stock greater than 1 percent of its total assets will be barred from further increasing member excess stock by paying dividends in the form of shares of stock (stock dividends) or otherwise issuing new excess stock. The final rule is based on a proposed rule that sought to impose a limit on excess stock and establish a minimum retained earnings requirement. The final rule deals only with the excess stock provisions of the proposal. The Finance Board intends to address retained earnings in a later rulemaking.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing an Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-9793
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-20
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing an Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-9098
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-06
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
No FEAR Act Notice
Document Number: E6-18236
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-31
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Under the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002, which is now known as the No FEAR Act, each agency must inform employees, former employees, and applicants for employment of the rights and protections available under Federal antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act; Implementation
Document Number: E6-17298
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-17
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
As part of a comprehensive review of agency practices related to the collection, use, and protection of personally identifiable information, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is updating both its systems of records and implementing rule under the Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act). This interim final rule revises the agency's Privacy Act regulation to include new sections concerning security of systems of records, use and collection of social security numbers, and employee responsibilities under the Privacy Act. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the Finance Board is publishing a notice concerning updates to the Finance Board's Privacy Act systems of records. The Finance Board also is amending the fee schedule in its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulation to take into account increased salary and operating costs. The Finance Board determines the amount of the fee it charges to duplicate records under the Privacy Act in accordance with the FOIA fee schedule.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E6-17176
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-17
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
As part of a comprehensive review of agency practices related to the collection, use, and protection of personally identifiable information, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is updating both its system of records and implementing rule under the Privacy Act of 1974 (Privacy Act). This notice concerns updates to the Finance Board's Privacy Act system of records. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the Finance Board is publishing an interim final rule with request for comments that revises the agency's Privacy Act regulation to include new sections concerning security of systems of records, use and collection of social security numbers, and employee responsibilities under the Privacy Act.
Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review
Document Number: E6-16732
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-13
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is announcing the Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) members it has selected for the 2006-07 third quarter review cycle under the Finance Board's community support requirements regulation. This notice also prescribes the deadline by which Bank members selected for review must submit Community Support Statements to the Finance Board.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-8582
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 06-8493
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is submitting the information collection entitled ``Affordable Housing Program (AHP)'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a 3 year extension of the OMB control number, 3069- 0006, which is due to expire on July 31, 2007.
Affordable Housing Program Amendments
Document Number: 06-8492
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-10-06
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is amending its Affordable Housing Program regulation to remove prescriptive requirements, clarify certain operational requirements, provide additional discretionary authority in certain areas, remove certain authorities, and otherwise streamline and reorganize the regulation.
Examination Rating System for the Federal Home Loan Banks and the Office of Finance
Document Number: 06-7848
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-21
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is requesting comments on a proposed examination rating system to be known as the Federal Home Loan Bank Rating System (Rating System).
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-7581
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-08
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-6748
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-08-07
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Home Loan Bank Elective Directors
Document Number: E6-11306
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-07-18
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is amending its rules relating to the election of Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) directors to allow each Bank greater latitude in providing members information about the range of skills and experience among board members the Bank believes is best suited to administer its affairs. The final rule is intended to enhance the corporate governance of each Bank by allowing a Bank to provide to its members, during the election process, information about the expertise the Bank has identified as appropriate to enhance the board of directors in providing overall board management of the Bank. The final rule also revises and reorganizes the prohibitions on actions during the election process.
Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review
Document Number: E6-10779
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-14
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is announcing the Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) members it has selected for the 2006-07 second quarter review cycle under the Finance Board's community support requirements regulation. This notice also prescribes the deadline by which Bank members selected for review must submit Community Support Statements to the Finance Board.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-6112
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-07-10
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Data Reporting Requirements for the Federal Home Loan Banks
Document Number: E6-9756
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-21
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is reorganizing the way it imposes certain reporting requirements on the Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks) by removing the requirements from its regulations and issuing them in the Data Reporting Manual (DRM), which is an enforceable order issued pursuant to the Finance Board's investigatory powers. The Finance Board also is adding a new part 914, which addresses a Bank's obligation with respect to reporting requirements and making its books and records available to the Finance Board.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E6-9755
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-21
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) has submitted the information collection entitled ``Federal Home Loan Bank Acquired Member Assets, Core Mission Activities, Investments and Advances'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a 3 year extension of the OMB control number, which is due to expire on March 31, 2007. Elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register, the Finance Board is publishing a final rule that reorganizes the way it imposes certain reporting requirements on the Federal Home Loan Banks (Banks), including the reporting requirements in this information collection. The information collection has been moved from Finance Board regulations and into the Data Reporting Manual, which is an enforceable order issued pursuant to the Finance Board's investigatory powers.
Correction; Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-5318
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-12
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-5082
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-02
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-4301
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-05-08
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Home Loan Bank Director Elections
Document Number: 06-3690
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-04-18
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is proposing to amend its rules to assist each Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) in having a board of directors whose members possess the range of skills and experience best suited to administer the affairs of the Bank. The proposed rule is intended to enhance the corporate governance of each Bank by more closely aligning the experience and skills of individual directors with the expertise the Bank has identified as appropriate to enhance the board of directors in providing overall board management of the Bank.
Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review
Document Number: E6-5188
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-14
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is announcing the Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) members it has selected for the 2006-07 first quarter review cycle under the Finance Board's community support requirements regulation. This notice also prescribes the deadline by which Bank members selected for review must submit Community Support Statements to the Finance Board.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-3428
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-04-10
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Excess Stock Restrictions and Retained Earnings Requirements for the Federal Home Loan Banks
Document Number: E6-3689
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-03-15
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is proposing to add to its regulations provisions that would limit the amount of excess stock that a Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) can have outstanding and that would prescribe a minimum amount of retained earnings for each Bank. The proposed amendments also would prohibit a Bank from selling excess stock to its members or paying stock dividends, and restrict a Bank's ability to pay dividends when its retained earnings are below the prescribed minimum.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-2119
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-03-06
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing a Closed Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-1321
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-02-13
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice; Announcing an Open Meeting of the Board of Directors
Document Number: 06-614
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-23
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 06-365
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-17
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) has submitted the information collection entitled ``Community Support Requirements'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a 3 year extension of the OMB control number, 3069- 0003, which is due to expire on February 28, 2006.
Federal Home Loan Bank Members Selected for Community Support Review
Document Number: 06-57
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-01-13
Agency: Federal Housing Finance Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) is announcing the Federal Home Loan Bank (Bank) members it has selected for the 2004-05 eighth quarter review cycle under the Finance Board's community support requirements regulation. This notice also prescribes the deadline by which Bank members selected for review must submit Community Support Statements to the Finance Board.