As used in this subchapter, the term–

Terms Used In 12 USC 1795a

  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Facility: means the National Credit Union Central Liquidity Facility. See 12 USC 1795a
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • member: means a Regular or an Agent member of the Facility. See 12 USC 1795a

(1) “liquidity needs” means the needs of credit unions for–

(A) short-term adjustment credit available to assist in meeting temporary requirements for funds or to cushion more persistent outflows of funds pending an orderly adjustment of credit union assets and liabilities;

(B) seasonal credit available for longer periods to assist in meeting seasonal needs for funds arising from a combination of expected patterns of movement in share and deposit accounts and loans; and

(C) protracted adjustment credit available in the event of unusual or emergency circumstances of a longer term nature resulting from national, regional or local difficulties.1


(2) “Central Liquidity Facility” or “Facility” means the National Credit Union Central Liquidity Facility;

(3) “paid-in and unimpaired capital and surplus” means the balance of the paid-in share accounts and deposits as of a given date, less any loss that may have been incurred for which there is no reserve or which has not been charged against undivided earnings, plus the credit balance (or less the debit balance) of the undivided earnings account as of a given date, after all losses have been provided for and net earnings or net losses have been added thereto or deducted therefrom. Reserves shall not be considered as part of surplus,2 and

(4) “member” means a Regular or an Agent member of the Facility.