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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 10. Finance And Financial Institutions
Agency 5. State Corporation Commission
Chapter 30. Savings Institution Holding Companies

10VAC5-30-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

"Company" means any corporation, partnership, trust, joint stock company, or similar organization.

"Control" means the ownership, control, or power to vote 25% percent or more of the voting shares of a state savings institution or other company, the ability to elect a majority of the directors of such an institution or company, or, as determined by the Commission on the basis of evidence, actual control of the management or policies of such an institution or company.

"Financial institution" means any bank, trust company, savings and loan association, industrial loan association, consumer finance company, or credit union. (§ 6.2-100 of the Code of Virginia.)

"Person" means a company, association, joint venture, pool, syndicate, sole proprietorship, unincorporated association, individual or any other entity not specifically listed.

"Savings institution" means a savings and loan association, building and loan association, building association, or savings bank, whether organized as a capital stock corporation or a nonstock corporation, which is authorized by law to accept deposits and to hold itself out to the public as engaged in the savings institution business.

"Savings institution holding company" means any person that directly or indirectly, or acting in concert with one or more other companies or persons (including one or more subsidiaries or affiliates) controls one or more stock savings institutions, or that controls in any manner the election of a majority of the directors of such an institution.

"State savings institution" means a savings institution granted a certificate of authority pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth. (The term is identical to "state association " as defined in § 6.2-1100 of the Code of Virginia.)

"State savings institution holding company" means a savings institution holding company that controls one or more state savings institutions, but that is not a "regional savings institution holding company" as defined in § 6.2-1148 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§6.2-1192 and 12.1-13 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR225-01-0301, eff. June 3, 1986; amended, July 1, 1990; Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 1, eff. September 1, 2011.

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