SUMMARY: The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is hereby
publishing items for the October 2000 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and
Deregulatory Actions. The agenda contains information about FDIC's
current and projected rulemakings, existing regulations under review,
and completed rulemakings.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Persons identified under regulations
listed in the agenda. Unless otherwise noted, the address for all FDIC
staff identified in the agenda is Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Twice each year, the FDIC publishes an
agenda of regulations to inform the public of its regulatory actions
and to enhance public participation in the rulemaking process.
Publication of the agenda is in accordance with both the Regulatory
Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601 et seq.) and the FDIC statement of policy
entitled ``Development and Review of FDIC Rules and Regulations'' (63
FR 25157). The FDIC amends its regulations under the general rulemaking
authority prescribed in section 9 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act
(12 U.S.C. 1819) and under specific authority granted by the Act and
A number of the actions identified in this agenda have been
developed to implement provision of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, or
to implement other recent statutory mandates. Many of the FDIC's
regulatory actions are coordinated with other Federal regulators of
financial institutions, primarily the Office of the Comptroller of
the Currency (OCC), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
System (FRS), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS). In some
cases, the FDIC also coordinates with the National Credit Union
Interested persons may petition the FDIC for the issuance,
amendment, or repeal of any regulation by submitting a written
petition to the Executive Secretary, Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation, Washington, DC 20429. Petitioners should include
complete and concise statements of their interest in the subject
matter and reasons why the petitions should be granted.