Texas Finance Code

Sec. § 15.409
Consumer Information and Complaints


(a)

The commissioner shall:

(1)

supervise the preparation of public interest information describing:

(A)

functions of the department;

(B)

procedures for filing and resolving complaints; and

(C)

other matters of general interest relating to credit unions; and

(2)

make the information prepared under Subdivision (1) available to the public and appropriate state agencies.

(b)

The department shall maintain a system to promptly and efficiently act on complaints filed with the department. The department shall maintain information about parties to the complaint, the subject matter of the complaint, a summary of the results of the review or investigation of the complaint, and its disposition.

(c)

The department shall make information available describing its procedures for complaint investigation and resolution.

(d)

The department shall periodically notify the person filing the complaint and each person who is the subject of the complaint of the status of the complaint until final disposition.

(e)

The commission by rule shall establish methods by which consumers and service recipients are notified of the name, mailing address, telephone number, and Internet website of the department for the purpose of directing complaints to the department. The commission shall provide for that notification:

(1)

on the Internet website of a credit union regulated under this chapter and Subtitle D, Title 3, if the credit union maintains a website;

(2)

on a sign prominently displayed in the place of business of each credit union regulated under this chapter and Subtitle D, Title 3; and

(3)

in any newsletter distributed by a credit union regulated under this chapter and Subtitle D, Title 3, if the credit union distributes a newsletter.

(f)

The commission by rule may establish other methods by which credit unions that do not have an Internet website or do not distribute a newsletter may make the information described by Subsection (e) more readily available to credit unions’ customers and service recipients.

(g)

Expired.
Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1008, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 62, Sec. 7.11(c), eff. Sept. 1, 1999.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 695 (H.B. 2735), Sec. 13, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 19 (S.B. 244), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2013.
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