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Communications

The Federal Reserve Banks communicate frequently with customers regarding new services and operational changes; below you can find letters to customers by product and by district.

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Accounting Services

List of Accounting Services communications
Date Communication Title
Jan. 22, 2020 Account Management Information and Daylight Overdraft Reports application changes

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Central Bank

List of Central Bank communications
Date Communication Title
Mar. 25, 2020 Board announces implementation delay from April 1, 2020 to October 1, 2020 for changes to Payment System Risk Policy
Mar. 15, 2020 Federal Reserve actions to support the flow of credit to households and businesses (Off-site)
Aug. 22, 2019 TDF Operation Results of August 22, 2019, Operation ID F74 (Off-site)
Aug. 15, 2019 TDF Operation Announcement of August 22, 2019, Operation ID F74 (Off-site)

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Check Services

List of Check Services communications
Date Communication Title
May 1, 2020 Regulation CC amendments effective July 1
Oct. 7, 2019 Attention requested: Improved Check Adjustments Services Functionality available on October 20, 2019
Aug. 21, 2019 Learn more: Improved Check Adjustments Services Functionality
Jul. 2, 2019 Coming Soon: Improved Check Adjustments Services Functionality

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COVID-19

List of COVID-19 communications
Date Communication Title
Jun. 3, 2020 Main Street Lending Program – Information for Lenders
May 21, 2020 NOTICE: Processing Economic Impact Payment Checks to Representative Payees
May 7, 2020 Important information about your access to the Reporting Central application via the FedLine Web® Solution
May 1, 2020 UPDATED: Treasury Checks for Economic Impact Payments and Treasury Check Verification Application
May 1, 2020 Announcing COVID-19 Federal Reserve Financial Services Customer Assistance Package
Apr. 9, 2020 Federal Reserve takes additional action to support the economy, including through the Paycheck Protection Program Liquidity Facility (PPPLF) (Off-site)
Apr. 9, 2020 Resuming UCAP Fee Calculation
Apr. 7, 2020 Effective April 27, 2020: Federal Reserve Cash order deadline changing to 12:00 p.m. local time – POSTPONED
Apr. 2, 2020 Older-Design $100 Notes in your Federal Reserve currency order
Apr. 2, 2020 Temporary suspension of debits due to lack of response to an ACH Reclamation notice after 60 days
Mar. 25, 2020 Board announces implementation delay from April 1, 2020 to October 1, 2020 for changes to Payment System Risk Policy
Mar. 24, 2020 Monitoring COVID-19 Outbreak Impact on Service Levels
Mar. 20, 2020 Currency Education Program: Counterfeit Reporting Issues
Mar. 15, 2020 Federal Reserve actions to support the flow of credit to households and businesses (Off-site)
Mar. 13, 2020 2020 Annual quality sample postponed until further notice

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FedACH® Services

List of FedACH Services communications
Date Communication Title
Feb. 19, 2020 ACH Operators announce third Same Day ACH processing schedule
Dec. 12, 2019 FedACH® Platform Modernization update

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FedCash® Services

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List of FedCash Services communications
Date Communication Title
May 28, 2020 Cross-shipping and UCAP fee waivers issued for the weeks of June 1 and June 8
May 7, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and its Branch in Cincinnati implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
May 4, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Louisville, KY implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
May 1, 2020 Expanded Armored Carrier Wellness Questions - 6th District
Apr. 30, 2020 Expanded Armored Carrier Wellness Questions - 12th District
Apr. 27, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Little Rock, AR implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 27, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Oklahoma City, OK implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 24, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Birmingham, AL implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 24, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Nashville, TN implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 22, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Buffalo, NY implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 22, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Pittsburgh, PA implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 21, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Portland, OR implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 21, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in San Antonio, TX implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 16, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and its Branch in Helena implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks Effective April 27
Apr. 14, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 13, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and its Branches in Houston and El Paso implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 9, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and its branches in New Orleans, Jacksonville, and Miami implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 9, 2020 Resuming UCAP Fee Calculation
Apr. 8, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and its Denver Branch implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 7, 2020 Effective April 27, 2020: Federal Reserve Cash order deadline changing to 12:00 p.m. local time – POSTPONED
Apr. 6, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and its Memphis Branch implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 3, 2020 Older-Design $100 Notes in your Federal Reserve currency order
Apr. 3, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and its Baltimore and Charlotte Branches implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 1, 2020 Mandatory Armored Carrier Wellness Checks at Federal Reserve Offices
Mar. 24, 2020 Monitoring COVID-19 Outbreak Impact on Service Levels
Mar. 20, 2020 Currency Education Program: Counterfeit Reporting Issues
Mar. 13, 2020 2020 Annual quality sample postponed until further notice
Feb. 3, 2020 Effective April 27, 2020: Federal Reserve cash order deadline changing to 12:00 p.m. local time
Aug. 21, 2019 2019 Holiday Currency Special Ordering Information

