Pursuant to Texas Finance Code §37.003, if the banking commissioner determines that an emergency exists or is impending in all or part of this state, the banking commissioner by proclamation may authorize banks located in the affected area to close all or part of their offices or operations. Proclamations are provided in Adobe Acrobat. For information on any news items, select Media Questions from the ask a question form.
- February 17, 2021: Proclamation Authorizing Closures Due to Severe Winter Weather
- March 16, 2020: Department Issues Proclamation to Texas State-Chartered Banks for the Coronavirus
- August 28, 2017: Updated Proclamation Texas State-Chartered Banks for Hurricane Harvey
- August 23, 2017: Proclamation to Texas State-Chartered Banks for Hurricane Harvey