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Legislative Committees

Banks

New York House Committee

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to review and initiate legislation that affects financial institutions that operate in New York State. The Committee's statutory purview includes the Banking Law, the General Obligations Law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the Personal Property Law. Entities under the Banking Law jurisdiction include banks, trust companies, safe deposit companies, savings banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions, bank holding companies, sales finance companies, licensed lenders, licensed cashers of checks, money transmitters, budget planners, mortgage brokers, mortgage bankers, insurance premium finance agencies, and foreign and private banks. The bills within the Banks Committee address a broad range of banking concerns including maintaining the competitive balance among financial institutions, protecting customers' interests, providing housing finance, and modifying banking regulations and administration.

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