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FHFA RIN: 2590-AA17 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Prior Approval of Enterprise Products 

The rule will implement the Director's authority, found at section 1321 of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992, as amended (12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.), to establish a process for Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to obtain prior approval from the Director to approve a new product and to provide prior notice of a new activity. An interim final rule on this subject at 12 CFR 1253, 74 FR 31602 (July 2, 2009) is currently in effect. The final rule will replace the interim final rule.

Agency: Federal Housing Finance Agency(FHFA)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 12 CFR 1253   
Legal Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4526    12 U.S.C. 4541   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  07/02/2009  74 FR 31602   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  08/31/2009    
NPRM  11/09/2020  85 FR 71276   
NPRM Comment Period End  01/08/2021 
Final Rule  01/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
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RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Dinah Knight
Assistant General Counsel
Federal Housing Finance Agency
400 Seventh Street SW,
Washington, DC 20219
Phone:202 748-7801