WASHINGTON — Federal regulators handed community banks a small but crucial victory on Wednesday, giving them more time to voice growing concerns over a set of proposals that would enact Basel III capital and liquidity requirements for all institutions.

The banking agencies said they would provide an additional 45 days of public comment on their June proposal, with a new deadline of Oct. 22.

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