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.
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Rule Review Notice
Debt Management Rule Review (posted Sept. 2, 2021)
The OCCC intends to conduct a rule review regarding debt management service providers. The OCCC will accept informal comments on the rule review until September 30 at 5:00 p.m.
TFEE Rule Review (published Sept. 3, 2021)
Property Tax Lender Rule Review (published Sept. 3, 2021)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its August 20 meeting. The OCCC will accept official comments until October 3.
Home Equity: Electronic Disclosures & Out-of-State Institutions (posted Aug. 12, 2021)
The Finance Commission and Credit Union Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at their August 20 and August 27 meetings, respectively. The official comment period will begin on September 10 (when the rules are published in the Texas Register) and will end on October 11.
Recently Adopted Rules (2020-2021)
|Motor Vehicle Rule Review||Dec. 31, 2020|
|Home Equity Lending Rule Review||Nov. 26, 2020|
|Property Tax Lender Rules: Sworn Document & Individual Lien Payoff||Dec. 1, 2020||Amendments to 89.701 were effective Nov. 5, 2020. New 89.805 was effective Dec. 1, 2020.|
|Credit Access Business Rule Review||Nov. 5, 2020||Delayed implementation date allowed CABs to continue using previous disclosures under 83.6007 until Feb. 28, 2021.|
|Administration Rule Review||Nov. 5, 2020|
|Payoff Statement Rule Review||Sept. 20, 2020|
|Crafted Precious Metal Dealer Rule Review||Sept. 10, 2020|
|Plain Language Rule Review||July 9, 2020|
|Residential Mortgage Loan Originator Rule Review||May 7, 2020|
|Registered Creditor Rule Review||May 7, 2020|
|ADR, Negotiated Rulemaking, & FC Appeals||Jan. 2, 2020|