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

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

Recently Adopted Rules (2017-2019)

Rule Effective Date Notes
Pawnshops: Rule Review Feb. 1, 2019  
Administration: Employee Training Rule Review Jan. 3, 2019  
Regulated Lenders: Rule Review Nov. 8, 2018  
Motor Vehicle Recordkeeping Rules May 10, 2018  
Crafted Precious Metal Dealers: Registration System Transition May 10, 2018  
Home Equity Amendments Implementing SJR 60 March 29, 2018  
Regulated Lenders: Financing Administrative Fee March 8, 2018  
Debt Management Rule Review March 8, 2018  
State Agency Contract Monitoring March 8, 2018  
RMLOs: Prelicensing Education Jan. 4, 2018  
Property Tax Lenders: Rule Review Nov. 9, 2017 Delayed implementation date allowed lenders to use previous pre-closing disclosure until Jan. 1, 2018.
Credit Card Surcharge: Repeal of Procedural Rules Nov. 9, 2017  
Motor Vehicle Rules Implementing 2017 Legislation Sept. 7, 2017  
Contested Case Default Rules Sept. 7, 2017  
Texas Financial Education Endowment Rules Sept. 7, 2017  
Credit Access Businesses: Licensing & Technical Corrections Jan. 5, 2017  
Pawnshops: Licensing, Recordkeeping, & Disclosures  Jan. 1, 2017 Delayed implementation date for 85.413(e)(6) and 85.423(b)(1) allowed pawnshops to use certain forms until Feb. 28, 2017.