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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 24. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND HOUSING [33000 - 37964]

  ( Heading of Division 24 amended by Stats. 1975, Ch. 1137. )
  

PART 6. FINANCIAL DISCRIMINATION [35800 - 35833]

  ( Part 6 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1140. )
  

CHAPTER 3. Prohibitions and Enforcement [35810 - 35816]
  ( Chapter 3 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1140. )

  
35815.  

(a)  The secretary or the secretary’s designee shall monitor and investigate the lending patterns and practices of financial institutions for compliance with this part, including the lending patterns and practices for housing accommodations which are not occupied by the owner. If a finding is made that such patterns or practices violate the provisions of this part the secretary or the secretary’s designee shall take such action as will effectuate the purposes of this part. In addition to other remedies provided by this part or other provisions of law, the secretary may recommend to the Treasurer that state funds not be deposited in a financial institution where the secretary has made a finding that such financial institution has engaged in a lending pattern and practice which violates this part.

(b)  The secretary shall annually report to the Legislature on the activities of the appropriate regulatory agencies and departments in complying with this part. The report shall include a description of any actions taken by the secretary or the secretary’s designee to remedy patterns or practices the secretary determines are in violation of this part.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1492, Sec. 3.)