REG E: Proposal by the Fed to exempt some electronic benefit transfers from consumer protections. Published Jan. 22. Comments were due Feb. 19.

FIREWALLS: Proposal by the Fed to dismantle nearly 20 firewalls between banks and their holding company section 20 units. Published Jan. 17. Comments were due March 10.

INSURANCE: Request by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for comment on whether federal law preempts a restrictive Rhode Island insurance sales statute. Published Jan. 14. Comments were due Feb. 14.

CREDIT UNIONS: Request by the Treasury for comment on its study of credit union supervision and deposit insurance. Published Jan. 6. Comments were due Feb. 28.

PRIVACY: Request by the Fed for comment on its study of ways to safeguard consumer data in electronic commerce. Published Dec. 26. Comments were due Jan. 31.

NASD EXAMS: Proposal by the three banking agencies to let bank employees selling securities take the Series 6 and Series 7 exams administered by the National Association of Securities Dealers. Published Dec. 30. Comments were due Feb. 28.

HMDA RELIEF: Proposal by the Fed to stop requiring banks to keep a copy of their Home Mortgage Disclosure Act statements in at least one branch per metropolitan statistical area. Published Dec. 27. Comments were due Feb. 25.

HOME LOANS: Proposal by the finance board to require all Federal Home Loan Bank borrowers to document their support of first-time homebuyers. Published Nov. 27. Comments were due Jan. 27.

QTL TEST: Proposal by the Office of Thrift Supervision to make permanent its interim rules broadening the qualified-thrift-lender test as mandated by the Sept. 30 thrift insurance fund bailout law. Published Nov. 27. Comments were due Jan. 27.

FAIR LENDING: Proposal by the Fed to protect the confidentiality of fair-lending self-examinations. Published Jan. 2. Comments were due Jan. 31.

RESERVES: Proposal by the Fed to clarify the definition of "savings deposit" used in Regulation R. Published Dec. 31. Comments were due Feb. 4.

TRUTH-IN-LENDING: Request by the Fed and the Department of Housing and Urban Development for comments on how the Truth-in-Lending and Real Estate Settlement Procedures acts should be streamlined. Published Dec. 31. Comments were due Jan. 30.

FARM CREDIT: Proposal by the Farm Credit Administration to reduce regulatory burden by eliminating, replacing, or clarifying various rules. The changes are primarily technical. Published Dec. 20. Comments were due Jan. 31.

MARGIN RULES: Proposal by the Fed to amend its margin regulations G, T, and U. Published Nov. 26. Comments were due Jan. 31.

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