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.
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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.
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)
|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|