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§ 1002.101—Authority, purpose and scope.

This section added effective August 29, 2023.

(a) Authority and scope. This subpart to Regulation B is issued by the Bureau pursuant to section 704B of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (15 U.S.C. 1691c-2). Except as otherwise provided herein, this subpart applies to covered financial institutions, as defined in § 1002.105(b), other than a person excluded from coverage of this part by section 1029 of the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Pub. L. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376, 2004 (2010).

(b) Purpose. This subpart implements section 704B of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which Congress intended:

(i) To facilitate enforcement of fair lending laws; and

(ii) To enable communities, governmental entities, and creditors to identify business and community development needs and opportunities of women-owned, minority-owned, and small businesses.

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