Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection March 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Information Regarding the Bureau's Inherited Regulations and Inherited Rulemaking Authorities
Document Number: 2018-06027
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-26
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in considering whether, consistent with its statutory authority to prescribe rules pursuant to the Federal consumer financial laws, the Bureau should amend the regulations or exercise the rulemaking authorities that it inherited from certain other Federal agencies.
Request for Information Regarding Bureau Enforcement Processes
Document Number: 2018-05784
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
On February 12, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) published a Request for Information Regarding Bureau Enforcement Processes (RFI), which provided that comments must be received on or before April 13, 2018. On February 22, 2018, the Bureau received a letter from two industry trade associations requesting a 30-day comment period extension for this RFI and for two other Bureau Requests for Information. The additional time is requested in order to allow commenters to develop meaningful responses to the RFI and the other identified Requests for Information. The Bureau believes the extension will allow all stakeholders the opportunity to provide more robust responses. In response to this request, the Bureau has determined that a 30 day extension of the comment period is appropriate.
Request for Information Regarding Bureau Civil Investigative Demands and Associated Processes
Document Number: 2018-05783
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
On January 26, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) published a Request for Information Regarding Bureau Civil Investigative Demands and Associated Processes (RFI), which provided that comments must be received on or before March 27, 2018. On February 22, 2018, the Bureau received a letter from two industry trade associations requesting a 30-day comment period extension for this RFI and for two other Bureau Requests for Information. The additional time is requested in order to allow commenters to develop meaningful responses to the RFI and the other identified Requests for Information. The Bureau believes the extension will allow all stakeholders the opportunity to provide more robust responses. In response to this request, the Bureau has determined that a 30 day extension of the comment period is appropriate.
Request for Information Regarding Bureau Rules of Practice for Adjudication Proceedings
Document Number: 2018-05780
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-22
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
On February 5, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) published a Request for Information Regarding Bureau Rules of Practice for Adjudication Proceedings (RFI), which provided that comments must be received on or before April 6, 2018. On February 22, 2018, the Bureau received a letter from two industry trade associations requesting a 30-day comment period extension for this RFI and for two other Bureau Requests for Information. The additional time is requested in order to allow commenters to develop meaningful responses to the RFI and the other identified Requests for Information. The Bureau believes the extension will allow all stakeholders the opportunity to provide more robust responses. In response to this request, the Bureau has determined that a 30 day extension of the comment period is appropriate.
Request for Information Regarding the Bureau's Adopted Regulations and New Rulemaking Authorities
Document Number: 2018-05612
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-03-21
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in considering whether, consistent with its statutory authority to prescribe rules pursuant to the Federal consumer financial laws, the Bureau should amend those rules it has promulgated since its creation or issue certain new rules.
Consumer Advisory Board and Councils Solicitation of Applications for Membership
Document Number: 2018-05421
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-16
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Pursuant to the authorities given to the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) under the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney invites the public to apply for membership for appointment to its Consumer Advisory Board (Board), Community Bank Advisory Council, and Credit Union Advisory Council (collectively, Advisory Councils). Membership of the Board and Councils includes representatives of consumers, communities, the financial services industry and academics. Appointments to the Board are typically for three years and appointments to the Councils are typically for two years. However, the Director may amend the respective Board and Council charters from time to time during the charter terms, as the Director deems necessary to accomplish the purpose of the Board and Councils. The Bureau expects to announce the selection of new members in September 2018.
Mortgage Servicing Rules Under the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z)
Document Number: 2018-04823
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-03-12
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is issuing this final rule amending certain Regulation Z mortgage servicing rules issued in 2016 relating to the timing for servicers to transition to providing modified or unmodified periodic statements and coupon books in connection with a consumer's bankruptcy case.
Request for Information Regarding Bureau Rulemaking Processes
Document Number: 2018-04824
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-09
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in assessing the overall efficiency and effectiveness of its rulemaking processes and, consistent with law, considering whether any changes to its rulemaking processes would be appropriate.
Request for Information Regarding Bureau Public Reporting Practices of Consumer Complaint Information
Document Number: 2018-04544
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is seeking comments and information from interested parties to assist the Bureau in assessing potential changes that can be implemented to the Bureau's public reporting practices of consumer complaint information, consistent with law, to consider whether any changes to the practices would be appropriate.
Community Bank Advisory Council Meeting
Document Number: 2018-04438
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-03-06
Agency: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
Under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), this notice sets forth the announcement of a public meeting of the Community Bank Advisory Council (CBAC or Council) of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau or CFPB). The notice also describes the functions of the Council.