- Section 2102(a) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Reform Act of 2005 required that the FDIC merge the BIF and the SAIF to form the Deposit Insurance Fund no later than July 1, 2006.
- The FDIC effectuated the merger of the BIF and the SAIF as of March 31, 2006.
- As a result of the merger of the funds, the BIF and the SAIF were abolished.
- The FDIC issued conforming amendments to its regulations reflecting the funds merger. The regulations were issued and took effect on April 21, 2006.
FDIC-Insured Depository Institutions
Chief Executive Officer
Deposit Insurance Assessments
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Federal Register notice: "Revisions to Reflect the Merger of the Bank Insurance Fund and the Savings Association Insurance Fund" - PDF 64k (PDF Help)
Joe DiNuzzo, Counsel, Legal Division, on 202-898-7349, or Donna Saulnier, Team Leader, Assessment Management, Division of Finance, on 703-562-6167
FIL-36-2006 - PDF 36k (PDF Help)
FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2006/index.html.
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Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).