There is hereby created a fund to be known as the “state transmitter of money insurance fund”. The purpose of the fund shall be to insure the New York instruments of uninsured transmitters of money which, by reason of insolvency, bankruptcy or other inability to pay, have defaulted in making payment on their New York instruments, whether such default has occurred prior to or after the effective date of this act.

Terms Used In N.Y. Banking Law 654

  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Fund: when used in this article, means the state transmitter of money insurance fund as provided for in this article. See N.Y. Banking Law 653
  • Transmitter of money: means a licensee, as such term is defined in subdivision two of section six hundred forty of this chapter, a bank, trust company, private banker, savings bank and savings and loan association, a credit union, foreign banking corporation licensed pursuant to article two of this chapter and any investment company which either directly or through agents transacts the business in this state of selling or issuing New York instruments. See N.Y. Banking Law 653