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DIVISION 7. INDUSTRIAL LOAN COMPANIES [18000 - 18707]

  ( Division 7 repealed and added by Stats. 1976, Ch. 964. )

CHAPTER 10. Foreign (Other State) Industrial Loan Companies: Agency Activities [18660 - 18707]

  ( Chapter 10 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 479, Sec. 7. )

ARTICLE 5. California Industrial Loan Company as Agent [18700 - 18707]
  ( Article 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 479, Sec. 7. )

18700.
  

Notwithstanding the provisions of Sections 18147 and 18165, a California industrial loan company may, with the prior approval of the commissioner and subject to any rules that the commissioner may prescribe, engage in authorized agency activities as agent for an insured depository institution.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 67. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18701.
  

An application by a California industrial loan company for approval to engage in authorized agency activities as agent for an insured depository institution shall be in the form, shall contain the information, shall be signed in the manner, and shall, if the commissioner requires by rule or order, be verified in the manner that the commissioner may, by rule or order, require.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 68. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18702.
  

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

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 69. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18703.
  

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

(a) Whether the proposed agency arrangement is consistent with the safe and sound operation of the California industrial loan company.

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

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 70. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18704.
  

No California industrial loan company may conduct any activity as an agent for an insured depository institution that the California industrial loan company would be prohibited from conducting as a principal.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 71. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18705.
  

(a) No office of a California industrial loan company that conducts authorized agency activities as agent for an insured depository institution in accordance with this article shall, on that account, be deemed to be an office of the insured depository institution.

(b) For purposes of this division, no insured depository institution that has a California industrial loan company engaged in authorized agency activities as its agent shall on that account be deemed to be transacting business in this state.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 72. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18706.
  

If the commissioner finds that any activities performed by a California industrial loan company as agent for an insured depository institution are not authorized agency activities or that the agency arrangement is inconsistent with safe and sound practices, the commissioner may order the California industrial loan company to terminate the agency arrangement.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 73. Effective September 25, 1996.)

18707.
  

This article does not apply to a California industrial loan company’s engaging in authorized agency activities as agent for an insured depository institution in any case other than a case where, but for Section 18705, an office of the California industrial loan company would for regulatory purposes be considered to be an office of the insured depository institution.

(Amended by Stats. 1996, Ch. 887, Sec. 74. Effective September 25, 1996.)

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