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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

  • April 5, 2024: Texas Banking Commissioner Issues Order to Cease and Desist Activity Against Supreme Legend, Inc.
  • March 22, 2024: Department of Banking Orders Sigue Corporation to Cease Money Transmission Activities 
  • March 13, 2024: Third Coast Bank, SSB, Humble, Texas, Converts to a State Chartered Bank

Previous Press Releases


Industry Notices

  • March 22, 2024: Free Financial Education Webinar: Inform, Inspire, Ignite!
  • March 7, 2024: Texas Department of Banking Provides Guidance for April 8 Eclipse
  • February 13, 2024: On-Demand Financial Education Webinar: Ready, Set, Get Organized!

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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