BANKS AND BANKING
IDAHO CREDIT UNION ACT
26-2152. Interstate credit unions — Approval — Permit — Fees — Supervision. (1) Provided that the membership limits as defined in section 26-2110, Idaho Code, are maintained:
(a) A credit union chartered under this chapter may operate in another state unless prohibited by the law of the other state. Idaho is the home state for any credit union chartered under this chapter.
(b) A credit union chartered under the laws of another state may operate in Idaho with the approval of the director on the terms and conditions provided in subsection (2) of this section. Idaho is the host state for any credit union chartered under the laws of any other state. The state which charters the credit union is the home state of the credit union.
(2) The director may issue a permit to a credit union chartered in another state to operate in this state in a manner consistent with the Idaho credit union act, provided that the credit union applies for such permit on a form approved by the director and has approval from the regulator of credit unions in its home state to operate in Idaho. A credit union for which Idaho is a host state shall acknowledge that Idaho laws relating to consumer protection apply to transactions with residents in Idaho. The credit union for which Idaho is a host state shall maintain its books and records in Idaho or in such other place as the director may agree in writing. The director may, pursuant to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, suspend or revoke the permit of any credit union for which Idaho is the host state for any violation of the Idaho credit union act.
(3) The director shall assess fees as provided in section 26-2136, Idaho Code, to be paid by a credit union for which Idaho is the host state on the basis of the assets of the credit union which are derived from its operations in Idaho. The director, in his discretion, may adjust such fees according to the level of participation of the department in the supervision of the credit union.
(4) The director may enter into agreements with private share insurers and credit union regulators both with the federal government and in other states, to coordinate and facilitate regulation and supervision of interstate credit unions as permitted by section 26-2610, Idaho Code.
[26-2152, added 1997, ch. 111, sec. 4, p. 271.]