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Get current news, reports and headlines pertaining to regulated industries, consumers, and the Department of Banking.


Press Releases

  • August 28, 2017: Department Issues Updated Proclamation and Order Authorizing Temporary Branches Due to Hurricane Harvey
  • August 24, 2017: Department Issues Proclamation to Texas State-Chartered Banks for Hurricane Harvey
  • August 23, 2017: Texas Department of Banking Commissioner Issues Amended Order Relating to R.B.T. Trading, LLC d/b/a R.B.T. Duty Free

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • October 16, 2017: Financial Education Webinar for MSBs - Guidance on Texas Permissible Investment Reports and Legislative Changes
  • October 12, 2017:  Designation of Representative for Notice of an Abandoned Assets
  • October 2, 2017: Department Provides Support and Guidance for those Affected by Hurricane Harvey – Home Equity Loans and Home Repairs

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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