As used in this act:

(a) “Savings bank” means a savings bank that is organized under the savings bank act, 1996 PA 354, MCL 487.3101 to 487.3804, or the laws of another state, the District of Columbia, a territory or protectorate of the United States, or of the United States, whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 487.11203

  • Association: means a federal savings association organized under section 5 of the home owners' loan act, 12 USC 1464, or a savings and loan association, building and loan association, or homestead association that is organized under the laws of a state, the District of Columbia, or a territory or protectorate of the United States, and whose deposits are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. See Michigan Laws 487.11201
  • Bank: means a state banking corporation that is organized or reorganized under this act or organized under any law of this state enacted before March 1, 2000, including a state banking corporation that voluntarily limits its activities. See Michigan Laws 487.11201
  • Branch: means , except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, a branch bank, branch office, branch agency, additional office, or a branch place of business at which deposits are received, checks paid, or money lent. See Michigan Laws 487.11201
  • capital stock: means the stated par value of issued and outstanding unimpaired common stock and the stated par value of issued and outstanding unimpaired preferred stock. See Michigan Laws 487.11201
  • director: means the director of the department. See Michigan Laws 487.11201
  • Foreign bank: means an entity that is organized and recognized as a bank under the laws of a foreign country that lawfully engages in the business of banking and is not directly or indirectly owned or controlled by United States citizens or by a corporation organized under the laws of the United States. See Michigan Laws 487.11202
  • Foreign bank agency: means an office or place of business of a foreign bank, established under this act, the international banking act of 1978, or the laws of another state, that does not exercise trust powers and at which deposits of citizens or residents of the United States are not accepted. See Michigan Laws 487.11202
  • Foreign bank branch: means a place of business of a foreign bank, located in any state, the District of Columbia, or a territory, or protectorate of the United States, that is not a foreign bank agency, bank, or out-of-state bank, at which deposits are received and that is established and operating as a branch of a foreign bank under this act, the international banking act of 1978, or the laws of another state. See Michigan Laws 487.11202
  • Institution: means a bank, state agency, or state foreign bank branch operating or organized or reorganized under this act or operating or organized under any law of this state enacted before August 20, 1969. See Michigan Laws 487.11202
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501
  • United States: shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 324.51501

(b) “Service entity” means a corporation, mutual company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or limited partnership in which a bank has invested under section 4310(1). With the written approval of the director, a service entity may be a general partnership.

(c) “Service provider” means a person that provides any of the following to an institution:

(i) Data processing services.

(ii) Activities that support financial services, including, but not limited to, lending, funds transfer, fiduciary activities, trading activities, and deposit taking.

(iii) Internet-related services, including, but not limited to, web services and electronic bill payments, mobile applications, system and software development and maintenance, and security monitoring.

(iv) Activities related to the business of banking.

(d) “Shareholder” means the registered owner of any share or shares of capital stock of an institution.

(e) “State agency” means a foreign bank agency that is established and operating under this act.

(f) “State foreign bank branch” means a foreign bank branch that is established and operating under this act.

(g) “Stock association” means an association that has authority to issue shares of voting capital stock.

(h) “Subsidiary” means a corporation, mutual company, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, or limited partnership, the controlling interests of which are more than 50% owned by 1 or more depository institutions, and in which a bank has an ownership interest, membership interest, or other legally enforceable interest that is the indicia of ownership. With the approval of the director, and subject to the ownership requirements set forth in this subdivision, a subsidiary may be a general partnership.

(i) “Surplus” means the amount paid for issued and outstanding common and preferred stock of a bank in excess of the stated par value, plus any amount of transferred undivided profits and any additional amounts paid in or contributed to increase total capital.

(j) “Total capital” means an amount equal to any capital, plus any surplus, undivided profits, and instruments of indebtedness authorized under section 3801.

(k) “Trust office” means an office of a bank at which trust services are performed and at which deposits are not accepted, checks are not paid, and money is not lent.

(l) “Uniform commercial code” means the uniform commercial code, 1962 PA 174, MCL 440.1101 to 440.9994.

(m) “Venture capital” means equity financing that is provided for starting up or expanding a company, or related purposes such as financing for seed capital, research and development, introduction of a product or process into the marketplace, or similar needs requiring risk capital. A venture capital investment shall not include the purchase of a share of stock in a company if, on the date on which the share of stock is purchased, the company has securities outstanding that are registered on a national securities exchange under section 12(b) of title I of the securities exchange act of 1934, 15 USC 78l; that are registered or required to be registered under section 12(g) of title I of the securities exchange act of 1934, 15 USC 78l, or which would be required to be registered except for the exemptions in section 12(g)(2) of title I of the securities exchange act of 1934, 15 USC 78l.

(n) “Violation”, as used in sections 2304, 2305, and 2306, includes without limitation any action, alone or with others, for or toward causing, bringing about, participating in, counseling, or aiding or abetting a violation.