BANKS AND BANKING
TRUST INSTITUTIONS — STATE TRUST COMPANY ORGANIZATION — GENERAL PROVISIONS
26-3508. Trust funds. (1) All moneys received by a state trust company as a fiduciary on trust business within this state shall be deposited in a bank, in a specially designated account or accounts, shall not be commingled with any funds of the state trust company and shall remain on deposit until disbursed or invested in accordance with the powers and duties of the state trust company in its capacity as fiduciary.
(2) A bank which is chartered by the director to operate a trust department shall establish and maintain a trust department in which separate books and records for each trust or estate shall be maintained. All property held by the bank as a fiduciary shall be segregated from and unmingled with other property of the bank; provided, cash held by the bank as a fiduciary may be deposited to the credit of the bank as such fiduciary in time or demand deposit accounts with itself, or may be deposited in time or demand deposit accounts with any other bank in this state so long as said bank or banks are insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation. Property held by a bank as a fiduciary may be held in the name of nominees of the bank whether the bank is the sole fiduciary or acting with others, but the bank shall be responsible for the acts of any such nominee.
[26-3508, added 2000, ch. 288, sec. 11, p. 987.]