Financial Institutions

Credit Unions

SECTION 19-5-6

§ 19-5-6. Demand deposits.

(a) A credit union may offer demand deposits to its members provided the following conditions are met:

(1) That the credit union has shares and deposits of one million dollars ($1,000,000) or more;

(2) Every credit union shall maintain reserves as required by the provisions with respect to reserve funds and reserve balances contained in the Federal Reserve Act, 12 U.S.C. § 221 et seq., and in the rules, regulations, orders, and rulings from time to time in force of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; and

(3) That the credit union obtain the approval of the director, or the director's designee, prior to accepting demand deposits, that approval to be conditioned on compliance with the above requirements and on the soundness of the condition and operation of the credit union.

(b) If at any time the credit union ceases to comply with subdivisions (1) through (3) above, the director, or the director's designee, may, upon thirty (30) days' notice and after an opportunity to be heard, withdraw the authority of the credit union to accept demand deposits. Upon withdrawal the credit union shall accept no further sums to be credited to any demand deposit. After two (2) months from the date of withdrawal of authority, the credit union shall cease to maintain demand deposits.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 82, § 43; P.L. 2002, ch. 235, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 390, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 110, § 1; P.L. 2006, ch. 127, § 1.)