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[75 Stat. 190]
[75 Stat. 190]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1961

190 12 USC 1464.

PUBLIC LAW 87-70-JUNE 30, 1961

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(d) Section 5(c) of such Act is further amended by adding at the end thereof (after the paragraph added by subsection (c) of this section) the following new paragraph: "Without regard to any other provision of this subsection, any such association is authorized to invest not more than 5 per centum of its assets in certificates of beneficial interest issued by any urban renewal investment trust. For the purposes of this paragraph the term 'urban renewal investment trust' means an unincorporated trust established by written agreement between the authorized officers of two or more savings institutions the savings or share accounts of which are insured by an agency of the Federal Government, which agreement— "(1) expressly limits the purposes of the trust and the invest-' ment powers of the trustees to the elimination or prevention of the spread of slums and blighted or deteriorated or deteriorating areas and the redevelopment, renewal, rehabilitation, or conservation of such areas by private enterprise through financing the purchase or rehabilitation of real property, or the construction of improvements thereon, designed or usable for industrial, commercial, or housing purposes within the confines of an urban renewal 42 USC 1460. area (as defined in section 110 of the Housing Act of 1949); "(2) expressly limits the beneficial ownership of the trust to savings and loan associations or banks the savings or share accounts of which are insured by an agency of the Federal Government; "^3) provides that such beneficial ownership be evidenced by certificates of beneficial interest, which certificates shall have first claim at all times on the assets of the trust without preference between the holders thereof, and shall be fully transferable and assignable between any such banks and savings and loan associations at all times; and "(4) expressly provides that it shall be effective and binding between the parties thereto only upon being approved by the board. Any association chartered under the provisions of this section may LoBlnkBoardf become a party to any urban renewal investment trust. The Federal lafioJfs^ ^'^ '*^"" Home Loan Bank Board shall prescribe such rules and regulations, not inconsistent with the provisions of this paragraph, as it may deem necessary for the proper establishment of urban renewal investment trusts, for the effective operation thereof, and the participation in such operations of eligible institutions either as parties, as trustees, or as the holders of certificates of beneficial interest." (e) Section 5(c) of such Act is further amended hj adding at the end thereof (after the paragraph added by subsection (d) of this section) the following new paragraph: "Without regard to any other provision of this subsection, any such association whose general reserves, surplus, and undivided profits ag:gregate a sum in excess of 5 per centum of its withdrawable accounts is authorized to invest in, to lend to, or to commit itself to lend to any business development credit corporation incorporated in the State m which the head office of such association is situated, in the same manner and to the same extent as the statutes of such State authorize a savings and loan association organized under the laws of said State to invest in, to lend to, or to commit itself to lend to such business development credit corporation, but the aggregate amount of such investments, loans, and commitments of any such association outstanding at any time shall not exceed one-half of 1 per centum of the total outstanding loans made by such association, or $250,000, whichever is the lesser."