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September 2019

Community Bank Supervision

This publication is part of:

Collection: Comptroller's Handbook

Series: Examination Process


Examiners use this booklet when examining banks in the OCC's community bank supervision program. This booklet summarizes and expands on the information in the "Bank Supervision Process" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook and should be used in conjunction with that and other booklets of the Comptroller's Handbook, as well as the FFIEC Information Technology Examination Handbook and the FFIEC Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Examination Manual.


This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. This booklet does not apply to the OCC's supervision of federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook.