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Code of Virginia
Title 6.2. Financial Institutions and Services
Chapter 11. Savings Institutions
8/18/2022

§ 6.2-1148. Definitions.

As used in this article, unless the context requires a different meaning:

"Acquire" means:

1. The merger or consolidation of one stock savings institution with another stock savings institution or of a savings institution holding company with another savings institution holding company;

2. The acquisition by a savings institution holding company or savings institution of direct or indirect ownership or control of voting shares of another savings institution holding company or a savings institution, if, after such acquisition, the savings institution holding company or savings institution making the acquisition will directly or indirectly own or control more than 25 percent of any class of voting shares of the other savings institution holding company or savings institution;

3. The direct or indirect acquisition by a savings institution holding company or by a savings institution of all or substantially all of the assets of another savings institution holding company or of another savings institution; or

4. Any other action that would result in direct or indirect control by a savings institution holding company or by a savings institution of another savings institution holding company or another savings institution.

"Out-of-state savings institution" means a savings institution that:

1. Is organized under the laws of the United States or of one of the states other than Virginia; and

2. Has its principal place of business in a state other than Virginia.

"Out-of-state savings institution holding company" means a savings institution holding company that has its principal place of business in a state other than Virginia.

"Principal place of business of a savings institution" shall be the state in which the largest portion of the deposits of the savings institution is located at the end of the last calendar year.

"Principal place of business of a savings institution holding company" shall be the state in which the largest portion of the deposits of the holding company's subsidiaries is located as of the end of the last calendar year.

"Subsidiary" with respect to a savings institution holding company means:

1. Any company 25 percent or more of the voting shares of which, excluding shares owned by the United States or by any company wholly owned by the United States, is directly or indirectly owned or controlled by such savings institution holding company, or is held by it with power to vote;

2. Any company the election of a majority of the directors of which is controlled in any manner by such savings institution holding company; or

3. Any company with respect to the management or policies of which such savings institution holding company has the power, directly or indirectly, to exercise a controlling influence, as determined by the Commission, after notice and opportunity for hearing.

"Virginia savings institution" means a savings institution, including a state savings bank, that:

1. Is organized under the laws of the Commonwealth or of the United States; and

2. Has deposit-taking offices located only in the Commonwealth.

"Virginia savings institution holding company" means a savings institution holding company, including the holding company of a state savings bank, that:

1. Has its principal place of business in the Commonwealth;

2. The financial institution subsidiaries of which are located outside the Commonwealth hold not greater than 20 percent of the total deposits held by all of its financial institution subsidiaries; and

3. Is not controlled by a savings institution holding company other than a Virginia savings institution holding company.

1985, c. 425, § 6.1-194.96; 1988, c. 535; 1994, cc. 315, 353; 2010, c. 794.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.