N.Y. Banking Law Section 379
Power to invest in securities


A savings and loan association may invest its funds in the following securities:

(1)

Shares of the Savings and Loan Bank of the State of New York, in an amount not exceeding five per centum of the assets of such association at the time of such investment, except that such amount may exceed five per centum with the written approval of the superintendent.

(2)

Capital stock of a federal home loan bank, in an amount not exceeding five per centum of the assets of such association at the time of such investment, except that such amount may exceed five per centum with the written approval of the superintendent.

(3)

Obligations of the Savings and Loan Bank of the State of New York.

(4)

Bonds, debentures, consolidated debentures, or other obligations of a federal home loan bank or banks.

(5)

Securities, certificates of deposit and other accounts and corporate obligations in which investments are authorized to be made by savings banks subject to those limitations applicable to such investments in the case of savings banks, including, without limiting the foregoing, investments made under the provisions of subdivision thirty of § 235 (Investment of funds)section two hundred thirty-five of this chapter.

(6)

Such additional investments as are authorized to be made by savings banks by subdivision thirty-one of § 235 (Investment of funds)section two hundred thirty-five of this chapter, subject to those limitations applicable to such investments in the case of savings banks.

(7)

Such bonds or other evidences of indebtedness issued or guaranteed by the State of Israel as are approved by the comptroller of the currency for investment by national banks; provided, however, that the principal and interest payable thereon shall be payable in United States dollars; and provided that such investments may not exceed in the aggregate five percent of the association’s capital deposits, undivided profits, surplus and reserves.

Source: Section 379 — Power to invest in securities, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/BNK/379 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

375
Incorporation
376
Proposed by-laws
377
When corporate existence begins
378
Power to issue shares
378‑A
Time deposits
378‑B
Club accounts
378‑C
Excelsior linked deposit program
378‑D
Preservation of books and records
378‑E
Water pollution control linked deposit program
379
Power to invest in securities
379‑B
Service corporation owned by associations
380
Power to make loans
380‑A
Power to purchase mortgage, loan or investment
380‑B
Power to purchase mortgages from mortgage holders
380‑C
Power to participate in certain loans and mortgage investments
380‑E
Effect of usury
380‑F
Power to make advances of federal funds
380‑G
Power to engage in line of credit financing of residential real estate
380‑H
Trust powers
380‑I
Personal loan departments
380‑J
Authorization to acquire and lease personal property
380‑K
Investment in promissory notes
380‑L
Excelsior linked deposit program
380‑M
Water pollution control linked deposit program
381
Power to take and hold real estate
382
Power to borrow
382‑A
Power to act as trustee under self-employed retirement trust and of individual retirement account
382‑B
Power to issue certain obligations
383
Other powers
383‑A
Rental of safe deposit boxes
384
Entries in books
385
Surplus account
386
Profits
387
Credits to surplus account and undivided profits
388
Fines and penalties for failure to make payments on instalment shares
389
Matured shares
390
Withdrawal of unpledged shares
392
Retirement of shares
393
Repayment of mortgage loans
394
Joint shares
395
Alternative provisions relative to payment of interest to shareholders
396
Change of location
396‑A
Electronic facilities
396‑B
Acceptance of United States currency
397
Number, qualifications and disqualifications of directors
397‑A
Report to directors
398
Filling of vacancies in board of directors
398‑A
Forfeiture of office of director
398‑B
Duties of directors and officers
398‑C
Executive committee and other committees
399
Restrictions on directors and officers
399‑A
Restrictions on holding of certain offices by executive officers of federal savings banks and federal savings associations
400
Pensions
401
Official communications to be submitted to directors and noted in minutes
402
Amendment of articles of association and by-laws
403
Examination by directors
404
Reports to the superintendent
404‑A
Photographic reproduction of records
405
Annual report to shareholders
406
Charters conformed to this article
407
Exemptions
409
Conversion of a state savings and loan association into a federal savings and loan association
410
Conversion of a federal savings and loan association into a state savings and loan association
411
Conversion of a savings and loan association or federal savings and loan association into a savings bank
412
Conversion of federal savings institutions to state charter
413
Reciprocal interstate acquisitions

Accessed:
Jun. 22, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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