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Active Alerts

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Proclamations

  • March 16, 2020: Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for the Coronavirus
  • August 28, 2017: Updated Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for Hurricane Harvey

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Press Releases

  • July 9, 2020: Texas Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Prohibiting Further Participation Relating to Linda Patricia Escamilla
  • June 30, 2020: NexBank, SSB, Dallas, Texas, Converts to a State-Chartered Bank
  • June 30, 2020: Texas Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to NJ Lotto, LLC dba The Lotter

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Industry Notices

  • July 3, 2020: Home Equity Lending Rule Review: Precomment Draft and Online Webinar Notice
  • June 23, 2020: Interagency Examiner Guidance For Assessing Safety and Soundness Considering the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Institutions
  • May 29, 2020: Department of Banking Resumes Examination Process in June

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Testimony

  • 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.
  • January 31, 2018: Commissioner provides testimony to House Investments and Financial Services

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