Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 4. Operation and Regulation

Investments Of Financial Institutions

32-1-424. Investments of financial institutions. (1) Notwithstanding other provisions of the law, it is lawful for a bank, trust company, investment company or other financial institution operating under the laws of this state to invest the funds or money in its custody or possession, eligible for investment, in:

(a) debentures issued by the federal housing administrator and in obligations of national mortgage associations; and

(b) United States government obligations, either directly or in the form of securities of or other interests in an open-end or closed-end management type investment company or investment trust registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-1 through 80a-64), as amended, if:

(i) the portfolio of the investment company or investment trust is limited to United States government obligations and repurchase agreements fully collateralized by United States government obligations; and

(ii) the investment company or investment trust takes delivery of the collateral for any repurchase agreement, either directly or through an authorized custodian.

(2) The department shall publish a list of the permissible type of investments in United States government obligations as provided in subsection (1).

History: (1), (2)En. Sec. 26, Ch. 89, L. 1927; re-en. Sec. 6014.30, R.C.M. 1935; Sec. 5-505, R.C.M. 1947; (3)En. Sec. 1, Ch. 5, Ex. L. 1933; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 37, L. 1935; re-en. Sec. 5309.35, R.C.M. 1935; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 24, L. 1937; Sec. 35-142, R.C.M. 1947; R.C.M. 1947, 5-505, 35-142(part); amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 36, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 4, Ch. 137, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 28, Ch. 395, L. 1993.