1161.57 [Repealed Effective 1/1/2018] Other loan and investment authority.

(A) A savings bank may make additional loans and investments under divisions (B) and (C) of this section provided that the aggregate balance of the loans and investments does not exceed three per cent of its total assets, unless the sum of the permanent stock, general reserves, surplus, and undivided profits of the savings bank exceeds six per cent of its total assets. In that case, it may hold additional amounts of these assets, not to exceed in the aggregate one and one-half per cent of its total assets for each percentage point by which the sum of its permanent stock, general reserves, surplus and undivided profits exceeds six per cent of its total assets, but the aggregate of all assets held by any savings bank under the authority of this section shall not exceed ten per cent of its total assets.

(B) A savings bank may make any loan or investment authorized by any other section of this chapter, except in stock of a service corporation organized pursuant to division (D) of section 1161.58 of the Revised Code, notwithstanding that the loan or investment may exceed the asset limitation of that type of loan or investment.

(C) A savings bank may make any of the following loans:

(1) Secured or unsecured loans to its employees and their immediate families not in excess of five thousand dollars;

(2) Interim financing for the purpose of financing construction of modular housing units;

(3) Lines of credit to a builder for the purpose of financing improvements of real property.

(D) In addition to any loans that a savings bank may make under any other section of this chapter, a savings bank may invest:

(1) An amount not exceeding the greater of its surplus, undivided profits, and reserves or six per cent of its assets in loans the principal purpose of which is to provide financing with respect to what is or is expected to become primarily residential real estate where the savings bank relies substantially for repayment on all of the following criteria:

(a) The borrower's general credit standing and forecast of income, with or without other security;

(b) Other assurances of repayment, including but not limited to a third-party guaranty or similar obligation.

(2) An amount not exceeding five per cent of its assets in loans, advances of credit, and interests therein, secured by residential real estate or real estate used or to be used for commercial farming, which are not otherwise authorized under this chapter.

Cite as R.C. § 1161.57

Repealed by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §130.23, eff. 1/1/2018.

Effective Date: 10-23-1991 .