Federal Reserve Board: H.2 Release for Week Ending July 16, 2016; H.4.1 Release (Balance Sheet) for Week Ending July 21, 2016

The Federal Reserve Board (Board) publishes a weekly digest of its activities on its website. The digest is called the H.2 Release and is published every Thursday. The release for the week ending July 16, 2016, is below.

H.2 Release–Actions of the Board, Its Staff, and the Federal Reserve Banks; Applications and Reports Received

Category Action Taken
Forms Forms — initial Board review to extend with revision the Savings Association Holding Company Report (FR H-(b)11).

-Proposed, July 14, 2016


Regulations and Policies Community Reinvestment Act — final new and revised interagency questions and answers regarding community reinvestment.

-Approved, July 5, 2016


Minority Depository Institutions — annual report to Congress on preserving minority depository institutions, in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act.

-Approved, July 15, 2016


Prepaid Cards — annual report to Congress on government-administered, general-use prepaid cards, in accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act.

-Approved, July 6, 2016


Rules of Practice for Hearings — interim final rule to adjust the Board’s civil monetary penalties to account for inflation, and determination that notice and comment procedures are unnecessary prior to adoption of the interim final rule.

-Approved, July 5, 2016



Enforcement Northpointe Bancshares, Inc., Grand Rapids, Michigan — written agreement dated January 21, 2009, terminated July 12, 2016.

-Announced, July 14, 2016


Federal Reserve Board: Balance Sheet (H.4.1 Release)

The Board publishes data of factors affecting reserve balances. The digest is called the H.4.1 Release, and they are published every Thursday (or the next business day if the publication date falls on a federal holiday). The release for July 21, 2016, is below.

[Note: The blog will cover the line titled “Total Factors Supplying Reserve Funds.”]

H.4.1 Release–Factors Affecting Reserve Balances

Total factors supplying reserve funds (as of July 20, 2016):  $4,526,668 (in millions of dollars). (On September 26, 2007, this amount was $900,473 (in millions of dollars)).

(See the release for further information.)