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CFPB Proposed Amendments to Regulation B

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

On April 4, 2017, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) proposed amendments to Regulation B to permit creditors additional flexibility in complying with Regulation B in order to facilitate compliance with Regulation C, to add certain model forms and remove others from Regulation B, and to make various other amendments to Regulation B and its commentary to facilitate the collection and retention of information about the ethnicity, sex, and race of certain mortgage applicants.

Dates

Comments must be received on or before May 4, 2017.

Addresses

You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CFPB-2017-0009 or RIN 3170-AA65, by any of the following methods:

  • Email: FederalRegisterComments@cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB-2017-0009 or RIN 3170-AA65 in the subject line of the email.
  • Electronic: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Monica Jackson, Office of the Executive Secretary, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. Include CFPB-2017-0009 or RIN 3170-AA65 in a reference line at the top of the submission.
  • Hand Delivery/Courier: Monica Jackson, Office of the Executive Secretary, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20002. Include CFPB-2017-0009 or RIN 3170-AA65 in a reference line at the top of the submission.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Assistant Chief Counsel Jennifer A. Smith (202.205.6943).

Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017