12 CFR 213.1 - Authority, scope, purpose, and enforcement.

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§ 213.1 Authority, scope, purpose, and enforcement.
(a) Authority. The regulation in this part, known as Regulation M, is issued by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to implement the consumer leasing provisions of the Truth in Lending Act, which is title I of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.). Information collection requirements contained in this regulation have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget under the provisions of 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. and have been assigned OMB control number 7100-0202.
(b) Scope and purpose. This part applies to all persons that are lessors of personal property under consumer leases as those terms are defined in § 213.2(e)(1) and (h). The purpose of this part is:
(1) To ensure that lessees of personal property receive meaningful disclosures that enable them to compare lease terms with other leases and, where appropriate, with credit transactions;
(2) To limit the amount of balloon payments in consumer lease transactions; and
(3) To provide for the accurate disclosure of lease terms in advertising.
(c) Enforcement and liability. Section 108 of the act contains the administrative enforcement provisions. Sections 112, 130, 131, and 185 of the act contain the liability provisions for failing to comply with the requirements of the act and this part.
[Reg. M, 61 FR 52258, Oct. 7, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 15367, Apr. 1, 1997]

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  • 2014-09-22; vol. 79 # 183 - Monday, September 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56482 - Consumer Leasing (Regulation M)
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      FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM, BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION
      Final rule; official interpretations and commentary.
      This final rule is effective January 1, 2015.
      12 CFR Part 213

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U.S. Code: Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
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Title 12 published on 2014-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 12 CFR 213 after this date.

  • 2014-09-22; vol. 79 # 183 - Monday, September 22, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56482 - Consumer Leasing (Regulation M)
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM, BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION
      Final rule; official interpretations and commentary.
      This final rule is effective January 1, 2015.
      12 CFR Part 213