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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


Proposed Rule

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.

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Category: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking |

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Residential Property Assessed Clean Energy Financing

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.

Category: Proposed rule |

Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans

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. 

Category: Proposed rule |

Consumer Financial Civil Penalty Fund

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.