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Notice of a Meeting under Expedited Procedures

On Wednesday, February 17, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., a meeting of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System was held under expedited procedures, as set forth in section 26lb.7 of the Board's Rules Regarding Public Observation of Meetings, at the Board's offices at 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., to consider the following matters of official Board business.

Meeting date: February 17, 2010

Matters Considered: Exemption(s)
1. Proposed semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress. 9(A)(i)
2. Review and determination by the Board of Governors of the advance and discount dates to be charged by Federal Reserve Banks. 9(A)(i)

Effective February 17, 2010, this portion of the meeting was closed to public observation by Order of the Board of Governors1 because the matters fall under exemption(s) 9(A)(i) of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. Section 552b(c)), and it was determined that the public interest did not require opening the meeting.

For more information please contact: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202-452-2955.

Supplementary Information: This meeting notice, which is available in the Board's Freedom of Information and Public Affairs Offices, is also available electronically at on the Board's Web site. (The Web site also includes procedural and other information about the closed meeting.)

Dated: February 18, 2010

1. Voting for this action: Chairman Bernanke, Vice Chairman Kohn, and Governors Warsh, Duke, and Tarullo. Return to text

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