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FedComplete® Packages

List of FedComplete Packages communications
Date Communication Title
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FedLine® Solutions

List of FedLine Solutions communications
Date Communication Title
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FedNowSM Service

List of FedNow Service communications
Date Communication Title
May 6, 2020 Join the FedNowSM Community to participate in the development of the FedNow Service

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Fedwire® Services

List of Fedwire Services communications
Date Communication Title
May 27, 2020 Fedwire® Funds Service ISO® 20022 Migration Update - No message format changes are planned through 2021
May 20, 2020 Update on the Enhanced Automated Claim Adjustment Process (ACAP) Project
Aug. 29, 2019 Delay to Automated Claim Adjustment Process (ACAP) Enhancements Implementation

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General

List of general communications
Date Communication Title
Dec. 23, 2019 Payment services modifications approved in support of Same Day ACH
Nov. 27, 2019 Announcing 2020 Federal Reserve Financial Services product and fee changes

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National Settlement Service

List of National Settlement Service communications
Date Communication Title
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Treasury Services

List of Treasury Services communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 22, 2020 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized for Areas of Oregon Affected by Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides
Apr. 2, 2020 Temporary suspension of debits due to lack of response to an ACH Reclamation notice after 60 days
Mar. 11, 2020 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized for Areas of Tennessee Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding
Mar. 9, 2020 Are you benefitting from the new Savings Bond Valuation and Verification Tool?
Jan. 30, 2020 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized for Areas of Puerto Rico Affected by Earthquakes
Jan. 13, 2020 It’s here! The new Savings Bond Valuation and Verification Tool
Aug. 12, 2019 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Missouri Counties Affected by Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding - Updated August 12, 2019
Jul. 23, 2019 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Texas Counties Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding
Jul. 12, 2019 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Arkansas Counties Affected by Severe Storms and Flooding - Updated July 12, 2019
Jul. 5, 2019 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Ohio Counties Affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslide
Jul. 2, 2019 Early Savings Bond Redemptions Authorized in Oklahoma Counties Affected by Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding - Updated July 2, 2019

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Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta communications
Date Communication Title
May 1, 2020 Expanded Armored Carrier Wellness Questions - 6th District
Apr. 24, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Birmingham, AL implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 24, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Nashville, TN implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 9, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and its branches in New Orleans, Jacksonville, and Miami implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Boston communications
Date Communication Title
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Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago communications
Date Communication Title
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Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland communications
Date Communication Title
May 7, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and its Branch in Cincinnati implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
May 4, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Louisville, KY implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 22, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Buffalo, NY implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 22, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Pittsburgh, PA implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 27, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Oklahoma City, OK implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 21, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in San Antonio, TX implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 13, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and its Branches in Houston and El Paso implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 8, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and its Denver Branch implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 16, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and its Branch in Helena implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks Effective April 27

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Federal Reserve Bank of New York

List of Federal Reserve Bank of New York communications
Date Communication Title
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Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 14, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

List of Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 3, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and its Baltimore and Charlotte Branches implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

List of Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 30, 2020 Expanded Armored Carrier Wellness Questions - 12th District
Apr. 21, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Portland, OR implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 1, 2020 Mandatory Armored Carrier Wellness Checks at Federal Reserve Offices

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

List of Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis communications
Date Communication Title
Apr. 27, 2020 Federal Reserve Cash Depot in Little Rock, AR implements mandatory armored carrier wellness checks
Apr. 6, 2020 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and its Memphis Branch implement mandatory armored carrier wellness checks

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