Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act

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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act

Commonly abbreviated FIDCIA. Legislation in the United States, passed in 1991, that allowed the FDIC to borrow from the United States Treasury in order to save or to liquidate savings and loan associations that were deemed to be in danger of insolvency. It required the FDIC to handle these S&Ls in the least expensive way possible. See also: Bailout Bond.
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