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H.R. 2989: Financial Transparency Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Oct 24, 2021 (Preprint (Suspension)).


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I

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2989

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 4, 2021

(for herself and Mr. McHenry) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned

A BILL

To amend securities and banking laws to make the information reported to financial regulatory agencies electronically searchable, to further enable the development of RegTech and Artificial Intelligence applications, to put the United States on a path towards building a comprehensive Standard Business Reporting program to ultimately harmonize and reduce the private sector’s regulatory compliance burden, while enhancing transparency and accountability, and for other purposes.

1.

Short title; table of contents

(a)

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Financial Transparency Act of 2021.

(b)

Table of contents

The table of contents for this Act is as follows:

Sec. 1. Short title; table of contents.

Title I—Department of the Treasury

Sec. 101. Data standards.

Sec. 102. Open data publication by the Department of the Treasury.

Sec. 103. Rulemaking.

Sec. 104. No new disclosure requirements.

Sec. 105. Report.

Title II—Securities and Exchange Commission

Sec. 201. Data standards requirements for the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sec. 202. Open data publication by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sec. 203. Data transparency at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.

Sec. 204. Data transparency at national securities associations.

Sec. 205. Shorter-term burden reduction and disclosure simplification at the Securities and Exchange Commission; sunset.

Sec. 206. No new disclosure requirements.

Title III—Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Sec. 301. Data standards requirements for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Sec. 302. Open data publication by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Sec. 303. Rulemaking.

Sec. 304. No new disclosure requirements.

Title IV—Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Sec. 401. Data standards and open data publication requirements for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Sec. 402. Rulemaking.

Sec. 403. No new disclosure requirements.

Title V—Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

Sec. 501. Data standards and open data publication requirements for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Sec. 502. Rulemaking.

Sec. 503. No new disclosure requirements.

Title VI—Federal Reserve System

Sec. 601. Data standards requirements for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Sec. 602. Open data publication by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Sec. 603. Rulemaking.

Sec. 604. No new disclosure requirements.

Title VII—National Credit Union Administration

Sec. 701. Data standards.

Sec. 702. Open data publication by the National Credit Union Administration.

Sec. 703. Rulemaking.

Sec. 704. No new disclosure requirements.

Title VIII—Federal Housing Finance Agency

Sec. 801. Data standards requirements for the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Sec. 802. Open data publication by the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Sec. 803. Rulemaking.

Sec. 804. No new disclosure requirements.

Title IX—Miscellaneous

Sec. 901. Rules of construction.

Sec. 902. Classified and protected information.

Sec. 903. Discretionary surplus fund.

Sec. 904. Determination of budgetary effects.

I

Department of the Treasury

101.

Data standards

(a)

In general

Subtitle A of title I of the Financial Stability Act of 2010 (12 U.S.C. 5311 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

124.

Data standards

(a)

In general

The Secretary of the Treasury shall, by rule, promulgate data standards, meaning a standard that specifies rules by which data is described and recorded, for the information reported to member agencies by financial entities under the jurisdiction of the member agency and the data collected from member agencies on behalf of the Council.

(b)

Standardization

Member agencies, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, shall implement regulations promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury under subsection (a) to standardize data reported to member agencies or collected on behalf of the Council, as described under subsection (a).

(c)

Data standards

(1)

Common identifiers

The data standards promulgated under subsection (a) shall include common identifiers for information reported to member agencies or collected on behalf of the Council. The common identifiers shall include a common nonproprietary legal entity identifier that is available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) for all entities required to report to member agencies.

(2)

Data standard

The data standards promulgated under subsection (a) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license;

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Consultation

In promulgating data standards under subsection (a), the Secretary of the Treasury shall consult with the member agencies and with other Federal departments and agencies and multi-agency initiatives responsible for Federal data standards.

(4)

Interoperability of data

In promulgating data standards under subsection (a), the Secretary of the Treasury shall seek to promote interoperability of financial regulatory data across members of the Council.

