(a) The Commissioner of Business Oversight shall not issue more than two public bank licenses in a calendar year.

(b) The Commissioner of Business Oversight shall not issue a public bank license if issuing that public bank license would cause there to be more than 10 public banks authorized to transact business pursuant to Division 1.1 (commencing with Section 1000) of the Financial Code.

Terms Used In California Government Code 57607

  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.

(c) The Commissioner of Business Oversight shall conduct a study of public banking in California within two years after the date upon which the commissioner issues the 10th public bank license.

(d) The Commissioner of Business Oversight shall not issue a public bank license after the expiration of a period of seven years from the date upon which the commissioner first promulgates regulations for the purpose of carrying out the commissioner’s duties under this division.

(Added by Stats. 2019, Ch. 442, Sec. 16. (AB 857) Effective January 1, 2020.)