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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 8 : Banking and Insurance

Chapter 203 : Organization and Management of Mutual and Cooperative Financial Institutions

Subchapter 001 : Organization and Commencing Business

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 13107)
  • § 13107. Failure to commence business

    (a) As to any mutual or cooperative financial institution that fails to commence business as a financial institution within two years after receiving a certificate of general good under section 13102 of this title, its certificate of general good and its right to do business shall lapse.

    (b) Notwithstanding the time limitation in subsection (a) of this section, the Commissioner may extend the period in which business shall be commenced for a period not to exceed six months upon written application by the institution setting forth the reasons for the extension, filed before the expiration of the time period established by subsection (a) of this section. If an extension is granted by the Commissioner, the Commissioner shall notify the Secretary of State.

    (c) Upon the expiration of the time periods set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the contributors of initial capital deposits of such institution shall be entitled to the return of any amounts that they have paid to the institution and all expenses incurred in the organization shall be borne by the original organizers who were named in the application for permission to organize. (Added 1999, No. 153 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2001.)