BANKS AND BANKING
IDAHO CREDIT UNION ACT
26-2104. Definition and use of terms. As used in this chapter unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) "Credit union" means a cooperative nonprofit corporation chartered under the provisions of this chapter.
(b) "Capital" means the shares of a credit union.
(c) "Director" means the director of the department of finance of the state of Idaho.
(d) "Federal supervisory agency" means the National Credit Union Administration.
(e) "Credit union services" means services such as draft and deposit sorting and posting, computation and posting of interest and other credits and charges, preparation and mailing of drafts, statements, notices, and similar items, or any other clerical, bookkeeping, accounting, statistical, or similar functions performed for a credit union.
(f) "Credit union service corporation" means a corporation organized to perform credit union services for two (2) or more credit unions, each of which owns part of the capital stock of such corporations, and which are subject to examination by either the department of finance of the state of Idaho or a federal supervisory agency.
(g) "Interstate credit union" means a credit union chartered under the provisions of this chapter or under the authority of the laws of another state and operating both in Idaho and in one (1) or more other states.
(h) "Invest" means any advance of funds to a credit union service corporation, whether by the purchase of stock, the making of a loan, or otherwise, except a payment for rent earned, goods sold and delivered, or services rendered prior to the making of such payment.
(i) "Surplus funds" means those funds which are not needed to meet a credit union’s members’ loan needs and credit union expenses.
(j) "Unsafe or unsound practice" means any action or lack of action that is contrary to the generally accepted standards of prudent operation, the likely consequences of which, if continued, would be abnormal risk of loss or danger to a credit union, its members, or an organization insuring or guaranteeing its shares and deposits.
(k) "Electronic service facility" means an electronic device that is operated by a credit union and that can be used to conduct transactions or obtain services offered by the credit union.
[26-2104, added 1977, ch. 213, sec. 2, p. 583; am. 1997, ch. 111, sec. 1, p. 269; am. 2022, ch. 78, sec. 1, p. 217.]