As used in this act:

Terms Used In Idaho Code 41-2870

  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • 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: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
(1)  "Securities" mean instruments as defined in section 28-8-102(1)(a), Idaho Code.
(2)  "Clearing corporation" means a corporation as defined in section 28-8-102(3), Idaho Code.
(3)  "Direct participant" means a national bank, state bank or trust company which maintains an account in its name in a clearing corporation and through which an insurance company participates in a clearing corporation.
(4)  "Federal reserve book-entry system" means the computerized systems sponsored by the United States department of the treasury and certain agencies and instrumentalities of the United States for holding and transferring securities of the United States government and such agencies and instrumentalities, respectively, in federal reserve banks through banks which are members of the federal reserve system.
(5)  "Member bank" means a national bank, state bank or trust company which is a member of the federal reserve system and to which an insurance company participates in the federal reserve book entry system.