New York Consolidated Laws, Banking Law - BNK § 42. Official acts of superintendent and details of department business to be made public

The superintendent shall publish and make available to the general public at the offices of the department and also post on the department's internet website a bulletin at noon on Friday of each week stating the following items of general information with regard to the work of the department since the preceding statement:

1. The name and the location of the principal office of every proposed corporation, private banker, licensed lender and licensed casher of checks, the organization certificate, private banker's certificate or application for license of which has been filed for examination, and the date of such filing.

2. The name and location of every licensed lender and licensed casher of checks, and the name, location, amount of capital stock or permanent capital and amount of surplus of every corporation and private banker and the minimum assets required of every branch of a foreign banking corporation authorized to commence business, and the date of authorization or licensing.

3. The name of every proposed corporation, private banker, branch of a foreign banking corporation, licensed lender and licensed casher of checks to which a certificate of authorization or a license has been refused and the date of notice of refusal.

4. The name and location of every private banker, licensed lender, licensed casher of checks, sales finance company and foreign corporation the authorization certificate or license of which has been revoked, and the date of such revocation.

5. The name of every banking organization, licensed lender, licensed casher of checks and foreign corporation which has applied for leave to change its place or one of its places of business and the places from and to which the change is proposed to be made;  the name of every banking organization which has applied to change the designation of its principal office to a branch office and to change the designation of one of its branch offices to its principal office, and the location of the principal office which is proposed to be redesignated as a branch office and of the branch office which is proposed to be redesignated as the principal office.

6. The name of every banking organization, licensed lender, licensed casher of checks and foreign corporation authorized to change its place or one of its places of business and the date when and the places from and to which the change is authorized to be made;  the name of every banking organization authorized to change the designation of its principal office to a branch office and to change the designation of a branch office to its principal office, the location of the redesignated principal office and of the redesignated branch office, and the date of such change.

7. The name of every banking organization and of every foreign banking corporation which has applied for permission to open a branch office or a public accommodation office, the date of such application and the location of the proposed branch or public accommodation office.

8. The name of every banking organization and of every foreign banking corporation authorized to open a branch office or a public accommodation office, the date of approval and the location of such office.

9. The name and location of every banking organization authorized to increase or reduce its capital stock or permanent capital, the date of such authorization and the amount of the increase or reduction.

10. The names and locations of all banking organizations which have merged pursuant to the provisions of this chapter and the dates upon which such mergers became effective.

11. The name and city or town of residence of every person, whose compensation is to be paid upon the audit and warrant of the comptroller, who has been appointed deputy and of every person who has been appointed to a position in the exempt class of the classified service as such terms are defined in the civil service law, in the department, and the title of the position to which he or she has been appointed and the date of appointment.  Such other information as the superintendent deems appropriate.

12. The date on which a call pursuant to section thirty-seven of this chapter for a periodical report of condition by banks, trust companies and private bankers was issued and the day designated as the day as of which such reports should be made.

13. The name and location of every banking organization and branch of a foreign banking corporation of which the superintendent has taken possession for the purpose of liquidation, the date of taking possession, and the name and residence of any special deputy superintendent appointed to assist in the liquidation thereof.

14. The name and location of every banking organization of which the superintendent has surrendered possession pursuant to the provisions of section six hundred seven of this chapter.

15. The name and location of every corporate banking organization the creditors and depositors of which have been paid in full by the superintendent and a meeting of stockholders of which has been called, and the date of notice of meeting and date of meeting.

16. The name and location of every corporate banking organization the affairs and business of which have been finally liquidated and which has been dissolved.

17. The name and location of every private banker the liquidation of the affairs of which has been completed by the superintendent.

18. The name and location of every corporate banking organization which has applied for approval of a change of name, and the name proposed.

19. [Expires and deemed repealed Sept. 10, 2019, pursuant to L.2007, c. 322, § 6 .] a. The name of every state chartered banking institution, as defined pursuant to section twelve-a of this article, which has applied to exercise a federally permitted power pursuant to subdivision three of section twelve-a of this article, a description of such power and the date of such filing.

b. The intention of the superintendent to issue an order pursuant to subdivision four of section twelve-a of this article, which shall include a description of the proposed federally permitted power and a reference to the state-chartered banking institutions which shall be permitted to exercise such power.

Every such statement after having been so posted for one week shall be placed on file and kept in the office of the department.  All such statements shall be public documents and at all reasonable times shall be open to public inspection.


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