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Farm Credit Administration Board Policy Statements

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Farm Credit Administration.


Notice of policy statements and index.


The Farm Credit Administration (FCA), as part of its annual public notification process, is publishing for notice an index of the 18 Board policy statements currently in existence. Most of the policy statements remain unchanged since our last Federal Register notice on November 2, 2015, except for one as discussed below on Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.


October 14, 2016.

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Dale L. Aultman, Secretary to Board, Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102-5090, (703) 883-4009, TTY (703) 883-4056; or

Mary Alice Donner, Senior Counsel, Office of General Counsel, Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102-5090, (703) 883-4020, TTY (703) 883-4020.

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A list of the 18 FCA Board policy statements is set forth below. FCA Board policy statements may be viewed online at​handbook.nsf.

On August 8, 2016, the FCA Board updated FCA-PS-62 on, “Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity.” The policy was published in the Federal Register on August 12, 2016 (81 FR 53482). The policy was slightly edited at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's recommendation to indicate that FCA begins prompt, thorough, and impartial investigations within 10 days of receiving notice of harassment allegations.

The FCA will continue to publish new or revised policy statements in their full text.

FCA Board Policy Statements

FCA-PS-34 Disclosure of the Issuance and Termination of Enforcement Documents

FCA-PS-37 Communications During Rulemaking

FCA-PS-41 Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution

FCA-PS-44 Travel

FCA-PS-53 Examination Philosophy

FCA-PS-59 Regulatory Philosophy

FCA-PS-62 Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity

FCA-PS-64 Rules for the Transaction of Business of the Farm Credit Administration Board

FCA-PS-65 Release of Consolidated Reporting System Information

FCA-PS-67 Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability in Agency Programs and Activities

FCA-PS-68 FCS Building Association Management Operations Policies and Practices

FCA-PS-71 Disaster Relief Efforts by Farm Credit Institutions

FCA-PS-72 Financial Institution Rating System (FIRS)

FCA-PS-77 Borrower Privacy

FCA-PS-78 Official Names of Farm Credit Institutions

FCA-PS-79 Consideration and Referral of Supervisory Strategies and Enforcement Actions

FCA-PS-80 Cooperative Operating Philosophy—Serving the Members of Farm Credit System Institutions

FCA-PS-81 Ethics, Independence, Arm's-Length Role, Ex Parte Communications and Open Government

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Dated: October 6, 2016.

Dale L. Aultman,

Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board.

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[FR Doc. 2016-24680 Filed 10-13-16; 8:45 am]