(d)

Member agencies defined

In this section, the term member agencies does not include the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of contents under section 1(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 123 the following:

Sec. 124. Data standards.

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102.

Open data publication by the Department of the Treasury

Section 124 of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, as added by section 101, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(e)

Open data publication

All public information published by the Secretary of the Treasury under this subtitle shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk, and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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103.

Rulemaking

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, the Secretary of the Treasury shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title. The Secretary may delegate the functions required under the amendments made by this title to an appropriate office within the Department of the Treasury.

104.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Secretary of the Treasury to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

105.

Report

Not later than 1 year after the end of the 2-year period described in section 103, the Comptroller General of the United States shall submit to Congress a report on the feasibility, costs, and potential benefits of building upon the taxonomy established by this Act to arrive at a Federal Government-wide regulatory compliance standardization mechanism similar to Standard Business Reporting.

II

Securities and Exchange Commission

201.

Data standards requirements for the Securities and Exchange Commission

(a)

Data standards for investment advisers’ reports under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940

Section 204 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80b–4) is amended—

(1)

by redesignating the second subsection (d) (relating to Records of Persons With Custody of Use) as subsection (e); and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(f)

Data standards for reports filed under this section

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all reports filed by investment advisers with the Commission under this section.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(b)

Data standards for registration statements and reports under the Investment Company Act of 1940

The Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a–1 et seq.) is amended—

(1)

in section 8, by adding at the end the following:

(g)

Data standards for registration statements

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all registration statements required to be filed with the Commission under this section, except that the Commission may exempt exhibits, signatures, and certifications from such data standards.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

; and

(2)

in section 30, by adding at the end the following:

(k)

Data standards for reports

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all reports required to be filed with the Commission under this section, except that the Commission may exempt exhibits, signatures, and certifications from such data standards.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(c)

Data standards for information required To be submitted or published by nationally recognized statistical rating organizations

Section 15E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78o–7) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(w)

Data standards for information required To be submitted or published under this section

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information required to be submitted or published by a nationally recognized statistical rating organization under this section.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(d)

Data standards for asset-Backed securities disclosures

Section 7(c) of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77g(c)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(3)

Data standards for asset-backed securities disclosures

(A)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all disclosures required under this subsection.

(B)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subparagraph (A) shall, to the extent practicable—

(i)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(ii)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(iii)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(iv)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(v)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(vi)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(C)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this paragraph, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(e)

Data standards for corporate disclosures under the Securities Act of 1933

Section 7 of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77g) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(e)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all registration statements and for all prospectuses included in registration statements required to be filed with the Commission under this title, except that the Commission may exempt exhibits, signatures, and certifications from such data standards.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(f)

Data standards for periodic and current corporate disclosures under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78m) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(s)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information contained in periodic and current reports required to be filed or furnished under this section or under section 15(d), except that the Commission may exempt exhibits, signatures, and certifications from such data standards.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(g)

Data standards for corporate proxy and consent solicitation materials under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78n) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(k)

Data standards for proxy and consent solicitation materials

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information contained in any proxy or consent solicitation material prepared by an issuer for an annual meeting of the shareholders of the issuer, except that the Commission may exempt exhibits, signatures, and certifications from such data standards.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(h)

Data standards for security-Based swap reporting

Section 15F of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78o–10) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(m)

Data standards for security-Based swap reporting

(1)

Requirement

The Commission shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all reports related to security-based swaps that are required under this Act.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Commission shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(i)

Rulemaking

(1)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this section.

(2)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this section, the Securities and Exchange Commission may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on emerging growth companies, lending institutions, accelerated filers, smaller reporting companies, and other smaller issuers, as determined by the study required under section 205(c), while still providing searchable information to investors.

(3)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this section, the Securities and Exchange Commission shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

202.

Open data publication by the Securities and Exchange Commission

Section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78d) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(k)

Open data publication

All public information published by the Commission under the securities laws and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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203.

