Public Information

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)Off-site link
Federal RegisterOff-site link
H.2 ReportOff-site link Weekly report of (1) Actions by the Board, its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks and (2) Applications and Reports Received by the Federal Reserve
H.2A ReportOff-site link Weekly report of bank holding company applications and change in control notifications received by the Federal Reserve
Index of Actions TakenOff-site link
Search Facility for Actions Taken by the Federal ReserveOff-site link

Requests for Public Information: A copy of the public portion of an application may be requested in writing from the Reserve Bank. The Reserve Bank charges a copying fee of $0.10 per page for applications that are more than 100 pages. Also, the following information can be given by the Reserve Bank over the phone:
Date of Application receipt
Date of Acceptance
Date of Approval after the Applicant has been notified

All other information not contained in the public portion of the application must be requested in writing from the Board of Governors Freedom of Information OfficeOff-site link.

Submitting a Comment on an Application: If you wish to comment on an application, your comments must be received by the Federal Reserve on or before the last day of the latest comment period as specified in the newspaper and/or Federal Register. If you cannot submit your comments by the end of the comment period, you may request an extension by contacting the Secretary of the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, D.C. 20551. Your request for an extension must be received no later than the last date of the comment period and should explain why you are unable to submit your comments on time. You may find additional information on how to request additional time in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 12 CFR 262.25(B) (as revised, Press Release, January 31, 1984, 49 Federal Register 5603 [February 14, 1984]).

Requesting a Public Meeting Regarding an Application: For information on the Board's policy concerning the holding of public meetings, please see the Board's Policy Statement for Handling Protested Applications, 12 CFR 262.26(C) and (D)(1984). The procedure for requesting a hearing can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) at 12 CFR 262.3(E). You may wish to consult A Citizens Guide to CRA, published by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC).