The required balance carried by a member bank with a Federal reserve bank may, under the regulations and subject to such penalties as may be prescribed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, be checked against and withdrawn by such member bank for the purpose of meeting existing liabilities.
12 U.S. Code § 464 - Checking against and withdrawal of reserve balance
Section is comprised of subsec. (f), formerly ninth par., of section 19 of act Dec. 23, 1913, as redesignated by Pub. L. 89–597.
1942—Act July 7, 1942, struck out proviso which prohibited making new loans or paying dividends until required balance was restored.