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Joint Release
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Office of Thrift Supervision
National Credit Union Administration


For Immediate Release
February 17, 2006

Federal Financial Regulatory Agencies
Extend Comment Period on Nontraditional Mortgage Products

The federal financial regulatory agencies today extended the comment period on the proposed guidance on nontraditional residential mortgage products. Today's action was prompted by requests from several financial institutions and trade associations for financial institutions to extend the comment period. The comment period will be extended for 30 days to March 29 from the previous date of February 27.

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FDIC: PR-18-2006

Media Contacts:

Federal Reserve Susan Stawick (202) 452-2955
FDIC David Barr (202) 898-6992
NCUA Cherie Umbel (703) 518-6337
OCC Dean DeBuck (202) 874-5770
OTS Chris Smith (202) 906-6677


Last Updated 02/17/2006 communications@fdic.gov