§ 1002.101 Authority, purpose, and scope.
(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, Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376, 2004 (2010).
(b) Purpose. This subpart implements section 704B of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, which Congress intended:
(1) To facilitate enforcement of fair lending laws; and
(2) To enable communities, governmental entities, and creditors to identify business and community development needs and opportunities of women-owned, minority-owned, and small businesses.