Appendix A to Part 226 - Effect on State Laws
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Appendix A to Part 226 - Effect on State Laws Request for
A request for a determination that a State law is inconsistent
or that a State law is substantially the same as the Act and
regulation shall be in writing and addressed to the Secretary,
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC
20551. The request shall be made pursuant to the procedures herein
and the Board's Rules of Procedure (12 CFR Part 262).
A request for a determination shall include the following
(1) The text of the State statute, regulation, or other document
that is the subject of the request.
(2) Any other statute, regulation, or judicial or administrative
opinion that implements, interprets, or applies the relevant
(3) A comparison of the State law with the corresponding
provision of the Federal law, including a full discussion of the
basis for the requesting party's belief that the State provision is
either inconsistent or substantially the same.
(4) Any other information that the requesting party believes may
assist the Board in its determination.
Public Notice of Determination
Notice that the Board intends to make a determination (either on
request or on its own motion) will be published in the Federal
Register, with an opportunity for public comment, unless the Board
finds that notice and opportunity for comment would be
impracticable, unnecessary, or contrary to the public interest and
publishes its reasons for such decision.
Subject to the Board's Rules Regarding Availability of
Information (12 CFR Part 261), all requests made, including any
documents and other material submitted in support of the requests,
will be made available for public inspection and copying.
Notice After Determination
Notice of a final determination will be published in the Federal
Register, and the Board will furnish a copy of such notice to the
party who made the request and to the appropriate State
Reversal of Determination
The Board reserves the right to reverse a determination for any
reason bearing on the coverage or effect of State or Federal
Notice of reversal of a determination will be published in the
Federal Register and a copy furnished to the appropriate State
[Reg. Z, 46 FR 20892, Apr. 7, 1981; 46 FR 29246, June 1, 1981]