1161.80 Examination associated with acquisition.

(A) When the superintendent of savings banks considers it necessary or appropriate, he may examine any savings bank or savings bank holding company that has acquired or has an application pending to acquire a savings bank or Ohio savings bank holding company pursuant to the authority granted by division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code. The cost of an examination shall be assessed against and paid by the savings bank or savings bank holding company examined. The assessment for an examination shall be the same as for a special examination under Chapter 1163. of the Revised Code plus documented extraordinary expenses. The superintendent may request the savings bank or savings bank holding company to be examined pursuant to this division to advance the estimated cost of the examination.

(B) The superintendent may enter into cooperative agreements with other state and federal savings bank regulatory authorities to facilitate the examination of any savings bank or savings bank holding company that has acquired or has an application pending to acquire a savings bank or Ohio savings bank holding company pursuant to the authority granted by division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code. The superintendent may accept reports of examinations and other records from the other authorities in lieu of conducting his own examination of the savings banks or savings bank holding companies. The superintendent may take any action jointly with other regulatory agencies having concurrent jurisdiction over the savings banks or savings bank holding companies or may take action independently in order to carry out his responsibilities under division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code.

(C) When the superintendent considers it necessary, he may require any savings bank or savings bank holding company that has acquired a savings bank or Ohio savings bank holding company pursuant to the authority granted by division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code to submit such reports to the superintendent as he determines to be necessary or appropriate for the purpose of carrying out his responsibilities.

(D) Any savings bank or savings bank holding company that has acquired a savings bank or Ohio savings bank holding company pursuant to the authority granted by division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code is subject to the proceedings brought by the superintendent pursuant to Chapter 1165. of the Revised Code.

(E)

(1) The approval of the superintendent is required for the declaration of dividends on permanent stock if the total of all such dividends declared by any savings bank or Ohio savings bank holding company acquired pursuant to the authority granted by division (C) of section 1161.79 of the Revised Code in any fiscal year exceeds the total of its net profits of that year combined with its retained net profits of the preceding two years, less any required transfers to surplus or a fund for the retirement of any preferred stock.

(2) For purposes of division (E)(1) of this section:

(a) "Net profits" means the remainder of all earnings from current operations plus actual recoveries on loans and investments and other assets, after deducting from the total thereof all current operating expenses, actual losses, accrued dividends on preferred stock, if any, and all federal and state taxes.

(b) "Retained net profits of the preceding two years" means the increase in retained earnings during the immediately preceding two fiscal years after deducting all charges against retained earnings during those two years.

Cite as R.C. § 1161.80

History. Effective Date: 10-23-1991