Below you will find copies of recent and upcoming rules, as well as notices of upcoming stakeholder meetings on rules. Video of stakeholder webinars is available here. Rules that have gone into effect are available in the Texas Administrative Code.

If you'd like to be included on an email list for OCCC rule updates, send an email to rule.comments@occc.texas.gov, stating which industry you'd like rule updates on (e.g., motor vehicle sales finance, credit access businesses).

Rule Review Notice

Registered Creditor Rule Review (posted May 4, 2022)
The OCCC intends to conduct a rule review regarding registered creditors. The OCCC will accept informal comments on the rule review until June 2 at 5:00 p.m.

Precomment Drafts & Meeting Notices

Pawnshop Rule Review (posted May 11, 2022)
On May 24, the OCCC will hold an online webinar on these rule review amendments regarding pawnshops. The OCCC will accept informal precomments until May 31.

Administration: Employee Leave Pools (posted May 4, 2022)
The deadline for informal precomments on this rule was May 18.

Proposals

RMLO Rule Review (published May 6, 2022)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its April 22 meeting. The OCCC will accept official comments until June 5. Video of the OCCC's March 22 online webinar on the amendments is available here.

Motor Vehicle Records Privacy (published May 6, 2022)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its April 22 meeting. The OCCC will accept official comments until June 5. Video of the OCCC's March 22 online webinar on the amendments is available here.

Home Equity: Business Day Definition (published March 25, 2022)
The Finance Commission and Credit Union Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at their February 18 and March 11 meetings, respectively. The  deadline for official comments was April 24. Video of the January 12 webinar on these amendments is available here.

Recently Adopted Rules (2021-2022)

Rule Effective Date
Regulated Lender Rule Review May 12, 2022
Debt Management Rule Review March 10, 2022
Crafted Precious Metal Dealer Fee Adjustment March 10, 2022
Home Equity: Electronic Disclosures & Out-of-State Institutions Jan. 6, 2022
Property Tax Lender Rule Review Nov. 4, 2021
TFEE Rule Review Nov. 4, 2021