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2010 SESSION

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SB 295 Financial institutions and services; revising and recodifying laws.

Introduced by: Ryan T. McDougle | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Revision of Title 6.1.  Creates proposed Title 6.2 (Financial Institutions and Services) as a revision of existing Title 6.1 (Banking and Finance). Proposed Title 6.2 consists of 22 chapters divided into four subtitles: Subtitle I (General Provisions); Subtitle II (Depository Institutions and Trust Organizations); Subtitle III (Other Regulated Providers of Financial Services); and Subtitle IV (Other Financial Activities). Subtitle I includes title-wide definitions and chapters addressing money and currency, interest and usury, lending practices generally, including credit card laws currently in Title 11, and equal credit opportunity laws that are currently in Title 59.1. Subtitle II addresses deposits and accounts at financial institutions, as well as provisions applicable to specific types of depository institutions, including financial institution holding companies, banks, savings institutions, credit unions, and entities conducting trust business. Subtitle III sets out provisions relating to providers of financial services that are subject to licensure or registration with the State Corporation Commission, including industrial loan associations, consumer finance companies, mortgage lenders and brokers, mortgage loan originators, payday lenders, money order sellers and money transmitters, agencies providing debt management plans, and check cashers. Subtitle IV includes provisions regulating the conduct of other financial activities, including refund anticipation loans, safe deposit boxes, and securitization transactions. The Wet Settlement Act and provisions regarding real estate settlement agents are relocated to Title 55.


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