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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

  • November 30, 2023: On Demand Financial Education Webinar: Financially Surviving the Holidays
  • October 25, 2023: Ransomware Self-Assessment Tool Version 2.0 for Mitigating the Risks of Ransomware
  • August 22, 2023: Texas Legislature Passes Legislation Impacting Money Services Businesses

Previous Industry Notices



  • March 1, 2023: Commissioner provides testimony before the Pensions, Investments and Financial Services
  • November 17, 2022: Commissioner provides testimony before the Senate Business and Commerce Committee 
  • August 25, 2022: Commissioner Provides Testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee

Previous Testimony

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