12 CFR 1720.1 - Authority.

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§ 1720.1 Authority.
(a) Authority. This part is issued by the Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight (OFHEO) pursuant to sections 1313(a), 1313(b)(1), and 1313(b)(5) of the Federal Housing Enterprise Financial Safety and Soundness Act (Act) (12 U.S.C. 4513(a), 4513(b)(1), and 4513(b)(5)). These provisions of the Act authorize OFHEO to take any action deemed appropriate by the Director of OFHEO to ensure that the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (the Enterprises) are operated in a safe and sound manner, including by adopting supervisory policies and standards by regulation, guidance, or other process.
(b) Preservation of existing authority. No action by OFHEO undertaken with reference to a policy guidance or this regulation will in any way limit the authority of the Director otherwise to address unsafe or unsound conditions or practices, or other violations of law, rule or regulation. Action with reference to a policy guidance or this regulation may be taken separate from, in conjunction with, or in addition to any other supervisory response, enforcement action, or agency-imposed requirements deemed appropriate by OFHEO. Nothing in this regulation or any guidance issued by OFHEO limits the authority of the Director pursuant to section 1313 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 4513) or any other provision of law, rule or regulation applicable to the Enterprises.

Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

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Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 12 CFR 1720 after this date.

  • 2014-02-28; vol. 79 # 40 - Friday, February 28, 2014
    1. 79 FR 11350 - Responsibilities of Boards of Directors, Corporate Practices and Corporate Governance Matters
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      FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY, DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD, Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
      Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period.
      The comment period for the proposed rule published January 28, 2014, at 79 FR 4414, is extended. Written comments must be received on or before May 15, 2014. For additional information, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.
      12 CFR Parts 914 and 917