The A B C of the Federal Reserve System

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University Press, 1920 - Federal Reserve banks - 208 pages

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Page 147 - The shareholders of every national banking association shall be held individually responsible, equally and ratably, and not one for another, for all contracts. debts, and engagements of such association to the extent of the amount of their stock therein, at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such shares...
Page 167 - That if any clause, sentence, paragraph, or part of this Act shall for any reason be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, such judgment shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the remainder of this Act,, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause, sentence, paragraph, or part thereof directly involved in the controversy in which such judgment shall have been rendered.
Page 89 - Board, by the Comptroller of the Currency in his own name before the association shall be declared dissolved.
Page 161 - Dividends (Sec. 5199). —The directors of any association may semiannually declare a dividend of so much of the net profits of the association as they shall judge expedient; but each association shall, before the declaration of a dividend, carry one-tenth part of its net profits of the preceding half year to its surplus fund until the same shall amount to twenty per centum of its capital stock.
Page 121 - That no association shall at any time be indebted, or in any way liable, to an amount exceeding the amount of its capital stock at such time actually paid in and remaining undiminished by losses or otherwise, except on the following accounts, that is to say:
Page 124 - ... bills, notes, revenue bonds, and warrants with a maturity from date of purchase of not exceeding six months, issued in anticipation of the collection of taxes or in anticipation of the receipt of assured revenues by any State, county, district, political subdivision, or municipality in the continental United States, including irrigation, drainage and reclamation districts...
Page 112 - To add to the number of cities classified as reserve and central reserve cities under existing law in which national banking associations are subject to the reserve requirements set forth in section twenty of this Act ; or to reclassify existing reserve and central reserve cities or to terminate their designation as such.
Page 86 - An Act to provide for the establishment of Federal reserve banks, to furnish an elastic currency, to afford means of rediscounting commercial paper, to establish a more effective supervision of banking in the United States, and for other purposes.
Page 93 - Upon duly making and filing articles of association and an organization certificate, the association shall become, as from the date" of the execution of its organization certificate, a body corporate, and as such, and in the name designated in the organization certificate, it shall have power: First.
Page 41 - To suspend for a period not exceeding thirty days, and from time to time to renew such suspension for periods not exceeding fifteen days, any reserve requirement specified in this Act...

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