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TREAS/BPD RIN: 1535-AA02 Publication ID: Fall 2013 
Title: Government Securities Act Regulations; Replacement of References to Credit Ratings and Technical Amendments  
Abstract: The Department of the Treasury is issuing this rule to solicit public comment on an amendment to the regulations issued under the Government Securities Act of 1986, as amended ("GSA"), to replace references to credit ratings in our rules with alternative requirements. Section 939A of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 requires Federal agencies to remove from their applicable regulations any reference to or requirement of reliance on credit ratings and to substitute a standard of creditworthiness as the agency determines appropriate for such regulations. In this release Treasury is requesting comment on a substitute standard of creditworthiness for use in the liquid capital rule required by GSA regulations. Separately, we are proposing in this release several nonsubstantive, technical amendments to Treasury's GSA regulations to update certain information or to delete certain requirements that are no longer applicable. 
Agency: Department of the Treasury(TREAS)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 17 CFR 400 to 403; 17 CFR 405; 17 CFR 420 
Legal Authority: 15 USC 78o-5 
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/27/2011  76 FR 59592 
NPRM Comment Period End  11/28/2011   
Final Action  02/00/2014   
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Lori Santamorena
Executive Director
Department of the Treasury
Room 315, Government Securities Regulations Staff, 401 14th Street SW.,
Washington, DC 20239
Phone:202 504-3632
Fax:202 504-3636
Email: govsecreg@fiscal.treas.gov

Kevin Hawkins
Government Securities Advisor
Department of the Treasury
Room 315, Government Securities Regulations Staff, 401 14th Street SW.,
Washington, DC 20227
Phone:202 504-3632
Fax:202 504-3636
Email: govsecreg@fiscal.treas.gov

 
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