Press Release: Settlements over SAFE Act Education Requirements

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The following press release, issued by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS), was recently posted... Read More → Press Release: Settlements over SAFE Act Education Requirements

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar: 7 TAC §80.204 and §81.204, Books and Records

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The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering changes to its rules at... Read More → Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar: 7 TAC §80.204 and §81.204, Books and Records

New Rules Adoption: Wrap Mortgage Loans

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On January 1, 2022, Texas Finance Code Chapter 159 (Chapter 159) became effective, concerning the regulation... Read More → New Rules Adoption: Wrap Mortgage Loans

New Rules Adoption: Authorization for Remote Work

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Effective November 4, 2021, the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending adopted new rules (regulations) to... Read More → New Rules Adoption: Authorization for Remote Work

Intermittent Outages with NMLS

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Due to higher than normal volume relating to renewals, the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing Systems and Registry... Read More → Intermittent Outages with NMLS

Search Committee and FY2022 Fees

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At the August Finance Commission meeting, Will Lucas, President/CEO of Shelby Savings Bank, and Chairman of... Read More → Search Committee and FY2022 Fees

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Chapters 80 and 81

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The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering amendments, new rules,... Read More → Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Chapters 80 and 81

NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access System Maintenance, July 21-26, 2021

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From Wednesday, July 21, 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time (7:00 p.m. Central Time) through Monday, July 26, 7:00 a.m.... Read More → NMLS and NMLS Consumer Access System Maintenance, July 21-26, 2021

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Mortgage Licensing Rule Review

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The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering repeals, new rules, and... Read More → Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Mortgage Licensing Rule Review

License Fee Reduction

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Effective March 1, 2021, the application fee for an initial mortgage loan originator license is reduced to... Read More → License Fee Reduction

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