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186.071 Oath of office.


(1) Oath. Every director, officer, committee member and employee shall sign an oath of office. The oath shall require the director, officer, committee member and employee to do all of the following:


(a) Keep confidential the financial affairs of credit union members, unless state and federal laws, security requirements or sound lending practices permit disclosure.


(b) Keep confidential the records and accounts of the credit union and the deliberations of the board of directors unless state or federal law permits disclosure.


(c) Familiarize themselves with the credit union laws, bylaws, rules and policies.


(d) Avoid initiating or participating in any insider dealings using credit union funds or the credit union's power or authority.


(e) Avoid initiating or participating in any action that may be in that person's personal pecuniary interest.


(2) Removal for violation. If an individual refuses to sign the oath of office or knowingly and willfully violates the oath of office, the board shall remove that individual as a director, officer or committee member or shall direct that the individual be terminated as an employee.

186.071 – ANNOT.

History: 1995 a. 151; 1997 a. 152.