12 U.S. Code § 4313 - Definitions
The term “account” means any account intended for use by and generally used by consumers primarily for personal, family, or household purposes that is offered by a depository institution into which a consumer deposits funds, including demand accounts, time accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, and share draft accounts.
The term “annual percentage yield” means the total amount of interest that would be received on a $100 deposit, based on the annual rate of simple interest and the frequency of compounding for a 365-day period, expressed as a percentage calculated by a method which shall be prescribed by the Bureau in regulations.
The term “depository institution” has the meaning given such term in clauses (i) through (vi) of section 461(b)(1)(A) of this title, but does not include any nonautomated credit union that was not required to comply with the requirements of this chapter
The term “interest” includes dividends paid with respect to share draft accounts which are accounts within the meaning of paragraph (3).
The term “multiple rate account” means any account that has 2 or more annual rates of simple interest which take effect at the same time or in succeeding periods and which are known at the time of disclosure.
 See References in Text note below.
 So in original. Probably should be “Board.”
This chapter, referred to in par. (6), was in the original “this title”, and was translated as meaning “this subtitle”, which is subtitle F of title II of Pub. L. 102–242, Dec. 19, 1991, 105 Stat. 2334, which enacted this chapter, to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2010—Pub. L. 111–203, § 1100B(1), substituted “Bureau” for “Board” wherever appearing.
Par. (4). Pub. L. 111–203, § 1100B(4), added par. (4) and struck out former par. (4). Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The term ‘Board’ means the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.”
1996—Par. (6). Pub. L. 104–208 inserted before period at end “, but does not include any nonautomated credit union that was not required to comply with the requirements of this chapter as of September 30, 1996, pursuant to the determination of the National Credit Union Administration Board”.
1994—Par. (1). Pub. L. 103–325 amended par. (1) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (1) read as follows: “The term ‘account’ means any account offered to 1 or more individuals or an unincorporated nonbusiness association of individuals by a depository institution into which a customer deposits funds, including demand accounts, time accounts, negotiable order of withdrawal accounts, and share draft accounts.”
1992—Pub. L. 102–550 made technical amendment to reference to “this chapter” in introductory provisions to reflect correction of corresponding provision of original act.
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