12 CFR 721.2 - What is an incidental powers activity?

§ 721.2 What is an incidental powers activity?

An incidental powers activity is one that is necessary or requisite to enable you to carry on effectively the business for which you are incorporated. An activity meets the definition of an incidental power activity if the activity:

(a) Is convenient or useful in carrying out the mission or business of credit unions consistent with the Federal Credit Union Act;

(b) Is the functional equivalent or logical outgrowth of activities that are part of the mission or business of credit unions; and

(c) Involves risks similar in nature to those already assumed as part of the business of credit unions.

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Title 12 published on 17-Jun-2017 04:33

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 12 CFR Part 721 after this date.

  • 2016-12-21; vol. 81 # 245 - Wednesday, December 21, 2016
    1. 81 FR 93577 - Federal Credit Union Occupancy, Planning, and Disposal of Acquired and Abandoned Premises; Incidental Powers
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      NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective January 20, 2017.
      12 CFR Parts 701 and 721