SEC. 81-5-93. Clearing house authorized.
Banks or banking institutions in any municipality or county or counties in this state may organize and establish clearinghouse associations, composed of such banks and banking institutions as may become members thereof, by voluntary action for the purpose of effecting daily settlements and exchanges by and between the associate banks, the payment or settlements at such clearinghouse of daily balances between such members resulting from exchanges, payment of checks and other orders of money and for the purpose of making provision for the proper conduct and management of the banking operations of such municipality or county or counties, and of the members of such association. Such clearinghouse associations may or may not be incorporated. If incorporated, a clearinghouse association shall be organized as a corporation without capital stock and not organized for profit or gain and the stock thereof may be held by the member banks, each such member bank being entitled to hold not more than one (1) share therein.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 5221; Laws, 1934, ch. 146; 1982, ch. 341, eff from and after July 1, 1982.