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 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 Notices

TFEE and Property Tax Lender Rule Review (posted April 15, 2021)
The OCCC intends to conduct rule reviews regarding the Texas Financial Education Endowment and property tax lenders. The OCCC is seeking informal feedback from stakeholders through May 7.

Recently Adopted Rules (2020-2021)

Rule Effective Date Notes
Motor Vehicle Rule Review Dec. 31, 2020  
Home Equity Lending Rule Review Nov. 26, 2020  
Property Tax Lender Rules: Sworn Document & Individual Lien Payoff Nov. 5, 2020 / Dec. 1, 2020 Amendments to 89.701 are effective Nov. 5, 2020. New 89.805 is effective Dec. 1, 2020. 
Credit Access Business Rule Review Nov. 5, 2020 Delayed implementation date allows 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