12 CFR 338.5 - Purpose.
The purpose of this subpart B is two-fold. First, this subpart B notifies all insured state nonmember banks of their duty to collect and retain certain information about a home loan applicant's personal characteristics in accordance with Regulation B of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( 12 CFR part 202) in order to monitor an institution's compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974 ( 15 U.S.C. 1691et seq.). Second, this subpart B notifies certain insured state nonmember banks of their duty to maintain, update and report a register of home loan applications in accordance with Regulation C of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System ( 12 CFR part 203), which implements the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act ( 12 U.S.C. 2801et seq.).