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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance


Subchapter 007 : Application Process

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 11701)
  • § 11701. Application of subchapter

    (a) An application required to be filed under chapters 202, 203, 206, 207, or 210 of this title for the approval of the Commissioner, including an application for a charter, merger, acquisition, conversion, or other similar request, shall be submitted to and considered by the Commissioner in accordance with the provisions of this subchapter.

    (b) An application required to be filed under chapter 204 or 205 of this title for the approval of the Commissioner shall be filed on a form prescribed by the Commissioner and considered in accordance with the standards in section 11703 of this title. If the Commissioner finds that the application promotes the general good, a certificate of general good may be issued in summary fashion. No further approval shall be required.

    (c) Nothing in this subchapter shall prevent the Commissioner from issuing a certificate of approval for any application that the Commissioner finds may be approved as filed without further process.

    (d) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsections (a), (b), and (c) of this section, a financial institution shall notify the Commissioner of its intention to amend its organizational documents and may proceed as provided in the notice unless the Commissioner objects in writing within 30 days; provided, however, no advance notice for a bylaw amendment is required. If the Commissioner objects, the financial institution shall file an application in accordance with this subchapter. (Added 1999, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.)