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Regulatory projects plan

The agency posts its regulatory projects plan twice a year, coinciding with its semiannual update of the Unified Regulatory Agenda, which is published on the web at RegInfo.gov in the spring and fall of each year.

The plan describes the regulatory and policy projects scheduled for the next 12 months. The goal in providing the plan is to make upcoming regulatory actions transparent.

The plan is also available as a PDF.

Fall 2018 Regulatory Projects Plan

Regulation Title/
RIN
Type of
Action

Abstract

Margin and Capital Requirements for Covered Swap Entities

3052-AD28

Final Rule

10/00/2018

Would amend the definition of Eligible Master Netting Agreement in the regulation governing Margin and Capital Requirements for noncleared swaps. (Joint Agency Rulemaking)

Farmer Mac — Investment Eligibility

3052-AC86 

Final Rule

10/00/2018

Would consider appropriate changes related to eligible investment asset classes and address the removal of references to credit ratings as required by section 939A of the Dodd-Frank Act.

Appraisal Regulations

3052-AC94

NPRM

10/00/2018

Would consider revisions to collateral evaluation regulations in light of changing credit and economic conditions.

Amortization Limits — Agricultural Credit Associations and Production Credit Associations

3052-AC92

NPRM

10/00/2018

Would consider clarifying or changing the amortization limits for agricultural credit associations and production credit associations.

Criteria to Reinstate Nonaccrual Loans

3052-AD09

NPRM

10/00/2018

Would consider amendments to provide more objective criteria related to the reasonable doubt of the borrower’s willingness and ability to pay in 12 CFR 621.9(c). Additionally, this rulemaking would seek to align related rules in 12 CFR 621.9 for consistent treatment of a loan in nonaccrual status.

Regulatory Burden

3052-AD24

Final Notice

11/00/2018

In support of section 212(b) of the Farm Credit System Reform Act of 1996 and FCA’s Policy Statement on Regulatory Philosophy, would address comments received concerning the removal or revision of outdated, unnecessary, or burdensome regulations.

Borrower Rights

3052-AD20

NPRM

12/00/2018

Would consider revisions to regulations in Part 617 on borrower rights to clarify disclosure and servicing requirements.

Revision to Tier 1/ Tier 2/ Permanent Capital

3052-AD27

NPRM

02/00/2019

Would amend the Tier 1/ Tier 2 Regulatory Capital and related regulations by making technical and minor substantive corrections and clarifications.

Private Flood Insurance

3052-AD11

Final Rule

02/00/2019

Would amend FCA regulations applicable to Farm Credit System lending to conform with the private flood insurance provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. (Joint Agency Rulemaking)

Young, Beginning, and Small Farmers and Ranchers

3052-XXXX

ANPRM

02/00/2019

Would consider whether changes are appropriate to FCA regulations and guidance on young, beginning, and small (YBS) farmers and ranchers, including reporting of YBS farmers and ranchers operations and achievements.

Standards of Conduct

3052-AC44 

Final Rule

04/00/2019

Would revise the existing standards of conduct regulations in Subpart A, Part 612, and provide for a more principle-based rule to facilitate a sound standards of conduct program at System institutions.

Amortization Limits — Agricultural Credit Associations and Production Credit Associations

3052-AC92

Final Rule

04/00/2019

Would clarify or change the amortization limits for agricultural credit associations and production credit associations.

Criteria to Reinstate Nonaccrual Loans

3052-AD09

Final Rule

08/00/2019

Would provide more objective criteria related to the reasonable doubt of the borrower’s willingness and ability to pay in 12 CFR 621.9(c). Additionally, this rulemaking would align related rules in 12 CFR 621.9 for consistent treatment of a loan in nonaccrual status.

Appraisal Regulations

3052-AC94

Final Rule

09/00/2019

Would revise collateral evaluation regulations in light of changing credit and economic conditions.

ANPRM = Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

NPRM = Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Page updated: July 25, 2018