Title: NOTICE OF POLICY STATEMENTS AND INDEX--Farm Credit Administration Board Policy Statements--12 CFR Chapter VI
Issue Date: 10/24/2013
Federal Register Cite: 78 FR 63380
FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION
12 CFR Chapter VI
Farm Credit Administration Board Policy Statements
AGENCY: Farm Credit Administration.
ACTION: Notice of policy statements and index.
SUMMARY: The Farm Credit Administration (FCA), as part of its annual public notification process, is publishing for notice an index of the 18 Board policy statements currently in existence. Most of the policy statements remain unchanged since our last Federal Register notice on October 25, 2012 (77 FR 65098), except for one with minor updates on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.
DATES: October 24, 2013.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to Board, Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean Virginia 22102-5090, (703) 883-4009, TTY (703) 883-4056;
Wendy R. Laguarda, Assistant General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean Virginia 22102-5090, (703) 883-4020, TTY (703) 883-4020.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A list of the 18 FCA Board policy statements is set forth below. FCA Board policy statements may be viewed online at www.fca.gov/handbook.nsf.
On August 13, 2013, the FCA Board reaffirmed, and made minor updates only, to FCA-PS-62 on, “Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.” The policy was changed to explicitly state that FCA provides reasonable religious accommodations consistent with Title VII and to clarify that opposition to or participation in the equal employment opportunity process may be a basis for reprisal claims. The policy was published in the Federal Register on August 20, 2013 (78 FR 51187). The FCA will continue to publish new or revised policy statements in their full text.
FCA Board Policy Statements
FCA-PS-34 Disclosure of the Issuance and Termination of Enforcement Documents
FCA-PS-37 Communications During Rulemaking
FCA-PS-41 Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution
FCA-PS-53 Examination Philosophy
FCA-PS-59 Regulatory Philosophy
FCA-PS-62 Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity
FCA-PS-64 Rules for the Transaction of Business of the Farm Credit Administration Board
FCA-PS-65 Release of Consolidated Reporting System Information
FCA-PS-67 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Agency Programs and Activities
FCA-PS-68 FCS Building Association Management Operations Policies and Practices
FCA-PS-71 Disaster Relief Efforts by Farm Credit Institutions
FCA-PS-72 Financial Institution Rating System (FIRS)
FCA-PS-77 Borrower Privacy
FCA-PS-78 Official Names of Farm Credit Institutions
FCA-PS-79 Consideration and Referral of Supervisory Strategies and Enforcement Actions
FCA-PS-80 Cooperative Operating Philosophy – Serving the Members of Farm Credit System Institutions
FCA-PS-81 Ethics, Independence, Arm’s-Length Role, Ex Parte Communications and Open Government
DATE: October 18, 2013
Dale L. Aultman,
Farm Credit Administration Board.