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).


Licensing & Administration Rules Implementing Sunset Legislation (posted June 13, 2019)
Pawnshop Rules Implementing Sunset Legislation (posted June 13, 2019)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rules for comment at its June 21 meeting. The official comment period will begin on July 5 (when the rules are published in the Texas Register) and end on August 5 at 5 p.m. Audio of the OCCC's May 23 stakeholder meeting on the pawnshop rules is available here, and audio of the stakeholder meeting for the licensing and administration rules is available here

Recently Adopted Rules (2018-2019)

Rule Effective Date
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