Below you will find copies of recent and upcoming rules, as well as notices of upcoming stakeholder meetings on rules. Video of stakeholder webinars is available here. Rules that have gone into effect are available in the Texas Administrative Code.

If you'd like to be included on an email list for OCCC rule updates, send an email 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 Notice

Plain Language Rule Review (published Aug. 5, 2022)
The OCCC is conducting a rule review regarding plain language contracts for regulated lenders. The OCCC will accept official comments on the rule review until September 5.

Proposals

Pawnshop Rule Review (published July 8, 2022)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its June 24 meeting. The OCCC will accept official comments until August 7. Video of the OCCC's May 24 online webinar on the amendments is available here.

Administration: Employee Leave Pools (published July 8, 2022)
The Finance Commission voted to publish these rule amendments for comment at its June 24 meeting. The finance agencies will accept official comments until August 8. 

Recently Adopted Rules (2021-2022)

Rule Effective Date
Motor Vehicle Records Privacy July 14, 2022
RMLO Rule Review July 14, 2022
Home Equity: Business Day Definition July 14, 2022
Regulated Lender Rule Review May 12, 2022
Debt Management Rule Review March 10, 2022
Crafted Precious Metal Dealer Fee Adjustment March 10, 2022
Home Equity: Electronic Disclosures & Out-of-State Institutions Jan. 6, 2022
Property Tax Lender Rule Review Nov. 4, 2021
TFEE Rule Review Nov. 4, 2021