WASHINGTON - A sampling of undercapitalized institutions showed that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. took prompt corrective action against just 30% of the banks subject to the supervisory law.

The FDIC's inspector general selected 43 undercapitalized institutions, and found the FDIC imposed prompt corrective action against only 13. However, 39 of the 43 banks were subject to some other enforcement action, according to the inspector general's report.

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