The following rulemakings are outstanding.  Some agencies may accept comments after the deadline.  For completed regulatory comments in a particular subject area, visit the appropriate Issues page or Regulatory Reform and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

All of the CFPB’s requests for comment can be viewed here. All agencies’ open rulemakings, and submitted comments, can be viewed at, which is searchable by docket number and other means.

Send a copy of your comments to Congress here!

CFPB Debt Collection Rules

Bank Use of Digital Technology and Innovation

  • Aug. 3, 2020 deadline to respond to OCC request for comment on advance notice of proposed rulemaking on banking issues related to digital technology and innovation.

FDIC Insurance for Industrial Loan Companies

  • June 1, 2020 deadline to comment on the request for information from the CFPB Taskforce on Federal Consumer Financial Law.  Consumer comments.
  • July 1, 2020 extended deadline to comment on FDIC’s proposed a rule governing deposit insurance applications for industrial loan companies.

Regulatory Enforcement and Adjudication

  • March 16, 2020 deadline comment on request for information by the Office of Management and Budget on improving and/or reforming regulatory enforcement and adjudication and ensuring adequate due process in regulatory enforcement and adjudication.

Community Reinvestment Act

  • March 9, 2020 deadline to submit comments on proposed amendments to regulations implementing the Community Reinvestment Act. NCLC comments.

Rent-a-Bank Lending

CFPB Mortgage Disclosures

Fed Faster Payment System

Model Money Services Businesses Language

  • Nov. 1, 2019 deadline to comment on model language for state money services businesses laws drafted by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors. Consumer comments.

HUD Disparate Impact Rules

  • Oct. 18, 2019 deadline to comment on HUD proposal to change the disparate impact standard under the Fair Housing Act. Consumer Comments.

Same-Day ACH Payments

  • July 15, 2019 deadline to submit comments on proposal by the Federal Reserve to allow submission of same-day ACH payments later in the day. Consumer comments.

CFPB Plan for Review of CFPB Rules

  • July 15, 2019 deadline to respond to the CFPB’s request for comment on its plan to review rules under the Regulatory Flexibility Act.

Overdraft Fee Rules

OCC Innovation Pilot Program

Payday Loans

PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Loans

  • March 16, 2020 deadline to respond to FHFA’s request for public input on additional steps  to deal with the “continued threat” that PACE loans pose to homeowners and the housing finance system.
  • May 7, 2019 deadline to respond to the CFPB’s request for information on residential PACE financing.

Credit Cards

State Model Payments Law

  • April 20, 2019 deadline to respond to request for information from the Conference of State Bank Supervisors on issues related to state money transmission and payments regulation as regulators begin work on model legislation to introduce in all 50 states based on recommendations from their industry advisory panel.

VA Mortgages

CFPB No Action Letters and Product Sandbox

Identity Theft

  • Feb. 11, 2019 deadline to respond to the FTC’s request for comment on identity theft detection rules.

Availability of Funds and Collection of Checks

  • Feb. 8, 2019 deadline to respond to request for comments by the CFPB and Federal Reserve Board on amendments to the regulations under the Expedited Funds Availability Act regarding the timing of access to funds deposited into accounts. Consumer comments.

Mortgage Appraisals

  • Feb. 5, 2019 deadline to comment on the agencies’ (OCC, Board, and FDIC) proposed rule to amend the regulations requiring appraisals for certain real estate-related transactions. Consumer comments.

Bank Small Dollar Loans

Military Credit Monitoring

  • January 7, 2019 deadline to comment on FTC’s  proposed rule to require the nationwide consumer reporting agencies to provide free electronic credit monitoring services for active duty military consumers. You may file a comment online here or here, or on paper. Group comments.

Rulemakings Archive



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