(A) As used in this section, "holding company" means any company that is a bank holding company as defined in the "Bank Holding Company Act of 1956," 70 Stat. 133, 12 U.S.C.A. 1841, as amended.
(B) Whenever the superintendent of savings banks considers it necessary or appropriate, he may examine the affairs of any holding company or any affiliate or subsidiary of a savings bank, as these affairs relate to the savings bank. The cost of the examination shall be assessed against and paid by the holding company or the affiliate or subsidiary examined. The assessment for an examination shall be the same as for a special examination under section 1163.12 of the Revised Code, plus documented extraordinary expenses. The superintendent may request a holding company or the affiliate or subsidiary that is to be examined pursuant to this division to advance the estimated cost of the examination.
(C) The superintendent may enter into cooperative agreements with other state and federal savings and loan regulatory authorities to facilitate the examination of any holding company or affiliate or subsidiary of a savings bank that may be examined pursuant to division (B) of this section. The superintendent may accept reports of examinations and other records from other authorities in lieu of conducting his own examination of a holding company or affiliate or subsidiary.
Effective Date: 10-23-1991 .