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Texas Finance Code - FIN § 33.001. Acquisition of Control

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(a) Except as otherwise expressly permitted by this subtitle, without the prior written approval of the banking commissioner a person may not directly or indirectly acquire a legal or beneficial interest in voting securities of a state bank or a corporation or other entity owning voting securities of a state bank if, after the acquisition, the person would control the bank.

(b) For purposes of this subchapter and except as otherwise provided by rules adopted under this subtitle, the principal shareholder of a state bank that directly or indirectly owns or has the power to vote a greater percentage of voting securities of the bank than any other shareholder is considered to control the bank.

(c) This subchapter does not prohibit a person from negotiating to acquire, but not acquiring, control of a state bank or a person that controls a state bank.

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