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Financial Institution Letters

Internet Access to Rules and Regulations

March 26, 1998


SUBJECT: FDIC Rules and Regulations Service

The complete text of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's Law, Regulations and Related Acts (Rules and Regulations) now is available to you free on the FDIC's Internet site ( The direct address for accessing the Rules and Regulations is

The electronic Rules and Regulations service includes the complete text of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, FDIC regulations and source notes. Policy statements approved by the FDIC Board of Directors, selected General Counsel opinions, legal advisory opinions, consumer laws and regulations related to banking, and selected Federal Reserve regulations also are part of this electronic service.

The FDIC will continue to provide one free printed version of the three-volume Rules and Regulations loose-leaf binder service to each insured institution. Insured institutions may continue to purchase additional paper copies at a cost of $280 per set.

The new Internet version of the Rules and Regulations has a key word or phrase search option that enables users to find the location of specific words or phrases wherever they appear. This electronic search capability also improves the usefulness of the Subject Index, Code of Federal Regulations and U.S. Code finding aids that are replicated from the print version.

Comments about content, format or ease-of-use of this electronic service may be e-mailed to Users' comments will help guide future enhancements to the electronic and print versions of the Rules and Regulations service. For further information, please contact Steve Parker, Associate Editor, in the Office of the Executive Secretary at (202) 898-3831.

Robert E. Feldman
Executive Secretary

Distribution: All Insured Institutions

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, N.W., Room 100, Washington, D.C. 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 07/17/1999

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