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Basel II Capital Accord
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPR) and Supporting Board Documents
Draft Basel II NPR - Preamble - Plain Language
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Plain Language

Section 722 of the GLB Act requires the agencies to use "plain language" in all proposed and final rules published after January 1, 2000. In light of this requirement, the agencies have sought to present the proposed rule in a simple and straightforward manner. The agencies invite comments on whether there are additional steps the agencies could take to make the proposed rule easier to understand.