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Financial Institution Letter
Host State Loan-To-Deposit Ratios 2005 Ratios

Summary: The federal banking agencies have issued the attached host state loan-to-deposit ratios for 2005.

  • The banking agencies have issued the attached 2005 host state loan-to-deposit ratios used to determine compliance with Section 109 of the Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching Efficiency Act. These ratios update information published on August 26, 2004.
  • Section 109 prohibits any bank from establishing or acquiring a branch outside its home state primarily for the purpose of deposit production. This prohibition applies to any bank branch controlled by an out-of-state bank holding company.
  • As part of the test for compliance with Section 109, a bank’s statewide loan-to-deposit ratio is compared to the appropriate host state loan-to deposit ratio.

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Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance Officer

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Last Updated: July 29, 2005