The term billing procedures, as used in this subpart, includes that series of actions routinely performed to notify borrowers of payments due on their accounts, to remind borrowers when payments are overdue, and to demand payment of overdue amounts. An institution shall use billing procedures that include at least the following steps:
(1) If the institution uses a coupon payment system, it shall send the coupons to the borrower at least 30 days before the first payment is due.
(2) If the institution does not use a coupon system, it shall send to the borrower -
(i) A written notice giving the name and address of the party to which payments are to be sent and a statement of account at least 30 days before the first payment is due; and
(ii) A statement of account at least 15 days before the due date of each subsequent payment.
(3) Notwithstanding paragraph (a)(2)(ii) of this section, if the borrower elects to make payment by means of an electronic transfer of funds from the borrower's bank account, the institution shall send to the borrower an annual statement of account.