August 2009

Other Consumer Protection Laws and Regulations

This publication is a part of:

Collection: Comptroller’s Handbook

Series: Consumer Compliance

Overview

This booklet addresses several consumer protection topics, including interest on loans, branch closings, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Credit Practices Rule, Consumer Leasing Act, Homeowners Protection Act, Right to Financial Privacy Act, disclosure and reporting of Community Reinvestment Act-related agreements, prohibition against use of interstate branches primarily for deposit production, Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act, and Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Junk Fax Prevention Act.

Applicability

This booklet applies to the OCC's supervision of national banks and federal savings associations. For statutes, regulations, and guidance referenced in this booklet, consult those sources to determine applicability to federal savings associations. References to national banks in this booklet also generally apply to federal branches and agencies of foreign banking organizations. Refer to 12 USC 3102(b) and the "Federal Branches and Agencies Supervision" booklet of the Comptroller's Handbook for more information.