EXEMPT MULTIPLES: Proposal by the Office of Thrift Supervision clarifying when a unitary thrift holding company is allowed to own more than one thrift and still engage in nonfinancial activities. Published Feb. 8. Comments due April 9.

EFT '99: Advanced notice of proposed rulemaking by the Treasury Department on whether banks, thrifts, and credit unions should be allowed to subcontract electronic benefit transfer services with unregulated institutions, such as check cashers, currency dealers, and money transmitters. Published in the Federal Register on Jan. 8. Comments due April 8.

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