12 CFR 370.2 - Definitions.
For purposes of this part:
(a)Account holder means the person or entity who has opened a deposit account with a covered institution and with whom the covered institution has a direct legal and contractual relationship with respect to the deposit.
(b)Brokered deposit has the same meaning as provided in 12 CFR 337.6(a)(2).
(c)Covered institution means an insured depository institution which, based on its Reports of Condition and Income filed with the appropriate federal banking agency, has 2 million or more deposit accounts during the two consecutive quarters preceding the effective date of this part or thereafter.
(d)Compliance date means the date that is three years after the later of the effective date of this part or the date on which an insured depository institution becomes a covered institution.
(f)Deposit account records has the same meaning as provided in 12 CFR 330.1(e).
(g)Ownership rights and capacities are set forth in 12 CFR part 330.
(h)Payment instrument means a check, draft, warrant, money order, traveler's check, electronic instrument, or other instrument, payment of funds, or monetary value (other than currency).
(i)Standard maximum deposit insurance amount (or “SMDIA”) has the same meaning as provided pursuant to section 11(a)(1)(E) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act ( 12 U.S.C. 1821(a)(1)(E)) and 12 CFR 330.1(o).
(j)Transactional features with respect to a deposit account means that the depositor or account holder can make transfers or withdrawals from the deposit account to make payments or transfers to third persons or others (including another account of the depositor or account holder at the same institution or at a different institution) by means of a negotiable or transferable instrument, payment order of withdrawal, check, draft, prepaid account access device, debit card, or other similar order made by the depositor and payable to third parties, or by means of a telephonic (including data transmission) agreement, order or instruction, or by means of an instruction made at an automated teller machine or similar terminal or unit. For purposes of this definition, “telephonic (including data transmission) agreement, order or instruction” includes orders and instructions made by means of facsimile, computer, internet, handheld device, or other similar means.
(k)Unique identifier means an alpha-numeric code associated with an individual or entity that is used consistently and continuously by a covered institution to monitor the covered institution's relationship with that individual or entity.