THRIFT LENDING - Proposal by the Office of Thrift Supervision to give savings institutions more flexibility in making loans and investments. Published Jan. 17. Comments due April 16.
TRUTH-IN-LENDING: Proposal by the Federal Reserve Board for comment on whether current Truth-in-Lending Act cost disclosures for home-equity loans protect consumers. Published Jan. 30. Comments due April 1.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Proposal by the National Credit Union Administration to allow some credit unions to accept funds from institutional investors. Published Feb. 2. Comments due April 1. Approved as an interim rule, effective Feb. 2.
EQUAL CREDIT: Proposal by the Fed to require banks to verify the accuracy of their credit scoring programs. Published Dec. 22. Comments due Feb. 28.
MANAGEMENT INTERLOCKS: Proposal to remove restriction preventing banks with less than $20 million in assets from sharing directors, trustees, and other top management with larger banks in their metropolitan statistical area. Published by the four regulatory agencies Dec. 29. Comments due Feb. 27.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Proposal by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to give national banks more leeway in meeting standards required for investments in community development corporations. Published Dec. 28. Comments due Feb. 25.
INVESTMENT SECURITIES: Proposal by the OCC to simplify the calculation that determines national bank investment limits. Published Dec. 21. Comments due Feb. 21.
FIDUCIARY ACTIVITIES: Proposal by the OCC to revamp regulations governing national banks' fiduciary activities. Published Dec. 21. Comments due Feb. 21.
SECURITIES RECORDS: Proposal by the OCC to require national banks to supply customers with confirmation of a securities purchase at the time of the transaction, instead of within five days as currently stipulated. Published Dec. 22. Comments due Feb. 20.
CHECK FRAUD: Proposal by the Fed to survey the problem of check fraud and the effectiveness of the Expedited Funds Availability Act. Published Dec. 20. Comments due Feb. 20.
LEASING: Proposal by the Fed to revamp consumer leasing rules and add disclosures. Published Sept. 20. Comment period extended to Feb. 15.