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Texas Finance Code - FIN § 35.103. Notice and Hearing

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(a) An order issued under Section 35.101 or 35.102 must contain or be accompanied by a notice that, at the request of the bank, a hearing before the banking commissioner will be held at which the bank may cross-examine and present evidence to contest the order or show that the bank has satisfied all requirements for abatement of the order.  The department has the burden of proof for any continuation of the order or the issuance of a new order.

(b) To contest or modify the order or demonstrate that the bank has satisfied all requirements for abatement of the order, the bank must submit to the banking commissioner a written request for a hearing.  The request must state the grounds for the request to set aside or modify the order.  On receiving a request for hearing, the banking commissioner shall serve notice of the place and time of the hearing, which must be not later than the 10th day after the date the banking commissioner receives the request for a hearing unless the parties agree to a later hearing date.  The notice must be delivered by personal delivery or by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested.

(c) The banking commissioner may:

(1) delay a decision for a prompt examination of the bank;  and

(2) reopen the record as necessary to allow presentation of the results of the examination and appropriate opportunity for cross-examination and presentation of other relevant evidence.

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