17:9A-255. Extensions of time by commissioner
The commissioner shall have power, for good cause shown, to curtail the 6-month period specified in subsection B of section 253, and to extend the 15-month period specified in subsection B of section 253 for a period not exceeding 1 month in either case; and to extend the 60-day period specified in section 254 for a period not exceeding 30 days. No extension or curtailment shall be allowed by the commissioner which will result in the lapse of a calendar year without the commencement of an examination pursuant to section 253.
L.1948, c. 67, p. 372, s. 255. Amended by L.1951, c. 35, p. 141, s. 1; L.1953, c. 71, p. 985, s. 4; L.1965, c. 171, s. 13.
17:9A-256 Reports to commissioner; violations, penalties.
256. A. Every bank and out-of-State bank with a branch office in this State shall make and file in the department, not less than two reports during each year, in the form prescribed by the commissioner.
B.Every report filed pursuant to subsection A of this section shall state in detail and under appropriate heads the assets and liabilities of the bank or out-of-State bank at the close of business on any day specified by the commissioner, and shall be filed in the department within ten days after the receipt by the bank or out-of-State bank of a request therefor. The report shall be attested by the signatures of at least three directors who are not officers of the bank or out-of-State bank, and shall be verified by the oaths of at least two officers of the bank or out-of-State bank. The commissioner may extend for not more than ten days the time within which such report shall be filed.
C.The commissioner shall have power to call for special reports from a bank or out-of-State bank when, in the commissioner's judgment, such special reports are necessary in order to obtain a full and complete knowledge of its condition.
D.A bank or out-of-State bank which fails to make and transmit a report required by this section shall be subject to a penalty of not more than $100 for each day during which such failure continues, and the commissioner may revoke or suspend its authority to do business in this State.
The penalty may be collected in a summary proceeding pursuant to the "Penalty Enforcement Law of 1999," P.L.1999, c.274 (C.2A:58-10 et seq.). A warrant may issue in lieu of a summons.
E.The commissioner may waive the requirements of this section if the bank or out-of-State bank files a similar report with federal regulators and adequate provision is made for the commissioner to have access to that filing.
L.1948,c.67,s.256; amended 1953, c.17, s.38; 1996, c.17, s.18; 2007, c.81, s.4.
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