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.
Rules under development
Before issuing a final rule, the CFPB generally announces and explains its proposals to address an issue and invites public comment.
You can find all notices requesting public comment on our comprehensive “Notice and Opportunities for Comment” page.
Types of rules listed on this page
A proposed rule announces and explains the Bureau’s proposal to address an issue and invites the public to comment. The proposed rule and the public comments received on it form the basis of the final rule.
Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
An optional early step in CFPB rulemaking. Used to get initial public input on certain key aspects of potential rulemakings.