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Proclamations

  • 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

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Press Releases

  • July 28, 2021: Assessment Reduction
  • June 25, 2021: The Ozona National Bank, Ozona, Texas, Converts to a State-Chartered Bank
  • June 7, 2021: Banking Commissioner Issues Order to Cease and Desist Activity Against FincreBank of New Mexico, LLC and Carlos A. Gonzalez

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Industry Notices

  • July 19, 2021: Home Equity Lending: Electronic Disclosure and Out-of-State Financial Institutions Precomment and Webinar Notice
  • July 15, 2021: Financial Education Webinar: Building a Better Budget Presented Jointly by the Office of Consumer Credit Commissioner and Texas Department of Banking
  • June 10, 2021: Authority of Texas State-Chartered Banks to Provide Virtual Currency Custody Services to Customers

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Testimony

  • March 3, 2021: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee.
  • August 28, 2020: Commissioner provides information to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • February 14, 2019: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee

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