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Press Releases

  • June 22, 2017: CSBS - State Regulators Call for an End to One-Size-Fits-All Bank Regulation
  • June 2, 2017: First Community Bank, National Association, San Benito, Texas, Converts to a State-Chartered Bank
  • May 9, 2017: Commissioner Approves First De Novo Bank Since 2009: The Bank of Austin, Austin, Texas

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • June 6, 2017: Texas Town Hall Meetings - Registration
  • June 1, 2017: Update to the Currency Transaction Report and Technical Webinar
  • May 8, 2017: Free Financial Education Webinar: Texas Financial Education Endowment (TFEE)

Previous Industry Notices



  • February 28, 2017: Commissioner provides testimony to House Investments and Financial Services.
  • June 9, 2016: Commissioner and Director of IT Security Examinations testify on Cybersecurity before the House Committee on Business and Industry.
  • April 28, 2016: Commissioner testifies before the House Committee on State Affairs on the Condition of the Texas State Banking System.

Previous Testimony

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