2016 Mississippi Code
Title 81 - Banks and Financial Institutions
Chapter 14 - Savings Bank Law
Article 8 - Operations
§ 81-14-387. Power to borrow money

MS Code § 81-14-387 (2016) What's This?

A savings bank may borrow up to twenty-five percent (25%) of its savings liability and net worth for lending purposes; a savings bank may borrow an additional twenty-five percent (25%) of its savings liability and net worth for the purpose of making loans guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration, a private mortgage guaranty insurance company licensed to do business in this state, or by the Veterans Administration; a savings bank may borrow up to fifty percent (50%) of its savings liability and net worth to pay withdrawals. Borrowing of additional amounts for purchase or construction of a home office or branch office is authorized, but only with approval of the commissioner. Subsequent reduction of savings liability and net worth shall not in any way affect outstanding obligations, but shall be reported to the commissioner and steps taken to comply within a reasonable time. The directors may pledge or authorize the officers to pledge any assets of the saving s bank to secure any loans herein permitted. For the purpose of this paragraph, use of savings accounts in the savings bank shall not be considered borrowing.

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