The following Rules of the Department of Banking and Finance were adopted on December 3, 2013. The new Rules are in response to the enactment of the Georgia Merchant Acquirer Limited Purpose Bank Act, O.C.G.A. § 7-9-1 et seq. The Rules were filed with the Secretary of State on December 3, 2013 and, pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 50-13-6, became effective on December 23, 2013.