- Generally, when a public notice is published, the public has 30 days to submit a written comment to the OCC.
- Comments may be emailed or mailed to the licensing office where the bank filed its application or notice.
- To identify the public comment period see the Weekly Bulletin or the Corporate Applications Search tool.
- Additional guidance may be found in the Public Notice and Comments booklet in the Comptroller's Licensing Manual.
Public Comments on Applications
Certain financial institution applications and notices require public notice pursuant to a specific law, regulation, or OCC policy, allowing the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed transaction.
Public comments may include:
- Support or opposition to a filing;
- Request to extend the comment period, or to convene a meeting or public hearing;
- Recommendation that the OCC grant approval only if the OCC imposes certain conditions.
Related News and Issuances
|11/16/2020||OCC 2020-100||Licensing Amendments: Final Rule|
|06/10/2020||OCC 2020-60||Employment Contracts, Mutual to Stock Conversions, and Technical Amendments: Final Rule|
|03/06/2020||OCC 2020-12||Licensing Amendments: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking|