Cumulative Subject Index
AG Opinions 1990-Present

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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Credit union pays costs of complying with grand jury subpoena duces tecum for records concerning membersJC-0181
Credit Unions, scope of authority of state-chartered credit unions under statute granting them parity with authority of federally-chartered credit unionsGA-0882
Demand deposits of local government are governed by chapter 2257 of the Public Funds Collateral Act rather than chapter 2256 of the Public Funds Investment ActGA-0834
Depository of municipality, municipality must determine in first instance whether it may secure deposit of public funds with Small Business Administration CertificatesLO94-017
Home equity loans, whether lenders may solicit, accept, and process applications for loans prior to effective date of constitutional amendment authorizingDM-0452
Joint account, section 440 of Probate Code does not allow one party to a joint account to unilaterally terminate the interest of the other partyDM-0010
Joint account, section 440 of Probate Code permits change in contractual terms of account only as to disposition of party's interest following deathDM-0010
Lender, federal law requiring annually to notify mortgagor of right to cancel private mortgage insurance is consistent with state lawJC-0045
Loan transactions for which Consumer Credit Commissioner is the appointed regulating official, "plain language" requirement of section 341.502 of Finance Code is applicable only toJC-0513
Loan transactions subject to the regulatory authority of banking commissioner, savings and loan commissioner, and credit union commissioner, "plain language" requirement of section 341.502 of Finance Code is not applicable toJC-0513
Transfer of tax lien, under section 32.06, Tax Code, tax assessor-collector, acting alone, may carry out the statutorily required duties related to Transfer of tax lien, neither the tax assessor-collector nor the governing body of the taxing unit is empowered to deny, if the conditions of section 32.06, Tax Code, are otherwise met Transferred tax lien, under section 32.06, Tax Code, court could conclude that closing costs and lien recordation fees are secured byGA-0965
USA Patriot Act of 2001 does not preempt Texas statute restricting access to magnetic stripe information on driver's licensesJC-0540
Banks
Assumed name certificate, filing of does not represent to public that one is conducting a banking businessLO93-086
Depository, section 131.903 of the Local Government Code, not chapter 171 of the same code, governs conflicts of interest in county's selection ofLO97-093
Financial records, statute limiting disclosure of applies to bank recordsJM-1171
University debit card program, whether subject to Sale of Checks Act or banking lawsDM-0329
Savings and Loan Associations
Alternative Mortgage Transaction Parity Act does not attempt to authorize state savings and loan associations to make home equity loans, which would preempt Texas homestead lawsJM-1269
Counties are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associationsDM-0099
Financial records, statute limiting disclosure of does not apply to records of savings and loan associationJM-1171
Independent school districts are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associationsDM-0099
Institutions of higher learning are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associationsDM-0099
Municipalities are not authorized to deposit funds in the demand accounts of savings and loan associationsDM-0099
Revised: June 08, 2012