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Press Releases

  • January 13, 2020: Banking Commission Names Sean Miller as Chief Information Officer
  • January 2, 2020: Lakeside National Bank, Rockwall, Texas, Converts to a State-Chartered Bank
  • December 26, 2019Commissioner Issues Issues Consent Order Relating to E. Mex. Financial Services, Inc.

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Industry Notices

  • October 3, 2019: Highlights from the 7th Annual Community Banking in the 21st Century Research and Policy Conference
  • September 3, 2019: Stakeholders Meeting: Alternate Dispute Resolution, Negotiated Rulemaking, and Finance Commission Appeals
  • August 14, 2019: Stakeholders Meeting: Review of Mortgage Payoff Statement Rules and Proposed Amendments to Payoff Statement Form

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