Effective May 6, 2010, the Finance Commission of Texas (Finance Commission) adopts new Chapter 2 to Title 7 of the Texas Administrative Code (7 TAC Chapter 2, §§2.101 – 2.105). The purpose of new Chapter 2 is to provide for certain application procedures and fees for those individuals applying for or renewing their licenses as a residential mortgage loan originator (RMLO) with the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner (OCCC), as required by Chapter 180 of the Texas Finance Code enacted by the 2009 session of the Texas Legislature in House Bill 10 (i.e., Texas SAFE Act). For a detailed summary of the Texas SAFE Act, see our November 13, 2009 memorandum posted on our website http://www.bmandg.com/ under “Our Clients and Friends” web page.

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