Savings societies organized and doing business under volume 64, Ohio Laws, page 184, and volume 65, Ohio Laws, page 27, may, in addition to the investments authorized in such acts, invest their funds in the bonds of any county or municipal corporation in this state, and may charge interest on loans of not more than eight per cent per annum payable semiannually.
Societies for savings incorporated by the general assembly and doing business under their respective acts of incorporation may invest in land, and in the erection of buildings thereon, for the purpose of their own business, such sums, not more than five per cent of the amount of deposits held by them, as their trustees deem necessary, and may also rent any part of such buildings not needed for their own use.
Before a dividend, or interest on deposits, is paid by such a savings society or society for savings, the society shall have a surplus fund equal to not less than five per cent of the whole amount of deposits made with it. It shall gradually increase such fund to an amount equal to ten per cent of such amount of deposits.
Effective Date: 01-01-1997 .