Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 26
BANKS AND BANKING
CHAPTER 31
IDAHO RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE PRACTICES ACT
PART 2.
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO MORTGAGE BROKERS AND MORTGAGE LENDERS
26-31-201.  definitions. As used in this part and in rules promulgated pursuant to this chapter and pertinent to this part:
(1) "Agent" means a person who acts with the consent and on behalf of a licensee and is subject to the licensee’s direct or indirect control, and may include an independent contractor.
(2)  "Loan modification" means an adjustment or compromise of an existing residential mortgage loan. The term "loan modification" does not include a refinancing transaction.
(3)  "Loan modification activities" means for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, engaging in or offering to engage in effecting loan modifications in this state. The definition of "debt counselor" or "credit counselor" in section 26-2222(9), Idaho Code, shall not apply to loan modification activities.
(4)  "Mortgage broker" means any nonexempt organization that performs the activities described in subsection (5) of this section, with respect to a residential mortgage loan.
(5)  "Mortgage brokering activities" means for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, either directly or indirectly, accepting or offering to accept an application for a residential mortgage loan, assisting or offering to assist in the preparation of an application for a residential mortgage loan on behalf of a borrower, negotiating or offering to negotiate the terms or conditions of a residential mortgage loan with any person making residential mortgage loans or engaging in loan modification activities on behalf of a borrower.
(6)  "Mortgage lender" means any nonexempt organization that makes residential mortgage loans to borrowers and performs the activities described in subsection (7) of this section.
(7)  "Mortgage lending activities" means for compensation or gain, or in the expectation of compensation or gain, either directly or indirectly, accepting or offering to accept applications for residential mortgage loans, or assisting or offering to assist in the preparation of an application for a residential mortgage loan.
(8)  "Organization" means a person that is not a natural person.
(9)  "Qualified person in charge" means the person designated, pursuant to section 26-31-206, Idaho Code, as being in charge of, and primarily responsible for, the operation of a licensed location of a mortgage broker or mortgage lender licensed under this part.

History:
[26-31-201, added 2009, ch. 97, sec. 2, p. 288; am. 2013, ch. 64, sec. 3, p. 144.]


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