Amendments Relating to Disclosure of Records and Information

Title:
Amendments Relating to Disclosure of Records and Information
Subject: Information disclosure
Agency: CFPB
Status: Final rule
Summary:

This final rule amends the Bureau’s rule regarding the confidential treatment of information obtained from persons in connection with the exercise of its authorities under Federal consumer financial law.

Based on its experience over the previous several years, the Bureau published a notice of proposed rulemaking on August 24, 2016, 81 FR 58310 (Aug. 24, 2016), that proposed to amend the rule to clarify, correct, and amend certain provisions of the rule, and it solicited comments on the proposal. The Bureau issued a final rule on September 12, 2018, 83 FR 46075 (Sept. 12, 2018), that pertained to the portions of the Bureau’s proposal related to the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a, and requests for Bureau information in legal proceedings. The Bureau now issues this final rule to address the portions of its proposal regarding the confidential treatment of information obtained from persons in connection with the exercise of its authorities under Federal consumer financial law.

FR Doc: 2020-24113
Date proposed: Aug. 24, 2016
Comments due date:
Effective date:

Dec. 24, 2020

Rule compliance date:
Agency release:

Related Reg Report item(s): Bureau issues final rule on its own records and information disclosure

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