Data transparency at the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board

(a)

In general

Section 15B(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78o–4(b)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(8)

Data standards

(A)

Requirement

If the Board establishes information systems under paragraph (3), the Board shall adopt data standards for information submitted via such systems.

(B)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subparagraph (A) shall, to the extent practicable—

(i)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(ii)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(iii)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(iv)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(v)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(vi)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(C)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards under this paragraph, the Board shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(b)

Rulemaking

(1)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this section.

(2)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this section, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(3)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this section, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

204.

Data transparency at national securities associations

(a)

In general

Section 15A of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78o–3) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(n)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

A national securities association registered pursuant to subsection (a) shall adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the association.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards under this subsection, the association shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(b)

Rulemaking

(1)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, a national securities association shall adopt the standards required under the amendments made by this section.

(2)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In adopting the standards required under the amendments made by this section, a national securities association may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(3)

Minimizing disruption

In adopting the standards required under the amendments made by this section, a national securities association shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such standards.

205.

Shorter-term burden reduction and disclosure simplification at the Securities and Exchange Commission; sunset

(a)

Better enforcement of the quality of corporate financial data submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission

(1)

Data quality improvement program

Within six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, the Commission shall establish a program to improve the quality of corporate financial data filed or furnished by issuers under the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Investment Company Act of 1940. The program shall include the following:

(A)

The designation of an official in the Office of the Chairman responsible for the improvement of the quality of data filed with or furnished to the Commission by issuers.

(B)

The issuance by the Division of Corporation Finance of comment letters requiring correction of errors in data filings and submissions, where necessary.

(2)

Goals

In establishing the program under this section, the Commission shall seek to—

(A)

improve the quality of data filed with or furnished to the Commission to a commercially acceptable level; and

(B)

make data filed with or furnished to the Commission useful to investors.

(b)

Report on the use of machine-Readable data for corporate disclosures

(1)

In general

Not later than six months after the date of the enactment of this Act, and every six months thereafter, the Commission shall issue a report to the Committee on Financial Services of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs of the Senate on the public and internal use of machine-readable data for corporate disclosures.

(2)

Content

Each report required under paragraph (1) shall include—

(A)

an identification of which corporate disclosures required under section 7 of the Securities Act of 1933, section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 are expressed as machine-readable data and which are not;

(B)

an analysis of the costs and benefits of the use of machine-readable data in corporate disclosure to investors, markets, the Commission, and issuers;

(C)

a summary of enforcement actions that result from the use or analysis of machine-readable data collected under section 7 of the Securities Act of 1933, section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934; and

(D)

an analysis of how the Commission is itself using the machine-readable data collected by the Commission.

(c)

Sunset

On and after the end of the 7-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act, this section shall have no force or effect.

206.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board, or a national securities association to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

III

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

301.

Data standards requirements for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1811 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

52.

Data standards

(a)

Requirement

The Corporation shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information that the Corporation receives from any depository institution or financial company under this Act or under title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

(b)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subsection (a) shall, to the extent practicable—

(1)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(2)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(3)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(4)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(5)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(6)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(c)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this section, the Corporation shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

(d)

Financial company defined

For purposes of this section, the term financial company has the meaning given that term under section 201(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (12 U.S.C. 5381(a)).

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302.

Open data publication by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1811 et seq.), as amended by section 301, is further amended by adding at the end the following:

53.

Open data publication

All public information published by the Corporation under this Act or under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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303.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(c)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

304.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

IV

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

401.

Data standards and open data publication requirements for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

The Revised Statutes of the United States is amended by inserting after section 332 (12 U.S.C. 14) the following:

333.

Data standards; Open data publication

(a)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Comptroller of the Currency shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Comptroller of the Currency by any entity with respect to which the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is the appropriate Federal banking agency (as defined under section 3 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act).

