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).

Precomment Draft & Meeting Notice

Motor Vehicle Rule Review (posted Sept. 2, 2020)
On September 17, the OCCC will hold an online webinar on these rule amendments regarding motor vehicle sales finance. The OCCC will accept informal precomments until September 24.

Proposals

Home Equity Lending Rule Review (published Sept. 4, 2020)
Administration Rule Review (published Sept. 4, 2020)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its August 21 meeting. The OCCC will accept official comments on these rules until October 5 at 5:00 p.m. Video of the webinars 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)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its June 19 meeting. The official comment period ended on August 3. The OCCC plans to present these rule amendments for adoption at the Finance Commission's October 16 meeting.

Recently Adopted Rules (2019-2020)

Rule Effective Date
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
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