Precomment Draft Notice: Home Equity – Business Day Definition

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The Joint Financial Regulatory Agencies (Texas Department of Banking, Department of Savings and Mortgage... Read More Precomment Draft Notice: Home Equity – Business Day Definition

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

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

Press Release: New Commissioner Appointed

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The following press release, issued by the Finance Commission of Texas, was recently posted to the... Read More Press Release: New Commissioner Appointed

Adopted Rules Notice: 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 Adopted Rules Notice: Wrap Mortgage Loans

Adopted Rules Notice: 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 Adopted Rules Notice: 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

Press Release: Multi-State Settlement on Rocket Mortgage Advertising Practices

In the Media|

AUSTIN – The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML), an agency of the State of Texas,... Read More Press Release: Multi-State Settlement on Rocket Mortgage Advertising Practices

Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Chapter 78, Wrap Mortgage Loans

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The Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending (SML or the Department) is considering new rules in 7 Texas... Read More Notice of Precomment Draft and Stakeholders Webinar – Chapter 78, Wrap Mortgage Loans

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

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