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214.17

214.17 Limitations. A regional institution or regional holding company may not take any action under s. 214.165 until all of the following conditions have been met:

214.17(1)

(1) The division finds that the statutes of the state in which the regional institution or regional holding company has its principal place of business permit all of the following:

214.17(1)(a)

(a) Wisconsin savings banks to acquire one or more regional institutions in the state.

214.17(1)(b)

(b) In-state savings bank holding companies both to acquire one or more regional institutions and to acquire and merge with one or more regional holding companies in the state.

214.17(2)

(2) The division has not disapproved the acquisition of the savings bank or the acquisition or merger with the in-state savings bank holding company under s. 214.18.

214.17(3)

(3) The division publishes under ch. 985 a class 3 notice, in the official state newspaper, of the application to take an action under s. 214.165 and of the opportunity for a hearing and, if at least 25 residents of this state petition for a hearing within 30 days of the final notice or if the division on the division's own motion calls for a hearing within 30 days of the final notice, the division holds a public hearing on the application, except that a hearing is not required if the division finds that an emergency exists and that the proposed action under s. 214.165 is necessary and appropriate to prevent the probable failure of an in-state savings bank that is closed or in danger of closing.

214.17(4)

(4) The division is provided a copy of any application seeking approval by a federal agency of the acquisition of an in-state savings bank or acquisition of or merger with an in-state savings bank holding company and of any supplemental material or amendments filed with the application.

214.17(5)

(5) The applicant has paid the division a fee of $1,000 together with the actual costs incurred by the division in holding any hearing on the application.

214.17(6)

(6) If an acquired savings bank is organized on or after May 7, 1992, the savings bank has been in existence for at least 5 years before the date of its acquisition.

214.17 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 221; 1995 a. 27.