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by paragraph (1) shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this subsection, the Comptroller of the Currency shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

(b)

Open data publication

All public information published by the Comptroller of the Currency under title LXII or the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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402.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Comptroller of the Currency shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Comptroller of the Currency may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(c)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Comptroller of the Currency shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

403.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Comptroller of the Currency to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

V

Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

501.

Data standards and open data publication requirements for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection

(a)

In general

The Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 (12 U.S.C. 5481 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 1018 the following:

1019.

Data standards

(a)

Requirement

The Bureau shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Bureau.

(b)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subsection (a) shall, to the extent practicable—

(1)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(2)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(3)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(4)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(5)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(6)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(c)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this section, the Bureau shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

1020.

Open data publication

All public information published by the Bureau shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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(b)

Clerical amendment

The table of contents under section 1(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 1018 the following:

Sec. 1019. Data standards.

Sec. 1020. Open data publication.

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502.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(c)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

503.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

VI

Federal Reserve System

601.

Data standards requirements for the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

(a)

Data standards for information filed or submitted by nonbank financial companies

Section 161(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010 (12 U.S.C. 5361(a)) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(4)

Data standards for reports under this subsection

(A)

In general

The Board of Governors shall adopt data standards for all financial data that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Board of Governors by any nonbank financial company supervised by the Board of Governors pursuant to this subsection.

(B)

Characteristics

The data standards required by this section shall, to the extent practicable—

(i)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(ii)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(iii)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(iv)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(v)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(vi)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(C)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this paragraph, the Board of Governors shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(b)

Data standards for information filed or submitted by savings and loan holding companies

Section 10 of the Home Owners’ Loan Act (12 U.S.C. 1467a) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(u)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Board shall adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Board by any savings and loan holding company, or subsidiary of a savings and loan holding company, other than a depository institution, under this section.

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by this subsection shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this section, the Board of Governors shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(c)

Data standards for information filed or submitted by bank holding companies

Section 5 of the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1844) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(h)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Board shall adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Board by any bank holding company in a report under subsection (c).

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by this subsection shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards under this subsection, the Board shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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(d)

Data standards for information submitted by financial market utilities or institutions under the Payment, Clearing, and Settlement Supervision Act of 2010

Section 809 of the Payment, Clearing, and Settlement Supervision Act of 2010 (12 U.S.C. 5468) is amended by adding at the end the following:

(h)

Data standards

(1)

Requirement

The Board of Governors shall adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Board by any financial market utility or financial institution under subsection (a) or (b).

(2)

Characteristics

The data standards required by this subsection shall, to the extent practicable—

(A)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(B)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(C)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(D)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(E)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(F)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(3)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards under this subsection, the Board of Governors shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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602.

Open data publication by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

The Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 226 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

32.

Open data publication by the Board of Governors

All public information published by the Board of Governors under this Act, the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Home Owners’ Loan Act, the Payment, Clearing, and Settlement Supervision Act of 2010, or the Enhancing Financial Institution Safety and Soundness Act of 2010 shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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603.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(c)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

604.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

VII

National Credit Union Administration

701.

Data standards

Title I of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U.S.C. 1752 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

132.

Data standards

(a)

Requirement

The Board shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information and reports regularly filed with or submitted to the Administration under this Act.

(b)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subsection (a) shall, to the extent practicable—

(1)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(2)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(3)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(4)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(5)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(6)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(c)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this section, the Board shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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702.

Open data publication by the National Credit Union Administration

Title I of the Federal Credit Union Act (12 U.S.C. 1752 et seq.), as amended by section 801, is further amended by adding at the end the following:

133.

Open data publication

All public information published by the Administration under this title shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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703.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the National Credit Union Administration Board shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Scaling of regulatory requirements

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the National Credit Union Administration Board may scale data reporting requirements in order to reduce any unjustified burden on smaller regulated entities.

