Unless otherwise specifically provided in this chapter, for purposes of this chapter-
Cite as 12 U.S.C. § 4801 Source: Pub. L. ï¿½301, Sept. 23, 1994, 108 Stat. 2214. 103-325 Notes from the Office of Law Revision Counsel current through 8/23/2017 REFERENCES IN TEXT
This chapter, referred to in text, was in original "this title" meaning title III of
Pub. L. , 108 Stat. 2214, which enacted this chapter, sections 103-325 and 633 of this title, and section 2606 of Titl 5329 e 31, Money and Finance, amended sections 1, , 24 , 27 , 72 , 93 , 161 , 248 , 250 , 324 , 375a , 375b , 482 , 1462a , 1464 , 1468 , 1813 , 1815 , 1817 to 1819 , 1821 , 1823 , 1828 , 1831f , 1831m , 1831p-1 , 1831t , 1842 , 1843 , 1849 , 1865 , 1953 , 2605 , 3201 , 3205 , 3207 , and 3351 of this title and sections 4313 , 77c , 78c , and 1667c of Title 15, Commerce and Trade, enacted provisions set out as notes under this section, sections 1681g , 24 , 633 , 1468 , 1820 , and 1831p-1 of this title, and sections 1831t and 78c of Title 15, and amended provisions set out as notes under sections 1667c and 1825 of this title. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Tables. 1828 USE OF SUBORDINATED DEBT TO PROTECT FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND DEPOSIT FUNDS FROM "TOO BIG TO FAIL" INSTITUTIONS Pub. L. ï¿½108, Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1361, provided that: 106-102
"(a) STUDY REQUIRED.-The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Secretary of the Treasury shall conduct a study of-
"(1) the feasibility and appropriateness of establishing a requirement that, with respect to large insured depository institutions and depository institution holding companies the failure of which could have serious adverse effects on economic conditions or financial stability, such institutions and holding companies maintain some portion of their capital in the form of subordinated debt in order to bring market forces and market discipline to bear on the operation of, and the assessment of the viability of, such institutions and companies and reduce the risk to economic conditions, financial stability, and any deposit insurance fund;
"(2) if such requirement is feasible and appropriate, the appropriate amount or percentage of capital that should be subordinated debt consistent with such purposes; and
"(3) the manner in which any such requirement could be incorporated into existing capital standards and other issues relating to the transition to such a requirement.
"(b) REPORT.-Before the end of the 18-month period beginning on the date of the enactment of this Act [Nov. 12, 1999], the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Secretary of the Treasury shall submit a report to the Congress containing the findings and conclusions of the Board and the Secretary in connection with the study required under subsection (a), together with such legislative and administrative proposals as the Board and the Secretary may determine to be appropriate.