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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 657
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F.S. 657.028
657.028 Activities of directors, officers, committee members, employees, and agents.
(1) An individual may not disburse funds of the credit union for any extension of credit approved by her or him.
(2) An elected officer, director, or committee member, other than the chief executive officer, may not be compensated for her or his service as such.
(3) Except with the prior approval of the office, a person may not serve as an officer, director, or committee member of a credit union if she or he:
(a) Has been convicted of a felony or of an offense involving dishonesty, a breach of trust, a violation of this chapter, or fraud;
(b) Has been adjudicated bankrupt within the previous 7 years;
(c) Has been removed by any regulatory agency as a director, officer, committee member, or employee of a financial institution;
(d) Has performed acts of fraud or dishonesty, or has failed to perform duties, resulting in a loss that was subject to a paid claim under a fidelity bond;
(e) Has been found guilty of a violation of s. 655.50, relating to the control of money laundering and terrorist financing; chapter 896, relating to offenses related to financial transactions; or similar state or federal law; or
(f) Has defaulted on a debt or obligation to a financial institution which resulted in a material loss to the financial institution.
(4) A person may not serve as a director of a credit union if she or he is an employee of the credit union, other than the chief executive officer of the credit union.
(5) A director, officer, committee member, agent, or employee of the credit union may not in any manner, directly or indirectly, participate in the deliberation upon or the determination of any question affecting her or his pecuniary interest or the pecuniary interest of any corporation, partnership, or association, other than the credit union, in which she or he or a member of her or his immediate family is directly or indirectly interested. 1, 6, ch. 80-258; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; s. 1, ch. 91-307; ss. 1, 87, ch. 92-303; s. 536, ch. 97-102; s. 1746, ch. 2003-261; s. 17, ch. 2005-181; s. 19, ch. 2014-91; s. 8, ch. 2022-178.