NEW REPORTS: Proposal by the National Credit Union Administration to subject some credit unions with risky portfolios to new reporting requirements. Published Nov. 29. Comment period extended to Sept. 30.

SIMPLER REGISTRATION: Proposal by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to let banks follow most of the Securities and Exchange Commission rules on securities registration. Published June 28. Comments due Sept. 26.

OAKAR ASSESSMENTS: Proposal by the FDIC to change the formula it uses to calculate the thrift deposits owned by Oakar institutions. Published July 3. Comments due Sept. 3.

REGULATORY RELIEF: Proposal by the Office of Thrift Supervision to drop nine of the 33 rules governing how thrifts may operate. Published June 25. Comments due Aug. 28.

COLLATERALIZED LOANS: Proposal by the banking and thrift agencies to adopt a single method of calculating risk-based capital for collateralized loans. The new method would drop capital requirements for fully collateralized portions of loans. Expected to be published soon. Comments due 30 days later.

FARM CREDIT: Proposal by the Farm Credit Administration to loosen restrictions on who is eligible to borrow from the system and for what reason. Originally published Sept. 11. Expected to be re-published shortly. Comments due 30 days after publication.

UPDATING RESERVES: Proposal by the Federal Reserve Board to delete outdated reserve requirements for nonmember banks. Published June 17. Comments due Aug. 16.

THRIFT POWERS: Proposal by the OTS to revise its rules to make it simpler and cheaper for healthy thrifts to offer products and services. Published June 13. Comments due Aug. 12.

BROKER-DEALERS: Proposal by the Fed to reduce record keeping and accounting burdens on bank broker-dealers. Published July 1. Comments due Aug. 2.

GLASS-STEAGALL: Proposal by the Fed to drop Regulation R, which prevents interlocking management of bank holding company and mutual fund boards. Published July 3. Comments due Aug. 2.

CURRENCY REPORTS: Proposal by the Treasury Department to stop requiring currency transaction reports for publicly traded businesses and for companies filing consolidated tax forms. Published April 24. Approved as an interim rule May 1. Comments due Aug. 1 on the final rule.

SMART CARDS: Proposal by the Fed to exempt many types of stored-value cards from the consumer protections included in Regulation E. Published May 2. Comment deadline extended to Aug. 1.

CHECK CLEARING: Proposal by the Fed to eliminate inconsistent, outdated, and duplicative rules governing check clearing. Published May 21. Comments due July 19.

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