The following reflects the voting record in 2020 of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on proposed and final regulations, including implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; as well as banking applications, enforcement actions, and supervisory matters that the Board has acted on.

Date Action Votes for Votes against Abstentions Category
8/7/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces individual large bank capital requirements, which will be effective on October 1

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Supervisory Matter
8/5/2020

Federal Reserve announces details of new 24x7x365 interbank settlement service with clearing functionality to support instant payments in the United States

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
8/4/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of the application by Apex Bancorp, Inc.

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Banking Order
7/27/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces an extension through December 31 of its lending facilities that were scheduled to expire on or around September 30

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
7/10/2020

Federal Reserve Board finalizes rule that implements technical, clarifying updates to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) procedures and changes to rules for the disclosure of confidential supervisory information (CSI)

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
7/22/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces expansion of counterparties in the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility, Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility, and Commercial Paper Funding Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
7/20/2020

Federal Reserve Board to maintain the current schedule of prices for most payment services that the Federal Reserve Banks provide to depository institutions in 2021

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
7/13/2020

Federal Reserve Board modifies Main Street Lending Program to provide greater access to credit for nonprofit organizations such as educational institutions, hospitals, and social service organizations

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
7/12/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces extension of rule change to bolster effectiveness of the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Supervisory Matter
6/29/2020

Agencies provide largest firms with information for next resolution plans

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Supervisory Matter
6/29/2020

Federal Reserve Board releases new term sheet for the Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility, adding pricing and other information

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
3/20/2020

Agencies release proposed revisions to interagency questions and answers regarding flood insurance

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Notice and Request for Comment
6/24/2020

Sensitivity analysis disclosure and stress capital buffer requirements

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Supervisory Matter
6/18/2020

Authorization to make additional capital distributions

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

Statement

Governor Brainard

Statement

None

Supervisory Matter
6/18/2020

Resubmission of capital plans

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Supervisory Matter
6/24/2020

Agencies finalize amendments to swap margin rule

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

Statement

Governor Brainard

Statement

None

Final Rule and Interim Final Rule
6/25/2020

Financial regulators modify Volcker rule

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

Statement

Governor Brainard

Statement

None

Final Rule
6/15/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces it will be seeking public feedback on proposal to expand its Main Street Lending Program to provide access to credit for nonprofit organizations

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
6/13/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by First Horizon National Corporation

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

None

Governor Brainard

Banking Order
6/15/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces updates to Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (SMCCF), which will begin buying a broad and diversified portfolio of corporate bonds to support market liquidity and the availability of credit for large employers

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
6/8/2020

Federal Reserve Board expands its Main Street Lending Program to allow more small and medium-sized businesses to be able to receive support

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
6/3/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces an expansion in the number and type of entities eligible to directly use its Municipal Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
5/15/2020

Regulators temporarily change the supplementary leverage ratio to increase banking organizations' ability to support credit to households and businesses in light of the coronavirus response

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
5/12/2020

Federal Reserve publishes updates to the term sheet for the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) and announces information to be disclosed monthly for the TALF and the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
5/11/2020

Federal Reserve publishes updates to the term sheet for the Municipal Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
5/5/2020

Agencies extend two resolution plan deadlines

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Banking Order
4/30/2020

Federal bank regulatory agencies modify liquidity coverage ratio for banks participating in Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility and Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
4/30/2020

Federal Reserve Board finalizes rule to extend by 18 months the initial compliance dates for certain parts of its single-counterparty credit limit rule

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
4/30/2020

Federal Reserve expands access to its Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility (PPPLF) to additional lenders, and expands the collateral that can be pledged

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
4/30/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces it is expanding the scope and eligibility for the Main Street Lending Program

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
4/27/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces an expansion of the scope and duration of the Municipal Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Board Action
4/23/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces it has fined Bank Hapoalim B.M. $37.35 million for the firm’s unsafe and unsound practices resulting in violations of U.S. tax laws

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Enforcement Action
4/23/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces interim final rule to delete the six-per-month limit on convenient transfers from the "savings deposit" definition in Regulation D

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
4/23/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces temporary actions aimed at increasing the availability of intraday credit extended by Federal Reserve Banks

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Policy Statement
4/23/2020

Federal Reserve Board outlines the extensive and timely public information it will make available regarding its programs to support the flow of credit to households and businesses and thereby foster economic recovery

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Other Announcement
4/17/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces rule change to bolster the effectiveness of the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
4/8/2020

Federal bank regulators issue interim final rule for Paycheck Protection Program Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
4/8/2020

Establishment of new 13(3) facilities (Municipal Liquidity Facility; Main Street Lending Program: Main Street New Loan Facility (MSNLF) and Main Street Expanded Loan Facility (MSELF))

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
4/8/2020

Establishment of new 13(3) facility (Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility); and changes to existing facilities (Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility; Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility; Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility)

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
4/8/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces, due to the extraordinary disruptions from the coronavirus, that it will temporarily and narrowly modify the growth restriction on Wells Fargo so that it can provide additional support to small businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles*

Enforcement Action
4/3/2020

Agencies announce changes to the community bank leverage ratio

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
4/1/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces temporary change to its supplementary leverage ratio rule to ease strains in the Treasury market resulting from the coronavirus and increase banking organizations’ ability to provide credit to households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
3/31/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces it will delay by six months the effective date for its revised control framework

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
3/27/2020

Agencies announce two actions to support lending to households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
3/27/2020

Agencies announce two actions to support lending to households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Notice
3/23/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces implementation delay for changes to its Payment System Risk Policy regarding intraday credit

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Notice
3/21/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces technical change to support the U.S. economy and allow banks to continue lending to creditworthy households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

None

Governor Brainard

Interim Final Rule
3/19/2020

Federal bank regulatory agencies issue interim final rule for Money Market Liquidity Facility

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Interim Final Rule
3/18/2020

Federal Reserve Board broadens program of support for the flow of credit to households and businesses by establishing a Money Market Mutual Fund Liquidity Facility (MMLF)

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
3/17/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces establishment of a Primary Dealer Credit Facility (PDCF) to support the credit needs of households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
3/17/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces establishment of a Commercial Paper Funding Facility (CPFF) to support the flow of credit to households and businesses

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Final Rule
3/17/2020

Regulatory Capital Rule: Eligible Retained Income

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

None

Governor Brainard

Interim Final Rule
3/13/2020

Federal financial regulatory agencies issue interagency policy statement on allowances for credit losses and interagency guidance on credit risk review systems

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Proposed Guidance
3/6/2020

Agencies invite comment on updates to resolution plan guidance for large foreign banks

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Proposed Guidance
2/28/2020

Federal Reserve Board approves rule to simplify its capital rules for large banks, preserving the strong capital requirements already in place

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

Statement

Governor Brainard

Statement

None

Final Rule
1/31/2020

Federal Reserve Board announces it is permanently barring senior executive at Goldman Sachs from banking industry

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Enforcement Action
1/30/2020

Federal Reserve finalizes rule to simplify and increase the transparency of the Board's rules for determining control of a banking organization

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

Statement

None

None

Final Rule
1/30/2020

Agencies propose changes to modify Volcker rule "covered funds" restrictions

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Bowman

Governor Brainard
Statement

None

Proposed Rule
1/29/2020

Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with former employee of Farmers & Merchants Bank

Chair Powell
Vice Chair Clarida
Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles
Governor Brainard
Governor Bowman

None

None

Enforcement Action

* Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles voluntarily recused himself from the decision on Wells Fargo to avoid even the potential appearance of a conflict of interest. See here for further information.

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Last Update: January 02, 2019