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Disclosure to Shareholders; Accounting and Reporting Requirements; Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation General Provisions; Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Governance; Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Funding and Fiscal Affairs; Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Disclosure and Reporting Requirements; Effective Date

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AGENCY:

Farm Credit Administration.

ACTION:

Notice of effective date.

SUMMARY:

The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) published a final rule under parts 620, 621, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, and 655 on July 14, 2005 (70 FR 40635). This final rule ensures that the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (Farmer Mac) continues to hold high-quality, liquid investments to maintain a sufficient liquidity reserve, invest surplus funds, and manage interest-rate risk, while maintaining non-program investments at appropriate levels considering Farmer Mac's status as a Government-sponsored enterprise. In accordance with 12 U.S.C. 2252, the effective date of the final rule is 30 days from the date of publication in the Federal Register during which either or both Houses of Congress are in session. Based on the records of the sessions of Congress, the effective date of the regulation is September 30, 2005.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

The regulation amending 12 CFR parts 620, 621, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, and 655 published on July 14, 2005 (70 FR 40635) is effective September 30, 2005.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joseph T. Connor, Associate Director for Policy and Analysis Office of Secondary Market Oversight, Farm Credit Administration, McLean, VA 22102-5090, (703) 883-4364, TTY (703) 883-4434; or Jennifer A. Cohn, Senior Attorney, Office of General Counsel, Farm Credit Administration, McLean, VA 22102-5090, (703) 883-4020, TTY (703) 883-4020.

(12 U.S.C. 2252(a)(9) and (10))

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Dated: September 30, 2005.

Jeanette C. Brinkley,

Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board.

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[FR Doc. 05-20036 Filed 10-5-05; 8:45 am]

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