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Committee: House Financial Institutions
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Financial Institutions, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2002 : a report to the House of Representatives, 78th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Agriculture | Banks and banking | Business loans | Consumer credit | Credit service organizations | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 | Mortgages | Pawnshops | Privacy | Sale-leaseback agreements |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 f49h
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [61 pages  File size: 284 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the mortgage lending industry in Texas to determine whether the expectations of the Mortgage Broker Licensing Act of 1999 and subsequent related legislation are being met.
2. Research trends and practices in the sub-prime lending market in Texas and identify any issues of public concern in those markets.
3. Review the practices of financial institutions to comply with consumer privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, and assess the ease and convenience afforded customers in exercising their choices.
4. Evaluate the ability of the Texas agricultural community to gain access to capital markets throughout the state. Identify barriers to financing of viable agricultural and value-added enterprises. Review and evaluate the finance programs administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. (Joint with House Committee on Agriculture and Livestock)
5. Study the methods currently used to report pawnshop transaction data between pawn shops and law enforcement agencies.
6. Actively monitor agencies and programs under the committee's oversight jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Consumer credit
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development, Subcommittee on Consumer Credit Laws.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Consumer credit | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 | Interest rates |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74c
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [67 pages  File size: 2,469 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor trends affecting the convergence of the banking, securities, and insurance industries, including market forces and federal government activity. The Committee shall make recommendations for statutory or regulatory changes at the state level as necessitated by changes in federal law or industry trends. The Committee shall also evaluate pending federal legislation affecting financial institutions, specifically in the area of bankruptcy, analyzing how potential changes affect Texas law.
2. Review Article 16, Sec. 11 of the Texas Constitution, relating to the maximum rates of insterest for contracts entered into in the State.
3. Study the effect of usury limits on the various consumer lending entities in the State.
4. Evaluate the effect of the pending federal Financial Services Modernization Act on consumer credit laws in Texas.
Committee: Senate Economic Development
Title: Interim Report - Financial modernization
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 77th Texas Legislature / Senate Committee on Economic Development.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 ec74f
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [200 pages  File size: 1,948 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Monitor trends affecting the convergence of the banking, securities, and insurance industries, including market forces and federal government activity. The Committee shall make recommendations for statutory or regulatory changes at the state level as necessitated by changes in federal law or industry trends. The Committee shall also evaluate pending federal legislation affecting financial institutions, specifically in the area of bankruptcy, analyzing how potential changes affect Texas law.
Committee: House Financial Institutions
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Financial Institutions, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Bond Review Board, Texas | Consumer credit | Consumer Credit Commissioner, Office of | Consumer protection | Credit service organizations | Credit Union Department | Department of Banking, Texas | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 | Home equity loans | Privacy | Public Finance Authority, Texas | Sale-leaseback agreements | Savings and Loan Department, Texas |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 f49h
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [77 pages  File size: 139 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Determine the extent to which personal customer and account information may be accessed or furnished to governmental institutions, other divisions or affiliates of a financial institution, and unrelated commercial or other enterprises. Assess the state's ability to assure customers the privacy of their information.
2. Research the practices commonly known as "payday loans" and "sale leasebacks" to determine the need to regulate such transactions.
3. Review the federal "financial services modernization" act (HR 10) to identify necessary changes to state laws and regulations governing insurance and financial institutions. This review is to be conducted jointly with the House Committee on Insurance.
4. Conduct a review of the home equity lending market, including lender activities and practices, to assess the extent to which the expectations of the 75th Legislature are being met.
5. Conduct active oversight of the agencies under the committee's jurisdiction.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Financial Institutions
Title: Interim Report - Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
Library Catalog Title: Financial services modernization for Texas : impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 : a joint study.
Library Call Number: L1836.76 f49hf
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View document [165 pages  File size: 9,077 kb]
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Insurance, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2000 : a report to the House of Representatives, 77th Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Banks and banking | Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999 | Insurance industry | Managed care | Physicians |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 in7
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [26 pages  File size: 841 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the federal "financial services modernization" act (HR 10) to identify necessary changes to state laws and regulations governing insurance and financial institutions. This review is to be conducted jointly with the House Committee on Financial Institutions.
2. Examine public policy issues associated with mandatory "hospitalist" programs in managed care.
Supporting documents
Committee: House Insurance
Title: Interim Report - Impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
Library Catalog Title: Financial services modernization for Texas : impact of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999: a joint study.
Library Call Number: L1836.76 f49hf
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View document [165 pages  File size: 9,077 kb]

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