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Active Alerts

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Proclamations

  • February 17, 2021: Proclamation Authorizing Closures Due to Severe Winter Weather 
  • March 16, 2020: Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for the Coronavirus
  • August 28, 2017: Updated Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for Hurricane Harvey

Previous Proclamations

 

Press Releases

  • February 17, 2021: Department Issues Proclamation Authorizing Closures Due to Severe Winter Weather
  • February 1, 2021: Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to CSG Forte Payments, Inc.
  • January 25, 2021: Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to Global Escrow Solutions, LLC

Previous Press Releases

 

Industry Notices

  • December 16, 2020: Self-Assessment Tool for Mitigating the Risks of Ransomware for Nonbank Financial Service Businesses –  PFC/PCC
  • December 16, 2020: Self-Assessment Tool for Mitigating the Risks of Ransomware for Nonbank Financial Service Businesses – MSB
  • October 26, 2020: Financial Education Webinar: Applying for Credit Presented Jointly by the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and Texas Department of Banking

Previous Industry Notices

 

Testimony

  • August 28, 2020: Commissioner provides information to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • February 14, 2019: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • April 24, 2018: Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner provide testimony to House Investments and Financial Services.

Previous Testimony