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THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 28, 1962
(12 U.S.C. 92a)
AN ACT To place authority over the trust powers of national banks in the
Comptroller of the Currency.
(Pub. L. 87–722, 76 Stat. 668) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) the Comptroller of the Currency shall be authorized and empowered to grant by special permit to national banks applying therefor, when not in contravention of State or local law, the right to act as trustee, executor, administrator, registrar of stocks and bonds, guardian of estates, assignee, receiver, committee of estates of lunatics, or in any other fiduciary capacity in which State banks, trust companies, or other corporations which come into competition with national banks are permitted to act under the laws of the State in which the national bank is located.
(b) Whenever the laws of such State authorize or permit the exercise of any or all of the foregoing powers by State banks, trust companies, or other corporations which compete with national banks, the granting to and the exercise of such powers by national banks shall not be deemed to be in contravention of State or local law within the meaning of this Act.
THE ACT OF OCTOBER 28, 1974 AN ACT To increase deposit insurance from $20,000 to $40,000, to provide full in
surance for public unit deposits of $100,000 per account, to establish a National Commission on Electronic Fund Transfers, and for other purposes.
(Pub. L. 93–495, 88 Stat. 1506) TITLE I-AMENDMENTS TO AND EXTENSIONS OF PROVI
SIONS OF LAW RELATING TO FEDERAL REGULATION OF DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS
INDEPENDENCE OF FINANCIAL REGULATORY AGENCIES SEC. 111. [12 U.S.C. 250] No officer or agency of the United States shall have any authority to require the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, or the National Credit Union Administration to submit legislative recommendations, or testimony, or comments on legislation, to any officer or agency of the United States for approval, comments, or review, prior to the submission of such recommendations, testimony, or comments to the Congress if such recommendations, testimony, or comments to the Congress include a statement indicating that the views expressed therein are those of the agency submitting them and do not necessarily represent the views of the President.
1 Pub. L. 101-73 amended section 3 by substituting "Director of the Office of Thrift Supervision”for “Federal Home Loan Bank Board”. This amendment probably should have been made to section 111. See P.L. 101–73, sec. 744G), August 9, 1989, 103 Stat. 439.
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK ACT OF 1945
(Chapter 341, July 31, 1945, 59 Stat. 526) SEC. 18. (12 U.S.C. 6351-6) DEBT REDUCTION; ENTERPRISE FOR THE
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(c) LOANS ELIGIBLE FOR SALE, REDUCTION, OR CANCELLATION.
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(3) TREATMENT UNDER SECURITIES LAWS.—The filing of a registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933 shall not be required with respect to the sale or offer for sale by the Bank of a loan or any interest therein pursuant to this section. For purposes of the Securities Act of 1933, the Bank shall not be deemed to be an issuer or underwriter with respect to any subsequent sale or other disposition of such loan (or any interest therein) or any security received by an eligible purchaser pursuant to any debt-for-equity swap, debt-for-development swap, or debt-for-nature swap.
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT, AS AMENDED
(Chapter 24, June 15, 1929, 46 Stat. 11)
SEC. 15. (12 U.S.C. 1141j] (a) As used in this Act, the term "cooperative association" means any association in which farmers act together in processing, preparing for market, handling, and/or marketing the farm products of persons so engaged, and also means any association in which farmers act together in purchasing, testing, grading, processing, distributing, and/or furnishing farm supplies and/or farm business services: Provided, however, That such associations are operated for the mutual benefit of the members thereof as such producers or purchasers and conform to one or both of the following requirements:
First. That no member of the association is allowed more than one vote because of the amount of stock or membership capital he may own therein; and
Second. That the association does not pay dividends on stock or membership capital in excess of 8 per centum per annum.
And in any case to the following:
Third. That the association shall not deal in farm products, farm supplies, and farm business services with or for nonmembers in an amount greater in value than the total amount of such business transacted by it with or for members. All business transacted by any cooperative association for or on behalf of the United States or any agency or instrumentality thereof shall be disregarded in determining the volume of member and nonmember business transacted by such association.