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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Office of Thrift Supervision

CRA Hearing in Chicago to be Available For Online Viewing

Online viewing will be available for a public hearing Thursday in Chicago on modernizing the regulations that implement the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA).

This is the third of four public hearings, jointly sponsored by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Office of Thrift Supervision.

The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The hearing can be viewed online at www.ustream.tv/channel/federalreserve. Captioning will also be available online. A copy of the hearing agenda is attached.

After the Chicago hearing, the agencies will post a hearing transcript and audio recording at www.federalreserve.gov. For further information on the series of CRA hearings, including instructions on submitting public comments, see www.ffiec.gov/CRA/hearings.htm.

Media Contacts:

Federal ReserveBarbara Hagenbaugh(202) 452-2955
OCCDean DeBuck(202) 874-5770
FDICDavid Barr(202) 898-6992
OTSWilliam Ruberry(202) 906-6677

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