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Federal

reserve

Bank

D ALLAS, T E X A S

of

Dallas

7S222

C ircu lar No. 79-130
August 7, 1979

NATIONWIDE FINE SORT PROGRAM

TO ALL BANKS IN THE
ELEVENTH FEDERAL RESERVE DISTRICT:
The Federal R eserve System is announcing the implementation of a
nationwide Fine Sort Program on A ugust 15, 1979. This program affords member
b an ks th e opportunity to deposit items endpoint sorted by draw ee bank at a
later deadline than is now available. This serv ice is being offered as an imĀ­
provem ent to the paym ents mechanism, and a s a means of combating remote
d isb u rsem e n t.
In o rd e r to p articipate in this p ro gram , a member bank must req u est
authorization from th eir R eserve Bank. Detailed schedules and operating
guidelines will be prov id ed at that time.
For f u rth e r information please contact Robert B. White at this Bank,
Ext. 6280; Henry Ju en k e a t the San Antonio B ran ch , (512) 224-2141, Ext. 40;
Lillian C h ild ress a t the El Paso B ranch, (915) 544-4730, Ext. 32; or John
Bullock a t the Houston B ranch, (713) 659-4433, Ext. 21.
S in cerely y o u rs,
Robert H . Boykin
F irst Vice P resid en t

Banks and others are encouraged to use the following incoming W ATS numbers in contacting this Bank:
1-800-492-4403 (intrastate) and 1-800-527-4970 (interstate). For calls placed locally, please use 651 plus
the extension referred to above.

This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org)


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