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9-911. Declarations of dividends. (a) The directors of any bank or trust company may declare cash dividends only from undivided profits. Before paying this dividend, the directors shall ensure that the surplus fund equals or exceeds the capital stock account. If the surplus fund is less than the capital stock account, the directors shall transfer 25% of the net profits of the bank or trust company, since the last preceding dividend from undivided profits to the surplus fund, except no additional transfers shall be required once the surplus fund equals the capital stock account.

(b) The directors of any bank or trust company may not declare or pay an asset dividend, other than cash dividends allowed pursuant to subsection (a), without prior approval from the commissioner.

History: L. 1947, ch. 102, § 24; L. 1989, ch. 48, § 23; L. 2015, ch. 38, § 42; July 1.



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