Check Delays Resulting from Weather Conditions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
September 15, 2004
Circular No. 11642

To All Depository Institutions and Others Concerned in the Second Federal Reserve District:

Due to severe weather conditions in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands resulting from Tropical Storm Jeanne, delays have occurred in the presentment of cash items, the return of unpaid items, and the forwarding of advices of nonpayment in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Effective immediately, and until such time as conditions permit us to resume presenting and returning cash items, this Bank will defer credit for items we identify as drawn on, or cash items returned to, depository institutions having routing numbers with 0215, 0216, 2215, and 2216 prefixes.