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  ( Title 6.7 added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 94, Sec. 1. )


  ( Heading of Division 1 amended (as added by Stats. 1994, Ch. 94) by Stats. 1994, Ch. 749, Sec. 1. )

CHAPTER 6. Small Business Financial Assistance Act of 2013 [63088 - 63089.98]

  ( Chapter 6 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 537, Sec. 4. )

ARTICLE 6. Corporations, Miscellaneous [63089.65 - 63089.67]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 537, Sec. 4. )


(a) A corporation shall establish one or more loan committees, each of which shall be composed of five or more persons, a majority of whom shall be experienced in banking and lending operations.

(b) A loan committee shall review applications to the corporation for a loan or guarantee and shall do each of the following:

(1) Determine the feasibility of the proposed transaction. The loan committee shall recommend approval of the application only upon a determination that there is a reasonable chance that the loan will be repaid.

(2) On the basis of that determination, recommend to the board of directors any action that the loan committee deems appropriate under the circumstances, or, in the event that approval authority has been delegated to the loan committee by the board of directors, approve or disapprove the loan application.

(c) A loan committee shall expeditiously act to accept or reject loan applications.

(d) A person who has a financial interest related to a matter over which the loan committee has authority may not make, participate in making, or in any way attempt to influence that matter.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 537, Sec. 4. (AB 1247) Effective October 4, 2013.)


Unless delegated to its loan committee, the corporation’s board of directors, upon a recommendation from its loan committee, shall do all of the following:

(a) Emphasize consideration to applications that will increase employment of disadvantaged, disabled, or unemployed persons, or increase employment of youth residing in areas of high youth unemployment and high youth delinquency.

(b) Give consideration to applications from traditional and safety-net providers of Medi-Cal services that will promote access to quality medical care for individuals enrolled in Medi-Cal managed health care networks that are contracting with or owned or operated by a county board of supervisors, a county health commission, or a county health authority organized pursuant to Section 14018.7, 14087.31, 14087.35, 14087.36, 14087.38, or 14087.9605 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 537, Sec. 4. (AB 1247) Effective October 4, 2013.)


A corporation may charge the borrower or financial institution a loan fee or credit enhancement fee on all loans made or guaranteed by the corporation to defray the operating expenses of the corporation. The amount of the fee shall be determined by the directives and requirements.

(Added by Stats. 2013, Ch. 537, Sec. 4. (AB 1247) Effective October 4, 2013.)

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