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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 9 : Commerce and Trade

Chapter 004 : Interest

Subchapter 001 : Interest Generally

(Cite as: 9 V.S.A. § 43)
  • § 43. Deposit requirement prohibited; exception

    A lender shall not, as a condition to granting or extending a loan, require a borrower to keep or place any sum on deposit with the lender or nominee of the lender, except for deposit arrangements directly related to secured credit cards in a manner consistent with rules adopted by the Commissioner, rules that shall include disclosure requirements, and specific types of alternative mortgages approved by the Commissioner as provided in 8 V.S.A. § 1256. Any deposit arrangement permitted under this section shall not result in an effective interest rate that exceeds legal rates established in 9 V.S.A. § 41a. (Added 1967, No. 377 (Adj. Sess.), eff. March 26, 1968; amended 1977, No. 184 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1995, No. 9, § 3; 2023, No. 32, § 5, eff. July 1, 2023.)