Consumer Loan Companies
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DFI has filed a CR-101 to create rules implementing the law (SB 6029, c 62, Laws of 2018). The rules will include, among other things: definitions and the addition of student education loan servicing and student education loan servicers to those activities and persons regulated under the Consumer Loan Act. Student education loan servicing will have a number of consumer protections and the agency will be able to monitor servicers’ activities.

Rulemaking Schedule

  • CR-101: filed 3/20/18 and published in WSR 18-07-095 on 4/4/2018
  • CR-102: filed 7/18/18 and published in WSR on 8/10/2018
  • Public Hearing: 8/21/18 from 10-11 am at DFI’s headquarters​
  • CR-103: filed 11/27/18 – rules effective 1/1/2019


Comments Received

Submitting Rulemaking Comments

Throughout the rulemaking you can provide comments in any of the following methods:

Contact: Sara Rietcheck
Division of Consumer Services
P.O. Box 41200
Olympia, WA 98504-1200
Phone: (360) 902-8793

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