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Active Alerts

Previous Alerts



  • 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

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • August 25, 2022: Financial Education Webinar: Understanding Your Credit
  • August 22, 2022: Amendment to Rule Requiring Notification of a Computer Security Incident by a Texas State-Chartered Bank
  • April 20, 2022: Financial Education Webinar: Building Wealth: A Checklist to Get You Started Presented by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Previous Industry Notices



  • August 25, 2022: Commissioner Provides Testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • March 3, 2021: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee.
  • August 28, 2020: Commissioner provides information to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee

Previous Testimony

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