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Press Releases

  • August 21, 2019: Texas Banking Commissioner Issues Consent Order Relating to Oliver W. Lomax and Lomax Funeral Home
  • August 19, 2019: Banking Commissioner Names Jacqueline Willardson Houston Regional Director
  • August 8, 2019: Assessment Reduction

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • August 14, 2019: Stakeholders Meeting: Review of Mortgage Payoff Statement Rules and Proposed Amendments to Payoff Statement Form
  • July 29, 2019: Hemp and Hemp-Related Products
  • May 16, 2018: BSA Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions Now in Effect

Previous Industry Notices



  • 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

Previous Testimony