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 firstname.lastname@example.org, stating which industry you'd like rule updates on (e.g., motor vehicle sales finance, credit access businesses).
Rule Review Notice
Motor Vehicle Rule Review (published July 31, 2020)
The OCCC is conducting a rule review regarding motor vehicle sales finance. The OCCC will accept official comments on the rule review until August 31 at 5:00 p.m.
Precomment Draft and Meeting Notice
Administration Rule Review (posted July 6, 2020)
These rule amendments deal with OCCC administration. The period for informal precomments ended on July 22. Video of the OCCC's July 15 webinar is available here.
Home Equity Lending Rule Review (posted August 6, 2020)
The Credit Union Commission and Finance Commission will vote on whether to publish these amendments for comment at their August 7 and August 21 meetings, respectively. Video of the Joint Financial Regulatory Agencies' July 8 webinar on these amendments is available here.
Property Tax Lender Rules: Sworn Document & Individual Lien Payoff (published July 3, 2020)
Credit Access Business Rule Review (published July 3, 2020)
Crafted Precious Metal Dealer Rule Review (published July 3, 2020)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these three rule actions for comment at its June 19 meeting. The official comment period ended on August 3. Video of the OCCC's stakeholder meetings on these rules is available here.
Payoff Statement Rule Review (published July 3, 2020)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these payoff statement rule amendments for comment at its June 19 meeting. The official comment period ended on August 2.
Recently Adopted Rules (2019-2020)
|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|
|Pawnshop Employees: Military Licensing||Dec. 1, 2019|
|RMLOs: Military Licensing||Nov. 7, 2019|
|Registered Creditors: Motorcycle Documentary Fee||Nov. 7, 2019|
|Regulated Lenders: Single Equivalent Daily Rate||Nov. 7, 2019|
|Pawnshop Rules Implementing Sunset Legislation||Oct. 1, 2019|
|Licensing & Administration Rules Implementing Sunset Legislation||Sept. 5, 2019|
|Pawnshops: Rule Review||Feb. 1, 2019|
|Administration: Employee Training Rule Review||Jan. 3, 2019|