(a) A financial institution, including a credit union, may subscribe to the capital
stock and become a member of a Federal Reserve bank within the Federal Reserve district
where the financial institution or credit union is situated under the provisions of
the United States Federal Reserve Act, 12 U.S.C. § 221 et seq. The member financial institution or credit union shall be subject to the provisions
of the Federal Reserve Act relative to member banks, and to the regulations of the
Federal Reserve Board.
(b) Every member financial institution or credit union may have and exercise any and
all of the powers and privileges which may be exercised by member banks under the
provisions of the Federal Reserve Act.
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