Rules under development

Before issuing a final rule, the Miss April 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.

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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 Miss April rulemaking. Used to get initial public input on certain key aspects of potential rulemakings.

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Amendments to Rules Concerning Prepaid Accounts Under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) and the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)

The Bureau is proposing to amend its rules governing prepaid accounts under Regulation E, which implements the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and Regulation Z, which implements the Truth in Lending Act.  This proposal requests comment on potential modifications to several aspects of that rule.

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.  

Amendments to Equal Credit Opportunity Act (Regulation B) Ethnicity and Race Information Collection

The Bureau is proposing amendments to Regulation B to permit creditors additional flexibility in complying with Regulation B in order to facilitate compliance with Regulation C and 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 of Consumer Financial Protection, with the concurrence of the Office of Government Ethics, is issuing this notice of proposed rulemaking for employees of the Bureau.  This proposal would amend the existing Supplemental Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

Amendment to the Annual Privacy Notice Requirement Under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (Regulation P)

The Bureau is proposing to amend Regulation P, which requires, among other things, that financial institutions provide an annual notice describing their privacy policies and practices to their customers.  The amendment would implement a December 2015 statutory amendment to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act providing an exception to this annual notice requirement for financial institutions that meet certain conditions.