Policy statement to announce a new Bureau guidance designation, known as “Compliance Aids,” and to explain the legal status of that guidance designation.
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Other than interim final rules, this includes all CFPB final rules, including procedural and interpretive rules. Generally, final rules go through notice and comment before issuance.
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Under some circumstances, the CFPB may issue final rules without a comment period before issuance. The CFPB may request comment on these rules and may later alter the rules, if necessary.
This interpretive rule construes Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act (TILA).
The Bureau is amending Regulation C to extend to January 1, 2022 the threshold of 500 open-end lines of credit for reporting data about open-end lines of credit and to incorporate into Regulation C the partial exemptions created by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are amending Regulation CC, which implements the Expedited Funds Availability Act, to adjust dollar amounts to inflation and to extend coverage to American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Guam.
Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans; Delay of Compliance Date; Correcting Amendments
The Bureau has issued this final rule 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 is issuing technical specifications for submissions of prepaid account agreements, as required by the Bureau’s 2016 final rule regarding prepaid accounts (as subsequently amended).
This final rule amends the procedures used to obtain information from the Bureau under the FOIA, the Privacy Act of 1974, and in legal proceedings.
The Bureau is issuing an interim final rule to update the Bureau’s model forms for the Summary of Consumer Identity Theft Rights and the Summary of Consumer Rights in Appendices I and K to Regulation V to incorporate a notice required by new Fair Credit Reporting Act section 605A(i)(5), added by the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.
Partial Exemptions from the Requirements of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act under the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Regulation C)
The Bureau is issuing an interpretive and procedural rule to implement and clarify the requirements of section 104(a) of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, which amended certain provisions of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is amending Regulation P to implement a December 2015 statutory amendment to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act providing an exception to the annual notice requirement, for financial institutions that meet certain conditions.
The Bureau is amending Federal mortgage disclosure requirements under RESPA and TILA that are implemented in Regulation Z.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issued a rule amending certain Regulation Z mortgage servicing rules issued in 2016 relating to periodic statements. These amendments revise the timing requirements for servicers transitioning between modified or unmodified periodic statements and coupon books in connection with a consumer’s bankruptcy case.
Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
The Bureau is finalizing amendments to its rule governing prepaid accounts under Regulations E and Z that make modifications to several aspects of that rule and extend the overall effective date of the rule to April 1, 2019.
The Bureau is publishing a Federal Register notice pursuant to section 706(e) of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act concerning the update of the redesigned Uniform Residential Loan Application (URLA) to include an applicant language preference question.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection has issued this final rule to create consumer protections for payday loans, and for certain vehicle title and high-cost installment loans.
The Bureau issued an interim final rule amending a provision in Regulation X that it issued in 2016 relating to the timing for mortgage servicers to provide modified written early intervention notices to borrowers who have invoked their cease communication rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection is issuing a final rule that amends Regulation B to permit creditors additional flexibility in complying with Regulation B in order to facilitate compliance with Regulation C, adds certain model forms and removes others from Regulation B, and makes various other amendments to Regulation B and its commentary to facilitate the collection and retention of information about the ethnicity, sex, and race of certain mortgage applicants.
Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau has issued this final rule to amend the Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Pursuant to section 1028(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act, the Bureau issued a final rule establishing 12 CFR part 1040 to regulate arbitration agreements in contracts for specified consumer financial product and services.
Amendments to Federal Mortgage Disclosure Requirements under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
The Bureau is making various amendments to federal mortgage disclosure requirements under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act and the Truth in Lending Act that are implemented in Regulation Z.
Amendments to the 2013 Mortgage Rules Under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Correction
The Bureau is making several technical corrections to a final rule it issued on Aug. 4, 2016 amending certain of the Bureau’s mortgage servicing regulations under Regulation X (implementing the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) and Regulation Z (implementing the Truth In Lending Act) (2016 Final Rule).
Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z); Delay of Effective Date
The Bureau issued a final rule to delay the Oct. 1, 2017 effective date of the rule governing Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) by six months, to April 1, 2018.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has updated its policy on ex parte presentations in rulemaking proceedings.
Prepaid Accounts under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth In Lending Act (Regulation Z)
The Bureau is finalizing comprehensive consumer protections for prepaid accounts under Regulations E and Z, including tailored provisions governing disclosures, limited liability and error resolution, periodic statements, and the posting of account agreements. The final rule also regulates overdraft credit features that may be offered in conjunction with prepaid accounts.
Status of New Uniform Residential Loan Application and Collection of Expanded Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Information about Ethnicity and Race in 2017 under Regulation B
This notice is issued pursuant to section 706(e) of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and concerns the new Uniform Residential Loan Application and the collection of expanded Home Mortgage Disclosure Act information about ethnicity and race in 2017.