The OCC is the primary regulator of banks chartered under the National Bank Act (12 USC 1 et seq.) and federal savings associations chartered under the Home Owners Loan Act of 1933 (12 USC 1461 et seq.). You will find the OCC's regulations, derived from these acts, in Title 12 of the Code of Federal Regulations - Banks and Banking (12 CFR Parts 1-199).
Before codification in the Code of Federal Regulations, the OCC publishes its rules in the Federal Register. Below is a list of the most recent OCC rulemakings published in the Federal Register. Prior OCC rulemakings are available at the Federal Register Web site and at Regulations.gov. Public comments to OCC rulemakings may be found at Regulations.gov by searching under the rule’s docket number.
OCC Proposed Rules
Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies (April 9, 2014)
OCC Guidelines Establishing Heightened Standards for Certain Large Insured National Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, and Insured Branches; Integration of Regulations, 79 FR 4282 (January 27, 2014)
OCC Interim Final Rules
Treatment of Certain Collateralized Debt Oblitgations Backed Primarily by Trust Preferred Securities with Regard to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Certain Interests in, and Relationships with, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds, 79 FR 5223 (January 31, 2014)
OCC Final Rules
Banking-Related Regulations From Other Federal Agencies
There are a number of laws and regulations of particular concern to the federal banking system that are under the purview of other federal agencies. These cover such areas as consumers, commercial practices, commodity and securities trading, and housing and urban development.
Follow the links below to find banking-related regulations from agencies other than the OCC. These links connect you to the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations Web site, operated by the Government Printing Office.