Finance Commission Meeting - August 20, 2021

Due to Governor Greg Abbott’s March 13, 2020 proclamation of a state of disaster affecting all counties in Texas due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Governor’s March 16, 2020 suspension of certain provisions of the Texas Open Meetings Act, the August 21, 2020 meeting of the Finance Commission of Texas will be held via webinar/telephonic conference call, as authorized under Texas Government Code section 551.125.

Members of the public who would like to participate in this meeting will need to register for the Audit Committee and Finance Commission Meeting. The agenda is available below, and a copy of the meeting materials will be available on August 12, 2021 on the Finance Commission website. To access the recording visit the meeting material and packets section of the website after August 20, 2021. 

 

Time:
9:00 a.m. or upon adjournment of the Audit Committee meeting
Via Webinar

Webinar ID:
302-190-915

Section A.3 will take up agenda items A1, B2 and B3 with NO DISCUSSION as notated in bold and italicized.

Public comment on any agenda item or issue under the jurisdiction of the Finance Commission of Texas agencies is allowed unless the comment is in reference to a rule proposal for which the public comment period has ended. However, upon majority vote of the Commission, public comment may be allowed related to final rule adoption.

A. Finance Commission Matters

  1. Review and Approval of the Minutes of the June 18, 2021 Finance Commission Meeting
     
  2. General Public Comment
     
  3. Consent Agenda
     
  4. Finance Commission Operations
     
  5. Audit Committee Report
     
    1. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Agencies’ 2021 Third Quarter Investment Officer Reports
       
      1. Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner  
      2. Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending  
      3. Texas Department of Banking  
       
    2. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Readoption of the Investment Policies for:
       
      1. Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner  
      2. Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending  
      3. Texas Department of Banking  
       
    3. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Agencies’ 2021 Third Quarter Financial Statements
       
      1. Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner  
      2. Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending  
      3. Texas Department of Banking  
       
    4. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Agencies’ Fiscal Year 2022 Operating Budgets
       
      1. Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner  
      2. Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending  
      3. Texas Department of Banking  
       
    5. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner’s 2021 Annual Internal Audit Report as Prepared and Presented by Garza/Gonzalez and Associates
       
    6. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Recommend that the Finance Commission Take Action on the Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending’s 2021 Annual Internal Audit Report as Prepared and Presented by Garza/Gonzalez and Associates
       
  6. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Agency Priorities for Fiscal Year 2022 for the Commissioners of the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner, Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending and the Texas Department of Banking
     
  7. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments to 7 TAC, Part 8, Chapter 153, Concerning Home Equity Lending
     
  8. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action Regarding Personnel Matters Pursuant to §551.074, Texas Government Code: Deliberations with Respect to the Duties and Compensation of a Person Holding the Position of Executive Director of the Finance Commission, Deliberations with Respect to the Duties and Compensation of Persons Holding the Position of Agency Commissioner Positions, and Other Staff
     
  9. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action Regarding Facility Planning and Real Property Matters Pursuant to §551.072, Texas Government Code: Deliberations Regarding the Purchase, Exchange, Lease or Value of Real Property
     
  10. Discussion of and Consultation with Attorney and Possible Vote to Take Action Pursuant to §551.071, Texas Government Code, for the Purpose of Seeking the Advice or Attorney-client Privileged Communications from our Attorneys, Including Matters Related to the Potential Financial Exposure of the Finance Commission Agencies and Their Officers and the Finance Commission and its Officers and Including Matters of Pending and Contemplated Litigation
     
  11. Discussion of and Consultation on Security Audit, Possible Issue Related to Confidential or Sensitive Information, Security Breach Audit and Assessment, or Security Assessments or Deployment Related to Information Resources Technology as Authorized by Tex. Govt. Code Secs. 551.076 and 551.089
     

B. Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner

  1. Industry Status and Departmental Operations: a) Consumer Protection and Assistance Division Activities; b) Licensing Division Activities; c) Administration Division Activities; d) Financial Division Activities; e) Legal Division Activities; and f) Legislative Activities
     
  2. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Readoption of 7 TAC, Part 1, Chapter 7, Concerning Texas Financial Education Endowment Fund, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  3. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Readoption of 7 TAC, Part 5, Chapter 89, Concerning Property Tax Lenders, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  4. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments to 7 TAC, Part 1, Chapter 7, Concerning Texas Financial Education Endowment Fund, and Part 5, Chapter 83, Subchapter B, Concerning Rules for Credit Access Businesses, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  5. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments and a Repeal in 7 TAC, Part 5, Chapter 89, Concerning Property Tax Lenders, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  6. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on Anticipated and Pending Litigation

    Ernest Polk v. Texas Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner; Cause No. 2018-04375, in the 281st Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas

 

C. Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending

  1. Industry Status and Departmental Operations: a) Thrift Regulation Division Activities; b) Mortgage Regulation Division Activities; c) Operations Division Activities; d) Legal Division Activities, including Consumer Complaints and Gift Reporting; and e) Legislative Activities
     
  2. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments, New Rules, and Repeals in 7 TAC, Part 4, Chapter 80, Subchapter B, Concerning Licensing, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  3. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments, New Rules, and Repeals in 7 TAC, Part 4, Chapter 81, Subchapter B, Concerning Licensing, Resulting from Rule Review
     
  4. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments, New Rules, and Repeals in 7 TAC, Part 4, Chapter 80, Concerning Texas Residential Mortgage Loan Companies
     
  5. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of Amendments, New Rules, and Repeals in 7 TAC, Part 4, Chapter 81, Concerning Mortgage Bankers and Residential Mortgage Loan Originators
     
  6. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of New Rules in 7 TAC, Part 4, Chapter 52, Concerning Department Administration
     
  7. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on the Proposal and Publication for Comment of a New Rule and the Repeal of 7 TAC §76.95, Concerning Fee for Special Examination or Audit
     
  8. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on Anticipated and Pending Litigation
     

D. Texas Department of Banking

  1. Industry Status and Departmental Operations: a) Current Issues Affecting Department’s Regulated Entities; b) Bank and Trust Division Activities; c) Corporate Division Activities; d) Non-Depository Supervision Division Activities; e) Administrative, Staffing and Fiscal Division Activities; f) Strategic Support Division Activities including Consumer Complaint Data; g) Legal Division Activities including Enforcement Activity and Gift Reporting; and h) Legislative Activities
     
  2. Discussion of and Possible Vote to Take Action on Anticipated and Pending Litigation
     

Note: The Finance Commission may go into executive session (close its meeting to the public) on any agenda item if appropriate and authorized by the Open Meetings Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 551.

Meeting Accessibility: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Finance Commission will accommodate special needs. Those requesting auxiliary aids or services should notify Brenda Medina, Texas Finance Commission, 2601 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78705, (512) 936-6222, as far in advance of the meeting as possible.