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The Vermont Statutes Online

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Title 8 : Banking and Insurance

Chapter 221 : Organization and Management of Credit Union

Subchapter 001 : Organization and Commencing Business

(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 31107)
  • § 31107. Failure to commence business

    (a) The proposed credit union’s certificate of approval and its right to do business shall lapse if the credit union fails to commence business as a credit union within two years after receiving a certificate of approval under section 31102 of this title.

    (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 proposed credit union setting forth the reasons for the extension, filed before the expiration of the time period established by subsection (a) of this section. The Commissioner shall notify the Secretary of State of any such extension granted by the Commissioner.

    (c) Upon the expiration of the time periods set forth in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, the contributors of initial share deposits of such proposed credit union shall be entitled to the return of any amounts that they have paid to the credit union, and all expenses incurred in the organization of the proposed credit union shall be borne by the original organizers who were named in the application for permission to organize. (Added 2005, No. 16, § 1, eff. July 1, 2005.)