Comments: IL HB1792 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Credit Union Act. Provides that the par value of shares of a credit union must be at least $1 (rather than $5). Provides that the board of credit union advisors shall meet at least once each calendar year (rather than once each 6 months). Provides that credit union members may vote on questions and in elections by secure electronic record if approved by the board of directors. Changes the definition of "compliance review committee". Changes the limit on the amount of loans a credit union may make to individual members and how those limitations are set. Provides that a credit union or network credit union may create and use descriptive and brand references to promote and market its identity, services, and products to its members. Provides that corporate bonds identified as investment grade by at least one nationally recognized statistical rating organization may be invested by the credit union with funds not used in loans provided that certain criteria are satisfied. Provides that credit unions may invest funds not used in loans to aid in the credit union's management of its assets, liabilities, and liquidity in the purchase of an investment interest in a pool of loans, in whole or in part and without regard to the membership of the borrowers, from other depository institutions and financial type institutions, including mortgage banks, finance companies, insurance companies, and other loan sellers. Provides that each divisional credit union may (rather than shall) have an advisory board of directors and the advisory board of directors may (rather than the board of directors shall) appoint a divisional credit union chief management official. Provides that a divisional credit union may determine to identify its advisory board as a committee and its divisional chief management official with a title it deems reasonable and appropriate. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-2)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-25 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0361 [HB1792 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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