[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 215 (Tuesday, November 6, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 66566]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-27024]

Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.


Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 6, 2012 / 
Proposed Rules

[[Page 66566]]


12 CFR Part 1238

RIN 2590-AA47

Stress Testing of Regulated Entities

AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance Agency.

ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking; extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: On October 5, 2012, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) 
published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking for 
public comment concerning stress testing of the Federal National 
Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage 
Corporation (Freddie Mac), and the twelve Federal Home Loan Banks 
(Banks) as required by section 165(i)(2) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street 
Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act). The comment period 
was to end on November 4, 2012 (the 30th day after publication of the 
proposal in the Federal Register). This document extends the comment 
period by an additional 30 days, through and including December 4, 
2012, to allow the public additional time to comment on the proposed 

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before December 4, 2012. 
For additional information, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

ADDRESSES: You may submit your comments, identified by regulatory 
information number (RIN) 2590-AA47, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov: 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments. If you submit your 
comment to the Federal eRulemaking Portal, please also send it by email 
to FHFA at [email protected] to ensure timely receipt by FHFA. 
Please include ``RIN 2590-AA47'' in the subject line of the message.
     Email: Comments to Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel may 
be sent by email to [email protected]. Please include ``RIN 2590-
AA47'' in the subject line of the message.
     U.S. Mail, United Parcel Service, Federal Express, or 
Other Mail Service: The mailing address for comments is: Alfred M. 
Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA47, Federal 
Housing Finance Agency, Eighth Floor, 400 Seventh Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20024.
     Hand Delivered/Courier: The hand delivery address is: 
Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel, Attention: Comments/RIN 2590-AA47, 
Federal Housing Finance Agency, Eighth Floor, 400 Seventh Street SW., 
Washington, DC 20024. The package should be logged at the Guard Desk, 
First Floor, on business days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Naa Awaa Tagoe, Senior Associate 
Director, Office of Financial Analysis, Modeling and Simulations, (202) 
649-3140, [email protected]; Fred Graham, Associate Director, Risk 
Modeling and Market Analysis, (202) 649-3500, [email protected]; or 
Mark D. Laponsky, Deputy General Counsel, Office of General Counsel, 
(202) 649-3054 (these are not toll-free numbers), 
[email protected]. The telephone number for the Telecommunications 
Device for the Hearing Impaired is (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 5, 2012, FHFA published for 
comment in the Federal Register a proposed rule, and invited comments. 
See 77 FR 60948. The comment period for the proposed rule was 
originally scheduled to close on November 4, 2012 (the 30th day after 
the date of publication); but, FHFA determined to extend the comment 
period an additional 30 days, changing the deadline for submitting 
comments on the proposed rule from November 4, 2012 to December 4, 

    Dated: October 31, 2012.
Edward J. DeMarco,
Acting Director, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
[FR Doc. 2012-27024 Filed 11-5-12; 8:45 am]