The Bureau is issuing this advance notice of proposed rulemaking relating to residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing to aid implementation of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act section 307.
Rules under development
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Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
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The Bureau is proposing to rescind the mandatory underwriting provisions of the regulation promulgated by the Bureau in November 2017 governing Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans.
The Bureau is proposing to delay the August 19, 2019 compliance date for the mandatory underwriting provisions of the regulation promulgated by the Bureau in November 2017 governing Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans.
The Bureau and the Federal Reserve Board are jointly proposing amendments to Regulation CC, which implements the Expedited Funds Availability Act, and are also providing an additional opportunity for public comment on certain amendments to Regulation CC that the Board proposed in 2011.
Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) Temporary Increase in Institutional and Transactional Coverage Thresholds for Open-End Lines of Credit
The proposed rule would temporarily raise the reporting threshold for open-end lines of credit to 500 loans.
Technical Corrections and Clarifying Amendments to the Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) October 2015 Final Rule
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) proposes amendments to Regulation C to make technical corrections to and to clarify certain requirements adopted by the Bureau’s Home Mortgage Disclosure (Regulation C) final rule ( 2015 HMDA Final Rule or the Final Rule), which was published in the Federal Register on October 28, 2015. The Bureau also proposes a new reporting exclusion.
The Bureau proposes amendments to the procedures used by the public to obtain information from the Bureau under the Freedom of Information Act, the Privacy Act of 1974, and in legal proceedings. The Bureau also proposes amendments to its rule regarding the confidential treatment of Bureau information.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the Bureau) is seeking comment, data, and information from the public about debt collection practices.
This proposal is related to a final rule published elsewhere in today's Federal Register. That final rule implements the statutory Civil Penalty Fund provisions by articulating the Bureau's interpretation of what kinds of payments to victims are appropriate and by establishing procedures for allocating funds for such payments to victims and for consumer education and financial literacy programs. This notice of proposed rulemaking seeks comments on possible revisions, adjustments, or refinements to the rule.
The Bureau is proposing certain amendments to the final rule implementing these requirements, including exemptions for certain nonprofit creditors and certain homeownership stabilization programs and an additional definition of a qualified mortgage for certain loans made and held in portfolio by small creditors.