Comments: IL SB1534 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Credit Union Act. In provisions concerning service to the economically disadvantaged, provides that members of a targeted population may be admitted to membership in a credit union. Provides that notice of a meeting of credit union members may be posted on the credit union's website. Provides that unless expressly prohibited by the articles of incorporation or bylaws, the board of directors may provide by resolution that members may attend, participate in, act in, and vote at any annual meeting or special meeting through the use of a conference telephone or interactive technology, subject to specified conditions. Sets forth provisions concerning appointment of associate directors. In provisions concerning compensation of officials, provides that if the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation determines the payment of director or committee member compensation creates a safety and soundness issue for a credit union, the Department may take an enforcement action to reduce or suspend the compensation. Provides that the board of directors shall hold regular meetings at least once each month; however, upon approval of an amendment to the bylaws of the credit union, the board of directors may hold meetings less frequently than once each month but at least once each quarter. Provides that a credit union shall select an annual reporting period, complete an external audit report, agreed-upon procedures report, and internal audit report, and deliver copies to the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation no later than 120 days after the end of the annual reporting period. In provisions concerning loan programs and provisions concerning investment of funds, allows a credit union to make loans to or invest in credit union service organizations in a total amount not exceeding the greater of 6% (rather than 3%) of specified amounts. Provides that a surviving credit union may identify the merging credit union as a division, branch, unit, or other descriptive reference. Provides that the network credit union board of directors shall require each advisory board member to sign a confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement. Defines "target market". Makes other changes.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2021-06-02 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [SB1534 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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