As used in this chapter, “eligible bank” means a state or national bank located in this state, selected by the Treasurer for the safekeeping of money belonging to or in the custody of the state, that has received an overall rating of not less than “satisfactory” in its most recent evaluation by the appropriate federal financial supervisory agency of the bank’s record of meeting the credit needs of the state’s communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, pursuant to Section 2906 of Title 12 of the United States Code. An eligible bank is eligible to receive deposits only to the extent that it furnishes the security required by this chapter.

(Amended by Stats. 2000, Ch. 1036, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2001.)

Terms Used In California Government Code 16500

  • National Bank: A bank that is subject to the supervision of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department. A national bank can be recognized because it must have "national" or "national association" in its name. Source: OCC
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 19427