Code Section Group

Financial Code - FIN

DIVISION 1.1. BANKING [1000 - 1910]

  ( Division 1.1 added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 11. Agency Activities [1380 - 1397]

  ( Chapter 11 added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 2. California State Bank as Principal [1384 - 1390]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. )

1384.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 1070), a California state bank may, with the prior approval of the commissioner and subject to any regulations that the commissioner may prescribe, have an insured depository institution engage in authorized agency activities as its agent.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1385.
  

An application by a California state bank for approval to have an insured depository institution engage in authorized agency activities as its agent shall be in the form, shall contain the information, shall be signed in the manner, and shall, if the commissioner so requires by regulation or order, be verified in the manner that the commissioner may, by regulation or order, require.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1386.
  

An application by a California state bank for approval to have an insured depository institution engage in authorized agency activities as its agent shall be accompanied by a filing fee of two hundred fifty dollars ($250).

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1387.
  

In determining whether to approve or deny an application by a California state bank for approval to have an insured depository institution engage in authorized agency activities as its agent, the commissioner shall consider both of the following:

(a) Whether the proposed agency arrangement is consistent with the safe and sound operation of the California state bank.

(b) Any other factors that the commissioner deems relevant.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1388.
  

No California state bank may have an insured depository institution conduct as its agent any activity that the California state bank is prohibited from conducting itself.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1389.
  

No office of an insured depository institution that is performing authorized agency activities as agent for a California state bank in accordance with this article shall, on that account, be deemed to be an office of the California state bank.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

1390.
  

If the commissioner finds that any activity performed by an insured depository institution as agent for a California state bank is not an authorized agency activity or that the agency arrangement is inconsistent with safe and sound banking practices, the commissioner may order the California state bank to terminate the agency arrangement.

(Added by Stats. 2011, Ch. 243, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2012.)

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