§ 7-1-770. Definitions.

CODE OF GEORGIA

Title 7. BANKING AND FINANCE

Chapter 1. FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Article 7. BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS AND SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATIONS

Current through 2019 Chapter 321

§ 7-1-770. Definitions

As used in this article:

(1) An association is "local" if the greater portion of its investment in real estate loans is limited to loans on the security of a first lien or security title on real estate. Any such association may purchase real estate loans or interests in real estate loans which are made and owned by any savings and loan association to the extent authorized by the regulations of the department, provided that such regulations shall not permit the purchase of loans or interests in loans of any type or in any amounts (per individual loan or in the aggregate) which are not permitted by law to be purchased by savings and loan associations with principal offices in this state.
(2) An association is "mutual" if all depositors in such association participate in the income of such association and if all borrowers are privileged to vote at least one vote at any meeting of members, it being unnecessary that any borrower should subscribe to or purchase any shares or be entitled to participate in any way in the income of such association.

Cite as OCGA § 7-1-770

History. Amended by 2016 Ga. Laws 450, §7-15, eff. 7/1/2016.