(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, a savings and loan association may cancel loans mentioned in sections 1151.29 to 1151.32 of the Revised Code, and release the securities for them on such terms as its board of directors provides.
(1) Subject to division (B)(2) of this section and any restrictions or requirements established by the superintendent of financial institutions, in connection with any loan or extension of credit, a savings and loan association may enter into a debt suspension agreement or debt cancellation contract with the borrower or borrowers.
(2) A savings and loan association shall not offer or finance, directly or indirectly, a debt suspension agreement or debt cancellation contract requiring a lump sum, single payment for the agreement or contract payable at the outset of the agreement or contract, if the debt subject to the agreement or contract is secured by one to four family, residential real property.
(3) For purposes of division (B) of this section, "debt cancellation contract" and "debt suspension agreement" have the same meanings as in 12 C.F.R part 37.
Effective Date: 10-01-1953; 04-06-2007 .