(c)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the National Credit Union Administration Board shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

704.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the National Credit Union Administration Board to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

VIII

Federal Housing Finance Agency

801.

Data standards requirements for the Federal Housing Finance Agency

Part 1 of subtitle A of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end the following:

1319H.

Data standards

(a)

Requirement

The Agency shall, by rule, adopt data standards for all information that is regularly filed with or submitted to the Agency under this Act.

(b)

Characteristics

The data standards required by subsection (a) shall, to the extent practicable—

(1)

render data fully searchable and machine-readable (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(2)

enable high quality data through schemas, with accompanying metadata (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code) documented in machine-readable taxonomy or ontology models, which clearly define the data’s semantic meaning as defined by the underlying regulatory information collection requirements;

(3)

assure that a data element or data asset that exists to satisfy an underlying regulatory information collection requirement be consistently identified as such in associated machine-readable metadata;

(4)

be nonproprietary or made available under an open license (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code);

(5)

incorporate standards developed and maintained by voluntary consensus standards bodies; and

(6)

use, be consistent with, and implement applicable accounting and reporting principles.

(c)

Incorporation of standards

In adopting data standards by rule under this section, the Agency shall incorporate all applicable data standards promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury.

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802.

Open data publication by the Federal Housing Finance Agency

Part 1 of subtitle A of the Federal Housing Enterprises Financial Safety and Soundness Act of 1992 (12 U.S.C. 4501 et seq.), as amended by section 901, is further amended by adding at the end the following:

1319I.

Open data publication

All public information published by the Agency under this Act shall be made available as an open Government data asset (as defined under section 3502 of title 44, United States Code), freely available for download in bulk and rendered in a human-readable format and accessible via application programming interface where appropriate.

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803.

Rulemaking

(a)

In general

Not later than the end of the 2-year period beginning on the date the final rule is promulgated pursuant to section 124(a) of the Financial Stability Act of 2010, the Federal Housing Finance Agency shall issue the regulations required under the amendments made by this title.

(b)

Minimizing disruption

In issuing the regulations required under the amendments made by this title, the Federal Housing Finance Agency shall seek to minimize disruptive changes to the persons affected by such regulations.

804.

No new disclosure requirements

Nothing in this title or the amendments made by this title shall be construed to require the Federal Housing Finance Agency to collect or make publicly available additional information under the statutes amended by this title, beyond information that was collected or made publicly available under such statutes before the date of the enactment of this Act.

IX

Miscellaneous

901.

Rules of construction

(a)

No effect on intellectual property

Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act may be construed to alter the existing legal protections of copyrighted material or other intellectual property rights of any non-Federal person.

(b)

No effect on monetary policy

Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act may be construed to apply to activities conducted, or data standards used, exclusively in connection with a monetary policy proposed or implemented by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or the Federal Open Market Committee.

(c)

Preservation of agency authority to tailor regulations

Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act may be construed to—

(1)

require Federal agencies to incorporate identical data standards to those promulgated by the Secretary of the Treasury; or

(2)

prohibit Federal agencies from tailoring such standards when issuing rules under this Act and the amendments made by this Act to adopt data standards.

902.

Classified and protected information

(a)

In general

Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act shall require the disclosure to the public of—

(1)

information that would be exempt from disclosure under section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act); or

(2)

information protected under section 552a of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Privacy Act of 1974), or section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

(b)

Existing agency regulations

Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act shall be construed to require the Secretary of the Treasury, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Comptroller of the Currency, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the National Credit Union Administration Board, or the Federal Housing Finance Agency to amend existing regulations and procedures regarding the sharing and disclosure of nonpublic information, including confidential supervisory information.

903.

Discretionary surplus fund

(a)

In general

The dollar amount specified under section 7(a)(3)(A) of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 289(a)(3)(A)) is reduced by $100,000,000.

(b)

Effective date

The amendment made by subsection (a) shall take effect on September 30, 2031.

904.

Determination of budgetary effects

The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the House Budget Committee, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.