New York Banking Law
1. To be eligible to receive deposits, or to renew existing deposits under this program, a bank, trust company, savings bank or savings and loan association:
(a) must be chartered under the provisions of this chapter and (b) must have a current CRA rating of satisfactory or better. The superintendent shall, if requested by the state comptroller or the commissioner of taxation and finance, confirm whether a particular banking institution meets the criteria specified in this section.
2. A federal bank, trust company, savings bank or savings and loan association may also be eligible to receive deposits, or to renew existing deposits, under this program if:
(a) its principal office is located in this state;
(b) it has a current CRA rating of satisfactory or better; and
(c) it meets any additional criteria established by the comptroller and the commissioner of taxation and finance to determine eligibility for participation in the program. Such criteria may include an institution’s loan to deposit ratio, its record of small business lending, and the impact such deposits would have on an area’s economic activity.